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The remarkable history of the pencil

The remarkable history of the pencil

The history of the pencil. This probably isn’t an article you’d expect to surprise or excite. However, the history of the beloved and humble pencil is far more complex than most people realise, which actually makes it rather a fascinating tale – encompassing many nations, a war, and some smuggling…
Graf von Faber-Castell journal and pencil set review

Graf von Faber-Castell journal and pencil set review

Welcome to the 200th post on The Pen Company Blog. Today: a noble notebook and pencil. Graf von Faber-Castell, that’s Faber-Castell’s ‘posher’ product line started in 1993. Back then our favourite count, Anton-Wolfgang Graf von Faber-Castell, introduced this line as part of Faber-Castell’s reorientation. As a pencil enthusiast I am quite…