Not really a tale, but it seems the catalog number for A.W. Faber’s Columbus pencil wasn’t always 1492:
Nice. I like pencils with a theme. Too bad there aren’t many left…
Perhaps this would be a good game show question: Name a pencil whose theme is based on a single person.
Blaisdell’s Ben Franklin, EF’s Van Dyke…
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