Top quality pencils with superior black leads that have been a favorite among artists, as well as for precision technical drafting, since 1905. Artists will enjoy the excellent laydown of these smooth, pure graphite pencils. The leads are SV-bonded to resist breakage. Made of finely ground graphite and clay, they're never scratchy or crumbly. Pencils come pre-sharpened and the barrels are coated with a water-based varnish. Includes 12 pencils: 8B, 7B, 6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H and 2H. Measure 6-3/4" long. 3mm diameter leads. Packaged in a nice metal storage tin. AP Seal, non-toxic.