The Blackwing 602’s most notable feature might just be its flat ferrule, which is topped with an extendable eraser. This was known by Eberhard Faber as a “clamp” eraser. It was heralded as quite the technological advance at the time of its release, and had over a 70 year history at the company.[Read more…] about The Clamp Eraser
While the Blackwing 602 is the most acclaimed of Eberhard Faber’s pencils, there are other famous lines. Many people know about the Mongol for instance, and another notable family of pencils is the Van Dyke line.
While the Van Dyke pencils are no longer popular, they are interesting and worth learning about.[Read more…] about Van Dyke Pencils