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Wood Cased Drafting Pencil Gallery Index
Blaisdell Pencil Co.
Blaisdell Ben Franklin 550
Bruynzeel
Bruynzeel High Grade 1605
Caran d’Ache
Caran d'Ache Technograph 777
Dietzgen
Dietzgen Designo 3139
Joseph Dixon
Dixon's American Graphite Polygrade No. 5 new
Dixon's American Graphite Artist's No. 572
Dixon's Eldorado new
Dixon's Typhonite Eldorado
Dixon's Typhonite Eldorado 175
Dixon's Metric 1910 (orange polished)
Dixon Metric 1910 (green polished)
Eagle Pencil Co. / Berol / Sanford
Eagle Turquoise No. 375 (left hand imprint)
Eagle Turquoise
Eagle Turquoise (England)
Berol Turquoise
Berol Turquoise Filmograph
Eagle Draughting 314 (natural finish)
Eagle Draughting 314 (painted)
B.K. Elliott
B.K. Elliott "Electric"
Empire Pencil Co.
Empire Speed Drawing
Empire Pedigree
A.W. Faber-Castell, Germany
new
A.W. Faber Castell 9000 new
A.W. Faber Castell 9000 new
A.W. Faber Castell 9000 (post-1992)
A.W. Faber Castell 9000 (post-1992)
A.W. Faber Castell 9003 Chisel Point
A.W. Faber-Castell, USA
A.W. Faber Castell 9000 U.S.A. new
A.W. Faber Winner Techno-Tone
Eberhard Faber
Eberhard Faber Mongol 481 Drawing (early style) new
Eberhard Faber Mongol 481 Drawing (late style)
Eberhard Faber Van Dyke 600 new
Eberhard Faber Van Dyke Microtomic
Eberhard Faber Van Dyke Microtomic 600 (dusk gray, gold imprint)
Eberhard Faber Microtomic 600 (dusk gray, metal cap)
Eberhard Faber Microtomic 603 (dusk gray, gold imprint)
Eberhard Faber Microtomic 603 (dusk gray, silver imprint)
Eberhard Faber Van Dyke 331 Pencil Extender (plastic ferrule)
Eberhard Faber Van Dyke 331 Pencil Extender (metal ferrule)
Eberhard Faber Microtomic 331 Pencil Extender (dusk gray)
Eberhard Faber 333 Pencil Extender (plastic ferrule)
Eberhard Faber Microtomic Microlar
Johann Faber
Johann Faber Accurate
General Pencil Co.
General Kimberly
General Kimberly
General Kimberly
L&C Hardtmuth / Koh-I-Noor
L&C Hardtmuth Koh-I-Noor new
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I HB
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I H
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I 3H
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I 4H
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I 5H
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I 6H
Koh-I-Noor 1500-I 9H
Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph 1500-I
Koh-I-Lar
Bohemia Works Toison d'Or 1900
L&C Hardtmuth Koh-I-Noor Toison d'Or 1900
L&C Hardtmuth Cyklop 1332
Koh-I-Noor 1098 extender
Koh-I-Noor 1098 N extender
L&C Hardtmuth 1099 1/2 extender
Lyra
Lyra Orlow 6300 Eliograph
Matchless
Matcheless Drawing Pencil
Milton Bradley Co.
Milton Bradley Drawing Pencil
Musgrave Pencil Co.
Musgrave Unigraph 1200
Paramount
Paramount Diamond 5055
Paramount Star 5054
Paramount 331-L Extender
Paramount 332 Double-Ended Extender
Frederick Post Co.
Frederick Post Corona 2805 WC
Reliance Pencil Co.
Reliance Templar Drawing
Ruwe Pencil Co.
Ruwe 205
Schwan / Swan Stabilo
Schwan Stabilo Micro 8000
Schwan Carb-Othello 400
J.S. Staedtler / Mars
J.S. Staedtler Mars 1225 (Bavaria)
J.S. Staedtler Mars Lumograph 2886
Staedtler Mars Lumograph 100 (left hand imprint)
Staedtler Mars Lumograph 100 (right hand imprint)
Staedtler Mars Lumograph 100 (circa 2005)
J.S. Staedtler Lumograph 2888 chisel-point
J.S. Staedtler Mars-Duragraph 2825
J.S. Staedtler Mars Duralar 2830
Staedtler Mars Duralar 2830 (Mars head logo and moon logo)
Staedtler Mars Dynagraph 100 50 (left hand imprint)
Staedtler Mars Dynagraph 100 50 (right hand imprint)
J.S. Staedtler Precision 1600
Tombow
Tombow Mono Homograph
Venus / American Pencil Co.
Venus Drawing (left hand imprint) new
Venus Drawing (right hand imprint)
Venus Drawing with eraser tip
Venus Drawing 3800
Eberhard Faber Design Drawing 3800
Faber-Castell Design Drawing 3800
Sanford Design Drawing 3800
Wallace Pencil Co.
Wallace Invader 525 (dipped end)
Wallace Invader 525 (metal tip)
Wolff & Sons
Wolff & Sons Royal Sovereign
unknown maker
unknown compass pencil

Wood Cased Drafting Pencils



What’s the difference between a regular pencil and a drafting pencil?


Drafting/drawing pencils have traditionally been at the high end of the pencil quality scale. The distinguishing characteristics of a good pencil have always been the quality and uniformity of the cedar casing, the quality and predictability of the graphite lead, and the finish.

Any drawing pencil that comes in a wide variety of lead degrees (B, H, 2H, etc.) including degrees higher than 2H can be considered a drafting pencil.