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Duograph colored pencils by Eberhard Faber

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Aug 11th, 2018. Artwork published in
circa 1960
Duograph colored pencils by Eberhard Faber 1
Source: Uploaded to Flickr by Anneke and tagged with “volta”. License: All Rights Reserved.

Pencil case from Eberhard Faber, probably from the 1960s, featuring Volta fett (Bauer, 1956). The typeface designed by Konrad F. Bauer and Walter Baum was slightly modified for the “DUOGRAPH” logo: the R lost its upward-pointing exit stroke and A got a top bar for a more cohesive word image. See how the packaging for colored pencils looks like nowadays on

Duograph colored pencils by Eberhard Faber 2
Source: Pajoga. License: All Rights Reserved.

1 Comment on “Duograph colored pencils by Eberhard Faber”

  1. What a great package!

    The ‘H’ is different, too, with a small bottom counter. Perhaps they started with Volta but lettered the logo entirely.

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