THIS IS PART 4 OF 6 You can go back to Part 3 HERE ————— Next up we have the…

# War Drawing Pencils / Utility Pencils / WWII Pencils – Part 3

THIS IS PART 3 OF 6 You can go back to Part 2 HERE ————— If we take a quick…

# War Drawing Pencils / Utility Pencils / WWII Pencils – Part 2

This is Part 2 of 6 You can go back to Part 1 HERE ————— Turning to War Drawing pencils,…

# War Drawing Pencils / Utility Pencils / WWII Pencils – Part 1

This is the first part of a 6 part series. I will amend this page once they are all up…

# The Civil Service Pencil

The Civil Service pencil is a bit of an off-shoot from the HMSO pencils. As such, I’ve found that normally…

# Thomas De La Rue’s Ledger Pencil

Most people will be familiar with De La Rue, usually though: (i) playing cards; (ii) printing money; or (iii) Onoto…

# A.W.Faber’s Polygrade Pencils and the moving F grade

This post came about because of an interesting quirk with Faber’s Polygrade pencils, the ‘moving’ F grade. You may have…

# Thomas Wilson’s Cumberland Pencil Co

Let’s talk about the Cumberland Pencil Co; not the one that directly went on the become ‘Derwent’ and has a…

# E Wolff & Son Mathematical Pencils / L & C Hardtmuth Compass Pencils

I’ve decided to group a couple of pencils together for this post; the E Wolff & Son ‘Mathematical’ pencil and…

# E. Wolff & Son – Compressed Lead pencils

I’d planned on writing about E Wolff & Sons’ ‘Pure Cumberland Lead’ pencils next, but a last-minute change and today’s…