Kitaboshi 9606 HB Pencil Dozen
Deep maroon HB pencil with eraser. Gold embossing on one side; silver embossing on reverse. Hexagonal. Box of 12.
A Tokyo-based company that established its first factory in Saroma, Hokkaido, in 1913. In 1951 it became known as the Hokusai Pencil Co., Ltd., and manufactures pencils still today.