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Eberhard Faber Mongol Refill Erasers

The Eberhard Faber Co. often stated that their clamp eraser would “outlast the pencil”, but they still saw fit to provide replacement erasers. These small Mongol refill boxes contain three flat, red erasers and one metal clip: The question is whether these … Continue reading

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Ink blotter from the German branch of Eberhard Faber, ca. 1930s.

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Inspired by Basteln mit dem Lexikaliker.

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Eberhard Faber 1580/1582

An old and unremarkable Eberhard Faber pencil box I recently came across had two remarkable items in it, and both were extenders/caps. First was this extender with clamp eraser, similar to the one in this post: (With a Blaisdell Calculator 600.) This style … Continue reading

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Found It.

Searching for information about these old pencil-related items is at best hit-or-miss, at least the way I go about doing it. It comes in fits and starts, and my approach could be likened to an old saying: “a blind man … Continue reading

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