Brand: Kita-Boshi Pencil Co.
Made in: Japan
Older JIS marked HIT HB. This pencil comes in two different colors as seen above with gold print and white print.
This Tokyo-based company established its first factory in Saroma, Hokkaido, in 1913. In 1951 it became known as the Hokusai Pencil Co., Ltd., and still manufactures pencils today. Learn more at kitaboshi.co.jp.