My Collection – Photos and Commentary

Red | Blue

United States Companies


Berol, Best

Dixon (incl. Mexico)




Mallard, Moon, Musgrave, National

Reliance, Swan, U.S., Venus, Wallace

Cavalier, Connecticut, Miscellaneous


Italy, Eberhard Faber, Hardtmuth

Fila (Italy)

Presbitero, FIM-Torino, Misc. (Italy)

Eberhard Faber (Germany, Philippines, U.S.)

Checkpoint brand

Hardtmuth (Austria, Germany, U.S., Czechoslovakia, Czech Rep.)

German Companies

A.W. Faber (Germany, U.S.)

Johann Faber

Lyra (Germany, Italy)


Staedtler (Germany; U.S.)

Rehbach, Saturn, J.H. Faber, Herlitz

Misc., Unknown





Globe, Tombow, Yacht




Other Companies


Other Countries

Soviet Union




England, Ireland


France, Switzerland


Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Norway


Turkey, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary


India, Taiwan, Unknown


9 responses

  1. Silvana

    wonderful selection!

    June 9, 2011 at 6:50 pm

  2. Matt Mangham

    Really amazing group of pencils here. Look forward to seeing the rest!

    June 9, 2011 at 7:42 pm

  3. Maethelwine

    The Staedtler Half Moon with the Hackensack imprint! So cool…

    July 17, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    • An example of why I collect used pencils as well as unused ones.

      July 17, 2011 at 10:49 pm

  4. K I P

    hey guys 🙂 this is amazing idea :)) if i can find my red-blue pencil from old (soviet) times somewhere home i could share it with you 🙂

    August 19, 2011 at 1:35 pm

  5. Holiday


    September 4, 2011 at 1:24 pm

  6. Anonymous

    From a collector’s standpoint, your collection is at the same time inspiring and discouraging. 🙂 Amazing! Thanks for sharing, I come often to check out your latest posts.

    September 30, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    • I am happy/sorry to say, You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

      October 2, 2011 at 12:14 pm

  7. Jose Paulo Soares

    Congratulations Fred! amazing coleccion, very well presented.
    I’m also a collector interested in these file but unfortunley I haven’t so many…
    Keep showing

    October 9, 2011 at 4:02 am

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