My Collection – Photos and Commentary


Dixon Beginners 308 is another example of a brand that lasted many decades, over which time there were several variations but no major changes —

What’s up with the green one?  It looks like its competitor, the Venus Scribbler.

4 responses

  1. There is on Beginners 3308 with ferrule too

    December 31, 2011 at 2:14 am

    • Yes, and Ticonderoga Beginners also.

      December 31, 2011 at 12:24 pm

  2. Pam

    are these lead free? The old ones 308?

    April 26, 2017 at 3:27 pm

  3. No pencils have lead, the element, despite the name. Graphite, a form of carbon, is the main ingredient.

    April 28, 2017 at 9:02 pm

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