Layout 555 Extra-Black Pencil
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An extra black pencil for extra bold drawings, the Layout is one of the best known drawing pencils by Generals. It's even great for writing if you're looking for something especially dark.
Family-owned General Pencil Company has been making pencils in Jersey City, NJ since 1889 and is one of only three pencil companies still left in the United States. All of their pencils are made of high quality California incense cedar and are made to as high a standard as they were 100 years ago.
Made in the USA
Grade: ungraded but looks and feels like a 4B or 5B
Measures 7" long
Round, 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.