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  Eberhard Faber Mongol 481
     

Eberhard Faber Mongol 481 Drawing Pencil

Eberhard Faber Pencil Co., Brooklyn, New York

production date
origin
available degrees
(1905) to ?
USA
unknown
 
see also Eberhard Faber Van Dyke drawing pencils
Eberhard Faber’s Mongol pencil was originally the company’s high grade drawing pencil. It must not have achieved the expected success because sometime between 1914 and 1920 the Van Dyke drawing pencil succeeded it. The Mongol continued to be produced as an office pencil and whether or not the Mongol drawing version was ever out of production is unknown to me. In any case, a Mongol drawing pencil was available in the 1960s as evidenced by the Mongol 481 shown below.
  Eberhard Faber Mongol 481
     

Eberhard Faber Mongol 481 Drawing Pencil

Eberhard Faber Pencil Co., Brooklyn, New York

production date
origin
available degrees
(1960s)
USA
10: 2B, B, HB, F, H–6H
 
I doubt these were ever actually marketed to draftsmen, but the box says “drawing” so I’ve included them. I suspect they were marketed to grade school art teachers, but I’m just guessing.




half gross box (half scale) box end