Made in: Japan
MAR 2017: The Blackwing Volumes 205 8th Edition. The number 205 references the molecular weight of jadeite, the most sought after form of jade. Each pencil features a gold ferrule, black eraser, gold imprint and a firm graphite formulation. SPECIAL NOTE: BOTTOM pencil appears to be an error as the original 602 number is indicated.
Palomino Brands is a division of California Cedar Products Company, which produces CalCedar® and other types of wood slats for pencil manufacturers around the world. California Republic Stationer pencils were first produced beginning in 2003, and in 2012 the company began a transition to Palomino Brands for all new production.