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  A.W. Faber Siberian Lead Detail
Detail of A.W. Faber Siberian graphite lead. Early leads, such as this one, were embossed with the maker's mark.
Later examples typically have white printing on them.
A.W. Faber Siberian Leads  

Siberian Leads for New Patent Artists’ Pencils

A.W. Faber, Stein, Germany

lead type
lead size
available degrees/colors
package quantity
package composition
production date
origin
graphite
2 mm
12: BBBB, BBB, BB, B, F, HB, H, HH, HHH, HHHH, HHHHH, HHHHHH
6
paper box
(1870)-1890s
Germany
 
see also Gurley Manual catalog, 1874, p 211
F. Weber & Co. catalog, 1890s, p 149
Frost & Adams Co. catalog, 1905, p 182
Tower Manufacturing Co., 1908, p 308
A.W. Faber Siberian Lead Artists' Pencil
A.W. Faber Siberian Polygrade Pencils
   

A.W. Faber Polygrade Leads

(German packaging)

A.W. Faber, Stein, Germany

lead type
lead size
available degrees/colors
package quantity
package composition
production date
origin
graphite
2 mm
Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
6
paper box with paper core
(1900)
Germany
  
see also A.W. Faber Polygrade Pencils