Made in: Japan
March 2021: The 24th release in Blackwing’s Volumes series, the Blackwing 223 is a tribute to Woody Guthrie and his immutable optimism. Each pencil features a design inspired by This Land's "ribbon of highway", "endless skyway" and "golden valley". The pencils feature a black ferrule, black imprint, and balanced graphite.
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.