A great big thick lead thats ideal for all creative types - Sketchers, scribblers and doodlers alike . . .
The earliest preserved copy of a mechanical pencil was found in the wreckage the HMS Pandora, which sank in 1791. The frigate was sent out to arrest the mutineers of the Bounty.
Kaweco has been producing all kinds of mechanical pencils since the beginning of the 20th century. The Kaweco clutch pencils had become very popular in the fifties, the heyday of technical drawing. Until this very day the clutch pencils of the SKETCH UP series are very popular among sketch artists.
The high-quality mechanism holds a 5.6mm diameter graphite stick of the very soft 5B grade; making t ideal for sketching and drawing.
The metallic body comes in a choice of 4 finishes: Solid raw Brass, Matt Black (High quality acrylic) Shiny and Satin Chrome (on solid Brass CNC machined brass); all of which give these writing instruments the special feel and elegance. Made of light aluminum for your on-the-go journey, individually tailored through the natural and individual patina of brass, all the way to the chrome-plated version.
This clutch pencil measures 103mm in length, has a sharpener in the detachable end-cap and comes packaged in Kawaco's well know nostalgic brass tin.
The optional chrome clip makes a great accessory for this quirky, functional and fab clutch pencil . . .