Paw Prints — Blackwing

The Japanese White Collection

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

First up - Field Notes Fanatics. We know. We want them to arrive too. The truth is, that in normal times, Field Notes HQ in Chicago bring in extra pairs of hands for New Edition despatch. Thing is, these are not normal times. Safety of customer and crew is top priority, and so despatch from the Windy City is not as speedy as normal. Please bear with us. As soon as we have these lovely new Letterpress editions, we will bounce them straight out to you.Stuart has officially entered his white period. Ikea may be to blame, with all that...

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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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