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Derwent Launch First Mechanical Pencil: Precision


Derwent Launch First Mechanical Pencil: Precision

We are proud to announce the addition of our first mechanical pencil, the Derwent Precision. Derwent Precision, with its premium metal barrel, adds an extra dimension to Derwent’s extensive collection of pencils and artists' accessories.

Highlighted product features include:


-          High performance graphite, strong and consistent laydown

-          Pocket safe with retractable nib

-          A premium metal barrel, available in 0.5mm and 0.7mm

-          Elegant designed push button and concealed eraser

-          Available in sets with lead and eraser refills


Available in both 2B and HB grades, the Derwent Precision boasts consistent graded laydown against its competitors, making it a natural choice for sketchers and technical drawing professionals alike. 

A premium polished metal barrel and two lead sizes benefit from increased accuracy when intricate detailing is required. The pencil boasts a sleek, stylish design with a hidden eraser under the lightweight push button. The versatility of the Precision will make Derwent’s first mechanical pencil an essential for any artist, with refills available in both the 0.5mm and 0.7mm. 

Astri Saunders, Marketing Manager at Derwent commented, “The launch of our first mechanical pencil, Derwent Precision opens our brand up to a market of draughtsman and technical creatives whilst ensuring innovation for artists across the globe”.

Derwent Precision will be available from the middle of July as individual 0.5mm and 0.7mm sets retailing at £7.99 (each set contains 1x metal-barrelled mechanical pencil, 1 refill box with 15 leads and 3 replacement erasers). Further individual refills in both sizes will retail at £3.50 (each set contains 15 HB or 2B leads, and 3 replacement erasers).  


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