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The Castell 9000, a genuinely classic pencil, was launched by Count Alexander von Faber-Castell in 1905. Over the years, the 9000's quality and finely graduated range of hardness degrees have made it a favorite of artists and illustrators.
The Castell 9000 is the ideal pencil for every technical or artistic application, with break-resistant leads that are fully bonded to their casings.
Since 1905, this top quality pencil with superior black leads, made of very finely ground graphite and clay, has been a favorite among artists, as well as for precision, technical drafting.
Castell 9000 111th Anniversary Set
Help celebrate Faber Castell's 111th anniversary with this limited edition set. This set includes:
Drawing Art Set of 12
This set includes one each of 8B, 7B, 6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, and 2H.
Drawing Design Set of 12
This set includes one each of 5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, H, F, HB, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, and 5B.
Drawing Set of 15
This convenient set has everything you need to draw anywhere. It includes 12 Faber-Castell 9000 pencils (8B, 7B, 6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, and 2H), a stainless steel sharpener, a dust-free vinyl eraser, and a black nylon pencil bag.
Drawing Set of 3
This set includes one each of 2B, 4B, 6B, a latex-free eraser, and sharpener.
Drawing Set of 6
This set includes one each of 8B, 6B, 4B, 2B, B, and HB.
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Comments about Faber-Castell 9000 Pencils:
I have yet to find pencils better than these that aren't overpriced. These pencils are great for beginners and professionals.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Artsy artist
Love these pencils! So smooth and easy to blend. Will definitely be adding more colours to my collection.
Faber-Castell 9000 pencils are flawless!
By Pam the cat lover
from Natchitoches, La. USA
Faber-Castell pencils rank right up there in quality with the best artist pencils for your hard earned buck. I own almost every artist pencil brand that has ever been made (I'm a pencil collector and user also). I have ran tests on all pencils I own and I did not find grit or impurities in these.This anniversary box of pencils contain large graphite pencils which I love. Those woodless pencils snap into and break when dropped and they are a headache I don't need. The jumbo pencils that come with this set are flawless and are heaven in my hands.I really can't find anything negative about this beautiful box of pencils, which come with a dual sharpener and an eraser. There are great if you are on the go or at home. Also, the box is beautiful and functional too. It's a bang for your buck, and would be an excellent gift as well.
Best price for valued
from Laurel County Ky
Graduation gift, was just what he wanted and a lot cheaper price. Will refer friends and family for future purchases.
Excellent product, excellent price!
I cannot obtain these pencils in any of the H values except online. Blick has an extensive inventory with great prices!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Boynton Beach, Florida
Everything that came was wonderful, except the pad of paper that came "scrunched". One call to them and they replaced it, no questions asked! Great company, great support!
A nice pencil makes all the difference!
First Blick is the most affordable for these graphite pencils. I bought mine in open stock, which I appreciated, because I could choose which ones I really needed. This pencil renders smooth marks. The tip sharpens nicely and stays sharp for an extended amount of time. I can definitely tell that this is of exceptional quality. I bought a set of no bake brand on Amazon and they felt as if they had pebbles in them. These make smooth clean marks. I will only use this brand from now on.
These are very nice but typical
By Botanist For Life
from Atlanta, Georgia
They are pretty comparable with other brands. Nothing really outstanding. I draw my subject before I paint, so I can note the typical values and such.
from Carlsbad, NM
From the pencils to the sharpener to the case, this whole set is a wonderful addition to my art toolbox. The pencils have a wonderful range in darkness / hardness and can produce some wonderful drawings. I especially like the larger pencils for their large area shading abilities.
from Denver, Colorado
I needed a full set of pencils and this was perfect.
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