Brand: Chikyu Pencil Co.
Made in: Japan
Another Pre- WWII era Japanese pencil. "HB (Logo mark) Chikyu Enpitsu (then smaller fonts) Nippon Enpitsu Seizou (next line) company specially produced this"
Japanese Pencil Co. began in 1918, then in 1947 became known as Chikyu Enpitsu (which is translated into English as “Globe Pencil”) after a merger with five other pencil manufacturers. Then in 1991 the name was changed again to Chikyu Pencil Co.