Tennessee Red Cedar Pencil Box - 2 Dozen

Musgrave

$ 48.00 

  • Tennessee Red Cedar Pencil Box - 2 Dozen - CW Pencil Enterprise
  • Tennessee Red Cedar Pencil Box - 2 Dozen - CW Pencil Enterprise
  • Tennessee Red Cedar Pencil Box - 2 Dozen - CW Pencil Enterprise
  • Tennessee Red Cedar Pencil Box - 2 Dozen - CW Pencil Enterprise

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Once upon a time, American-made pencils were primarily made out of Tennessee red cedar, which is a darker, streaky-er, more fragrant type of cedar. Towards the middle of the 20th century, pencil companies began phasing it out as California incense cedar was found to be easier to work with, and much more plentiful.

Musgrave, a pencil company founded in Shelbyville, Tennesee in 1916 has brought back the Tennessee Red Cedar pencil with this stunning new pencil! The design pays homage to native wood and features a clear-coated finish to highlight the wood grain. 

If you're interesting in learning more about this special specimen, follow this link to Musgrave's blog. 

This particular set includes two dozen Musgrave Tennessee Cedar pencils in a storage box made of the same wood. 

 

Made in the USA

Grade: #2/HB

Measures 7 1/2" long

Set of 2 dozen in a wooden box

Hexagonal barrel, normal diameter