This Kaweco Sketch-up mechanical pencil comes in a polished chrome, giving a contemporary update to a classic piece of design. The pencil uses a thick 5.5mm lead that makes it a favorite of artists, designers and architects. This model became popular in the 1950s, during the hey-day of technical drawing and has remained an essential for all stationery enthusiasts.
Kaweco is a German pen company that first opened in 1883 in Nuremberg, Germany. Throughout its rich history, the company has always balanced innovative design with the essential features of excellent stationery. Their core collection features fountain pens, rollerballs and mechanical pencils, each of which emphasize the joy and simplicity of handwriting.
Each pencil comes with a 5B 5.6mm lead loaded in, and this can be released with the simple clutch mechanism with a push button. This button can be unscrewed to reveal a blade lead sharpener.
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