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Eberhard Faber: Sole Agent for A.W. Faber in New York

Having completed his law studies in Germany, Johann Eberhard Faber moved to America in 1848. He had spent the previous six months working for the family concern, A.W. 190 more words



Rzeszowska accosted crisp confectionery cakes but a slice of cheesy babka broke the fast. Fledgling fingers, green in pocket, found the Lippincott thieved the night before and… 93 more words

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"The dusty smell of graphite..."

What follows may be the only description of its kind, and is a revelation. You only get to read this for the first time once, but if you are in a still and quiet place and read it just slowly enough, you might even catch the subtle scent of cedar. 521 more words


The Last Eberhard Faber Factory

In 1956-57, the Eberhard Faber Company moved operations from their Greenpoint, New York location (established in 1872) to a state-of-the-art facility in Crestwood Industrial Park, located in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania. 110 more words


Eberhard L. Faber III: Witness to History

Eberhard L. Faber III was the son of Lothar Washington Faber (1861-1943), and the grandson of Johann Eberhard Faber (1822-1879). During the 1920s and 1930s he coordinated between the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company based in Greenpoint, New York, and its newly-built factory in Neumarkt, Germany. 306 more words


E. Faber Mongol No. 38

Four flavors of the Eberhard Faber Mongol mechanical pencil No. 38, complete with pocket clips and clamp erasers.

Before the company began selling mechanical pencils, extenders with clamp erasers were paired with  42 more words


1871: "My Great-Grandfather's Name Was Caspar Faber..."

In 1871 Johann Eberhard Faber (1822-1879) appealed a decision, made by the United States Custom House (of New York), that he undervalued the merchandise he received from A.W. 315 more words