The legendary Palomino Blackwing is not just any pencil; it's an experience! Loved the world over for its quality, iconic shape, quality of the dark and soft graphite and replaceable eraser, it has inspired the creative work of many throughout the ages. Blackwing were originally introduced by the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company in the 1930s. Their cult following included John Steinbeck and Chuck Jones, who proudly used Blackwings to create Bugs Bunny and many other Looney Tunes characters. Today, a portion of every Blackwing sale benefits music and arts education.