The chunky, almost cigar shaped e-motion propelling pencil sits comfortably in the hand. The barrel is made of pear wood, stained brown. The end cap and tip are highly polished chrome plated metal and the metal clip is spring-loaded. The break-resistant 1.4 mm lead is degree B = 2 and is smooth for writing and sketching. It does not require sharpening. Large replaceable eraser under the twist cap. Packaged in attractive white linen gift box.
Contents Include: 1 Pencil, Pearwood Brown in gift box
- About Faber-Castell:
Faber-Castell is renowned for its high quality, innovative products, commitment to tradition, and environmental awareness. Established in 1761 by the cabinet maker Kaspar Faber, Faber-Castell is one of the oldest industrial companies in the world.
The "Fine Writing" line, with its purist and functional language of form, has become an elementary building block in the Faber-Castell range. The series is aimed at satisfying the needs of demanding consumers, and the elegant products are particularly suitable as presents. The unmistakable visual feature, recurring like a common thread, is wood: it symbolizes the company’s world-wide core competence.
I love this mechanical pencil. It is on the small side, but its very comfortable in the hand. I generally prefer heavier writing instruments but this is the exception. Just a lovely tool.
This pencil was sent to my son, a lawyer at a foundation in NYC;
I own several of the e-motions, and find that it's the greatest ally
when doing the Times crossword puzzles. A small but great treasure.