Made in: Italy
Metal cap looks a lot like a Ticonderoga ferrule. No surprise as Fila bought out Dixon in 2005 and soon after the Temagraph with the green and yellow metal cap was produced...this model was no longer made by 2010.
Founded in Florence, Italy in 1920, F.I.L.A. stands for: Fabbrica = Factory, Italiana di = of Italian, Lapis = pencils, ed Affini = and related products (pens, erasers, etc.). Today, the F.I.L.A. Group manufactures pencils, paper, and art supplies under a variety of brand names including Dixon, Ticonderoga, Lyra, Prang, and Strathmore.