Ruby 621 Pencil - HB
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India's most recognizable pencil, the 621 is cased in Indian vetta wood and sharpens beautifully. You'll find that the wood is a bit harder than incense cedar and that the graphite core writes smoothly and holds its point well. Read about it here.
Nataraj is part of Hindustan Pencils, who make 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 case in the pencils.
Made in India
Grade: a true #2/HB
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.