Palomino Blackwing 602
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The history of BLACKWING pencil begins in 1930, when Eberhard Faber introduces it on a market. Blackwing becomes the cult pencil very fast, mostly due to the winners of Grammy Award, The Oscars or Pulitzer Price, who used these pencils.
In 1990, when the production is finished, something incredible happens, what opens a new chapter in the history. The residues, that left on the retail market reaches exorbitant price - 40 dollars per one pencil. In consequence, it becomes the most expensive wooden pencil in the entire world.
The highest quality lead and replaceable eraser - these are characteristic featuraes of Blackwing, which are valued by many artists in the entire world.
Blackwings were used by, among others: John Steinbeck, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, and also Chuck Jones, an animation director who, with the help of this pencil, created Bugs Bunny and another characters of Looney Tunes.
For many artists Blackwing is the best writing and drawing instrument.
Today, Palomino company handles the production of Blackwing pencils. This company is known from manufacturing drawing and painting materials of the highest quality. In 2010 Palomino at the request of many artists and authors, takes the decision to resume production of this amazing pencil, which now you can buy in a traditional edition called "602". It is the most soft pencil, very popular among artists, designed to meet the needs of drafters.
Replaceable erasers in different colours makes happy traditionalists devoted to the classical look of Blackwing and these who like innovations.
Graphite | Firm and Smooth Graphite Formulation
Package quantity | 12 pencils
Wooden, varnish case packed in box
Made in Japan