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Sun-Star Crosno eraser

A local campus bookstore now stocks an unusual item – the Sun-Star Crosno stick eraser. The eraser has features that include a cross shaped eraser stick, a rubberized grip, a window to see how much eraser remains, and a clip. The cap even has – another eraser! Overall, I find it a bit over-designed, but [...]

El Casco pencil sharpener

From El Casco, here is the M-430 chrome plated and black pencil sharpener. I’ve heard good and bad things about these sharpeners for years. I also don’t seem to ever have read a review or heard a personal account from an owner. An online retailer recently had a very good sale, and I decided to [...]

Viarco soft carbon pencils

The lack of art and craft in the packaging of modern stationery is regularly lamented at this blog. A manufacturer who is bucking the trend is Viarco, who have launched a new carbon pencil that is beautifully housed. A set of six pencils are wrapped with paper and tightly bound with string at both ends. [...]