Antica Cartotecnica Set of 4 Vintage Pencils in Pocket

$14.00 $5.60

Vintage pencils are new again in this pack of four

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Why We Love This

Straight from the streets of Rome, this functional foursome has style and history. This variety pack of colorful vintage pencils, culled from a stationer’s shop, is from the 1930s to the 1970s and is encased in paper that’s half a century old.


Antica Cartotecnica has been making and selling first-rate writing tools since 1930 and is run by the same family, whose commitment to quality persists, even in these simple pencils. These four wood pencils are snugged up in a lovely colored pocket made from rich Italian paper. Easy to grab and go, put this packet in a bag or pocket on the way out the door to sketch or jot on a moment’s notice. This selection of various leads inspire us to lay the screens, tablets and phones aside for a moment to reflect and follow the age-old practice of putting pencil to paper.

About the Maker

Antica Cartotecnica, fine stationers, was opened in 1930 by the current owner’s grandmother. Located in a landmark location in Rome, Italy that sits between the Pantheon and Piazza Navona, it’s still a family-run business. Dedicated to the ancient art of writing, they’ve established their own line of notebook, planners and journals, all handmade with the finest papers by Italian artisans.

Additional information

Weight 0.6 oz
Dimensions 7.5 × 2 in


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