Contak 440 (2)


The Faber-Castell Contak • 440 and the the later Newell version are rather similar:


And while it’s not unusual for a pencil’s design to change over the years, this earlier version of the Contak is considerably different: Gold stamp, gold ferrule with double-enamel stripe, and a completely different logo:


The diameter of this pencil is a little wider too, but from what I can tell the lead remained the same.

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2 Responses to Contak 440 (2)

  1. Matthias says:

    The double black stripes and the ‘fuller’ font give the old version an air of elegance, but also supremacy. Beautiful.


  2. Johnny Smith says:

    Where can i purchase this pencil ?


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