Blackwing 602 Firm Graphite Pencils

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Blackwing pencils were favored by many Oscar, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize winners throughout the 20th century. After they were discontinued, fans began paying as much as $40 per pencil to seize unused stock. Now, Blackwing is back for a new generation of artists, writers, musicians, and people who appreciate the craftsmanship of a well-made good.

Praised in the New YorkerThe Boston Globe, and Boing Boing among others, the Blackwing 602 features a firm and smooth graphite core that helps it deliver on its promise of “Half the Pressure, Twice the Speed.”  It's lead is placed at a B grade. Blackwing 602 pencils feature a gunmetal grey finish and iconic square Blackwing ferrule with a pink eraser. 

This product features the legacy version of the Blackwing imprint and packaging used from 2010-2019. Legacy stock available while supplies last.  

  • Semi-hexagonal shape that is easy to grip
  • Japanese graphite with clay for strength and wax for smoothness
  • Genuine incense-cedar wood from California and Oregon that sharpens evenly
  • Replaceable eraser
  • Set of 12 pencils
  • Conforms to ASTM D 4236
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