Made in: Thailand
Early FC model. The First Edition would be circa 1999. FSC certified Incense-cedar. In fact, the ForestChoice brand was the first brand of pencils in the world to commit to all products in the range being produced from FSC certified wood.
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.