Made in: USA
This is another one of those great pencils that has been passed down from pencil company to pencil company. See the original Velvet 3557 made by the American Pencil Co.
German-based Faber-Castell, established in 1761 by the cabinet maker Kaspar Faber (1730-1784), is one of the oldest industrial companies in the world. Faber-Castell USA, part of the Faber-Castell family of companies, is based in Cleveland, Ohio.