Episode 4: Woodfellas


Although we love nothing more than sharpening up a good pencil and writing with it, there are some pencils we just want to keep in pristine shape. It’s the collector in us — an antique pencil, a souvenir pencil, a pencil advertising a business long since past. This episode is dedicated to those specimens that sit on display or, in Andy’s case, one of several cigar boxes in his basement. We’ll discuss sources of finding these sorts of pencils, discuss some of our favorites, and even let you in on a secret society of collectors, so you can network and trade with them.

Tushar Lakhanpal, 15, claims to own 14,000 pencils from 40 countries He believes his collection, which includes two pencils thought to have once belonged to Queen Elizabeth II, could be world record breaking. Click to read the full article.

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