Two store window displays from 1919, showcasing Eberhard Faber Van Dyke pencils.
The packaging and appearance of the pencils in these photos dates back to 1914 when the Eberhard Faber Company relaunched the line. I haven’t found the very first year in which they were offered, but Van Dyke pencils go back at least as far as 1899:
This packaging also pre-dates the adoption of the diamond-star as the company logo:
Here is another example from an 1896 advertisement. In the center of the ad you can see an offer for campaign pencils: