My Collection – Photos and Commentary

Crackled

The American Pencil Company came up with the unique green crackle finish for its drawing pencils, the story goes, by accident.  But it’s not so unique, and that is no accident, as these pencils demonstrate —

As usual, old Japanese manufacturers were the most industrious imitators, but we also have a couple of newer ones from Taiwan and India. 

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One response

  1. Holiday

    Such beauty! Thanks for sharing, Fred!

    October 8, 2011 at 6:44 pm

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