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Fall // Black Wing

We have been preparing for the holidays and embracing the fall around the shop. Our favorite days are not just the delivery of local flowers, but when a new product is added to the front of the shop. This week the Blackwing pencil became part of repertoire for artists, writers, and lists enthusiast. Here's some background on what became known as the "Forty Dollar Pencil":  "Legendary Grammy, Emmy, Pulitzer and Academy Award winners have created with the Blackwing 602 pencil. The list of known users includes John Steinbeck, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Chuck Jones who proudly used Blackwings to create Bugs Bunny and many other Looney Tunes characters. Blackwing’s roots go back to the 1930’s when the 602 model was first introduced...

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