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A.W. Faber Taschenstift No. 018

This pocket pencil and point protector were made by A.W. Faber-Castell. The point protector is nickel-plated and has a gold-plated tip and slide ring. Close inspection of the tip reveals a small imprint: “A.W. Faber Paris” I’m not certain of … Continue reading

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Ersatz Ersatz

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No. 1548

This Eberhard Faber flat pocket pencil has got me wondering something. It’s similar in design to countless other versions made by the company but this one has a clamp eraser, and the patent date for the clamp is embossed on … Continue reading

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Pony Up

This is one of those older pencils, or perhaps style of pencils, that yielded many iterations and variations. This pencil, from the early 1900s, closely resembles what was to be called the Pony Clip pencil by Eberhard Faber: It’s of the pocket … Continue reading

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