Absolute Extra Strong Pencil
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One of many of Hindustan Pencil Company's fleet, this pencil was designed to be dark, smooth but also extra strong. The core is a little thicker than usual and is indeed practically break-proof. Not convinced yet? Watch this clever television commercial for it.
Apsara is part of Hindustan Pencils, which makes about 8.5 million pencils a day across their many facilities in India. Not only do they make every part of the pencil, but they also grow and harvest their own native woods from which they make wood casings for their pencils.
Made in India
Grade: ungraded but feels close to a B/2B
Measures 7" long
Hexagonal barrel, normal diameter
We measure the characteristics of the pencils we sell against a General's Semi-Hex #2, which is the pencil we consider to be a good quality pencil of true HB/#2 hardness, similar to that of most American #2 pencils. The swatch in this product listing reflects that.