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“Behold the Woof Woof”
The Eberhard Faber “Woof Woof” was issued in 1923, something that The American Stationer and Office Manager saw fit to note: There was even some poetry written by an ‘admirer’ of the Woof Woof: It’s hard to say how many Woof … Continue reading
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It Takes A Village (Inn)
Service at the local Village Inn is just slow enough to get a little work done. Yes, that is a World War II-era Eberhard Faber Mongol with a plastic ferrule. No, I didn’t bring my own potato peeler, it’s a pencil … Continue reading
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(click to enlarge) Ever wonder what it might have looked like, when stores stocked such things?
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Eberhard Faber: Red & Blue. And Red. And Blue.
There have been some interesting posts about red & blue pencils lately, such as these posts from Pencils and Other Things, as well as these two posts from Lexikaliker. I don’t have very many examples to share, but here are a few that I … Continue reading
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Isn’t It Time For An Eberhard Faber Postage Stamp?
Not only is it time, I’d say it’s long overdue. Based on everything that the U.S. Postal Service asks of a stamp proposal, I put together a prospectus and created the samples pictured here. Should the proposal progress, I have someone … Continue reading
The Eberhard Faber Mongol Gets Its Stripe
The Eberhard Faber Mongol is an iconic pencil, whose origins date back at least to the turn of the twentieth century. Its most distinguishing feature is the black-and-gold ferrule — a design that the Eberhard Faber Company would eventually refer to it as “the characteristic … Continue reading
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Eberhard Faber Mongol, 1905
The original “MONGOL” trademark from the Eberhard Faber Company, 1905. S
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Art of Pencils: The 1923 Eberhard Faber Catalog
Some examples of color artwork from the 1923 Eberhard Faber Co. catalog:
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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 Mongol: What kind of lead does an XMAS Mongol have? Some see it as being half green. Others tend … Continue reading
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A Window On The Past (4)
… c. 1908
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