Derwent – The Anniversary Box

by Aug 7, 2023Art Supplies, Shop News

The Cumberland Pencil Company released a limited edition Anniversary Box in 2002 celebrating 170 years of pencil making. This box, numbered 310 of 1000, is primarily a collectors piece, coming with the certificate of authenticity.

The box, a wooden item of beauty in and of itself, contains:

  • 72 Derwent watercolour pencils
  • 4 paint brushes
  • an eraser
  • a putty rubber
  • a sharpener for pastel pencils
  • a single hole pencil sharpener
  • a sandpaper block
  • a blending stump
  • 12 metallic pencils
  • 4 sketching pencils
  • 3 water soluble sketching pencils
  • 24 Aqua tone watercolour sticks
  • a flower porcelain palette
  • a small glass container for water
  • a small natural sea sponge
  • some watercolour paper, and
  • an anniversary model delivery van.

Come into the shop to see this wonderful collectors piece.

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