Cleo Skribent Der Gessner Pencil in Jute Pouch Zoom Cleo Skribent Der Gessner Pencil in Jute Pouch

Conrad Gessner (1516-1565) was - besides being a leading botanist, zoologist, physician and linguist - one of the first people to document the pencil. His sketches from 1565 describe a hollow shaft, into which you insert a lead and a tapering wooden split sleeve which holds the lead in place.

From these sketches and Gessner's description, Cleo Skribent have created their own version of this classic pencil.

The Cleo Gessner stays true to the original sketches, with the shaft being turned from a single piece of wood, with a stylised topper which somewhat resembles a chess piece. The 5.6mm lead is held in place by a separate wooden shim, which can be easily removed to allow the changing of leads.

155mm long not including lead.

This version is supplied in a simple, rustic jute pouch.

Additional Information

Product Code:CL48286
Ink Type:Graphite
Item Colour:Brown
Item Material:Wood
Refill Type:Lead
Tip Size:5.6mm
Cleo skribent
Modern remake of a 450 year old classic

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