Box of 12 unsharpened pencils in cedar wood. Painted in maroon, with typography in gold and silver foil. White rubber eraser. Length: 19 cm. Made in Japan by family-owned Kita-boshi (founded in 1913 on the island of Hokkaido—now headquartered in Tokyo). Designated for general use, simple sketching and academic writing. Hard black, smooth dark graphite.