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Where There's A Wilkes There's A Way

Reading and writing materials for a short trip to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, last home of the Eberhard Faber Corporation:

For writing, an A.W. Faber Castell waistcoat pencil (c. 63 more words


Clip and Tuck

Pencil protector/extenders used to be available in endless styles, shapes, and sizes. This one was made by the Eberhard Faber Company in the early 1920s. It was nickel-plated, came with an eraser, and had a clip for your pocket. 72 more words


A Conversation With Eberhard Faber IV

In researching American pencil-making I have encountered one overriding consistency: trade-related print sources are mostly inconsistent, especially the early ones. And as with any long story, names, dates, places, and events are told and retold until at best they become nearly impossible to discern, and at worst transform into myths. 617 more words


Christmas in Mongolia

With Christmas only seven months away it seems entirely appropriate to post about this Eberhard Faber Mongol. If you look closely, you will see it is an XMAS  29 more words

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Eberhard Faber Mongol Stenographic 596

I don’t usually go out of my way to get a dozen box of any particular pencil. There is rarely any need to “stock up”. That said, there are some pencils that linger in the back of your mind, and it is only a matter of time before you find yourself in possession of a redundant but absolutely thrilling box. 285 more words

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