The newest Blackwing Volumes is a tribute to Bauhaus on its centennial.It features a matte beige lacquer, Bauhaus shapes, matte black ferrule and eraser clip, and yellow eraser. The lead is soft.
The unsharpened pencil measures 5/16" wide (barrel)/3/8" wide (eraser) x 7 15/16" tall. The two-piece cardboard box measures 2 1/2" wide x 8 3/8" tall x 3/4" deep. Pencils are made in Japan with California incense cedar and Japanese graphite. Erasers are made in Vietnam. Comes in a box of 12 with a vellum insert explaining the origin of the signature Bauhaus colors & shapes and wrapped with a printed cardstock sleeve.
Palomino donates 2% of all Blackwing sales to the Blackwing Foundation at the end of each calendar year. The Blackwing Foundation was founded in 2012 to further music and arts education at the K-12 level.