Re: lg10 = 25cm, but why?

Matthew Lecin


Thanks for the laugh, I particularly enjoyed the "we can't ask anyone who was there as they are all dead" part!

Danke sehr,


On Tue, Feb 11, 2020, 15:18 meine <trialero@...> wrote:

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Today I got a message from Faber-Castell on my question on the 25cm scale length -- see below for the full reply in German.

At FC they were not able to help us any further on this matter, but it is great that they replied. It will be no surprise that all that might know of this slided away from us into eternal calculations. In their reply however, the FC worker gave two names that might reveal some more (the names and ISBN are in the mail citation). I haven't looked for the authors -- Dieter Jezerski and Peter Holland and title yet. If anyone needs the literal translation of the message, please let me know and I'll add it here.

Since Peter is a member of this forum, first of all it is a great compliment that FC gave reference to your knowledge (!), but secondly it makes me curious if or what information you might have on the 25cm matter!

[citation of the email from Faber-Castell from 2020-02-11]
Sehr geehrter Herr Meine van Essen,
 vielen Dank für Ihre E-Mail.
 Leider können wir Ihnen auf Ihr Anliegen keine Antwort geben, da die
 Zeitzeugen, die wir hier immer befragt haben, alle schon verstorben
 Wir können Ihnen jedoch einen Buch-Tipp geben:
 Dokumentationen von Herrn von Dieter Jezierski
 ISBN 3-00-001503-5
 oder auf den Autor Peter Holland verweisen.
 Wie weit jetzt aber auf Ihre Frage nach dem '25cm-Standard' eingegangen
 wird, entzieht sich unserer Kenntnis.
Wir hoffen, dass wir Ihnen trotzdem weiterhelfen konnten und verbleiben
mit freundlichen Grüßen aus Stein
Stefanie <...>
Customer Care Center
A.W. Faber-Castell Vertrieb GmbH
Nürnberger Str. 2
90546 Stein



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