Some of very prestigious recipients of Academy, the Pulitzer, the Emmy and the Grammy awards have also relied upon one writing instrument just to create the works of art named the Black wing pencil. Known as pencil of choice for some award-winning and creative individuals this Black wing inspired legends such as the John Steinbeck, the Leonard Bernstein and the Animation Director named Chuck Jones who used this Black wing pencil exclusively just to create the well-known characters like Bugs Bunny, the Wile E. Coyote etc.
Black wing 602 Remake
Origin of this very pencil dates back to 1930’s when it was just first launched by the Eberhard Faber. It also remained popular throughout many decades but just ceased its production in late 1990’s when machine which created this distinctive square ferrule the crimped metal part that holds the eraser just broke and it could not be repaired. When this pencil disappeared the fans began paying as much as around $40 on the eBay for single Black wing. They asked the Northern California-based Palomino founder and also CEO Charles Alzheimer whose family roots in pencil industry date back to around mid-19th century just to bring it back which he again did. Now Black wing pencil has just been resurrected for new generation of the creative minds.
Not only did the Palomino figure out just how to manufacture some new ferrule but they produced several different versions of Black wing the soft Palomino Black wing matte black finish, firm Black wing pencil 602 steel grey, and brand new balanced and also elegant Black wing Pearl white. This pencil’s square ferrule not only gives it somewhat unique, the high-end look it allows you just to replace the eraser after some extensive use or just customize your pencil by choosing own eraser color available in white, pink, black, green, orange and blue.
It is renowned as one of finest writing instruments in this world. Black wing has been famous for quality of the graphite, the iconic shape, and the replaceable eraser and famous folks whose works it has just inspired. Now it is inspiring new generation which falls back in love with this pencil. And just to accompany the pencils, Palomino has launched innovative range of the sketchbooks, the folios and the luxury notebooks which offer same great quality in the variety of the products.
Black wing products are also available on some websites. Black wing pencils are also available in the 12-Pack Box for around $19.95. Or for holidays, Palomino Black wing Special Edition Gift Sets include the 24 Black wing pencils and also a Black wing Long Point Sharpener in special edition wooden case, hand-crafted in the France worth $129.95. Replacement erasers are worth $2.95 for 10-packs. Notebooks range in the price of around $16.95 to $99.