The 600 News pencil has a larger than average graphite core with a dark black lead. It's a favorite for drawing and shading! 3B/4B hardness, 9 Pencils per box.
These classic pencils are made in the USA by the Musgrave Pencil Company, founded in 1916. Musgrave has been making American pencils for generations and many of their hard to find designs have remained the same for decades.