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Blackwing pencils were favored by award-winning creators throughout the 20th century. Despite a cult following, they were discontinued in the 1990s. Devotees began paying as much as $40 on eBay for a single pencil.
In the early 2000s, Palomino used their access to the best wood, graphite and artisan makers in the world to introduce a premium pencil line called "Palomino".
The buzz surrounding Palomino led Blackwing fans to asked to try and bring Blackwing pencils back for a new generation. In 2010, the Palomino company did just that.
The Blackwing Palomino is the second entry into the Blackwing Eras series.
It features extra-firm graphite, along with a "Palomino orange" barrel, signature gold stripe, gold Blackwing Palomino imprint, gold ferrule, and white eraser inspired by the Palomino pencils that paved the way for the Blackwing revival.
Also available in blue!