• We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

      (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
      Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM

       

      Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

      Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.
      Sale 2458 | Lot 323
      Price Realized: $10,625With Buyer's Premium
      Show Hammer Price
      • Click Image To Enlarge

        Additional Images
      • Sale 2458 Lot 323

        (EBERHARD FABER PENCIL CO.)
        A fantastically hand-colored salesman's album containing 86 photographs displaying pencils, pens, chalk, erasers, rubber bands, and display window products from Eberhard Faber of New York.
        With bright and vivid images, presumably hand-colored with the company's own pigment, illustrating the vast variety of products offered by Eberhard Faber, from their "Mongol" and "Van Dyke" pencils, Aquarello chalk, and dwarf lead pencils, to pink pearl erasers, Trutint compressed crayons, and indelible watercolor pencils, as well as various display props to be used in storefront and window advertisements. Silver prints, the images measuring 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, linen backed, nearly all with captions or inventory numbers in the negative, and with the Paramount photographer's studio hand stamp on verso. Oblong 4to, black leatherette with a gilt stamped title; twin-bolt binding. Circa 1915


        Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

        View a video of this lot.
        View images of this lot.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,625

        Share