Mario Botta Fixpencil 2mm Lead Holder
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The first mechanical pencil ever, the Caran d'Ache Fixpencil is a 2mm lead holder with a simple metal body, clutch mechanism and a sharpener in the cap. Legend has it that this pencil was invented in 1929 with the intention of being a replacement for wood-cased pencils should the impending war limit supplies.
This one is a limited edition designed by renowned architect Mario Botta and comes in an angular display box with an assortment of colored leads.
Made in Switzerland
Includes: 1 pencil, 1 red lead, 1 blue lead, 1 green lead, 1 yellow lead, 1 HB graphite lead