Paw Prints — Blackwing

The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

First - a customer service announcement. Clare is taking richly-deserved time off. The UK office was closed from 3-7 August and will be again from 24-28 August. No orders will be despatched during these weeks. By all means order away, and everything will go out on the Monday following. I (Stu) will be monitoring email and social from the mountain hideaway - so any problems, yell.Now then, the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch. (HHGOA) From memory, these were released in February, and I have finally got hold of one in August - so this is hardly a hot-take.Regrettably, it’s not...

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Blackwings of victory

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

Whether it was the international pedigree or the adoption by various artists that did it, the Blackwing pencil evidently won itself a loyal following. Apparently, during the decade or so that no Blackwing was produced, online auction prices for 'new old stock' rose a hundred-fold. That's crazy, of course, but it showed there was a market waiting for someone else to tap...

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