Continuing from the previous post, we open up the tin. I would say there is a lot of evidence of pride in the product:
The paper flaps have all sorts of fascinating information about the MARS line. I like the list of the “most important” products:
The pencils, finished in black, perhaps have less show than we might expect, yet still look great:
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The heyday of beautiful pencils and great long-lasting packaging took place certainly during the past century. Hopefully the manufacturers of quality pencils will find a way find their niche and continue to thrive during the digital age of the XXI century. Yey just to be on the safe side better start stockpiling some cases of Hi-Uni and Tombow Mono 100 ;).
I’d forgotten they even existed.
When beauty was king. And quality queen.
“The pencils, finished in black, perhaps have less show than we might expect, yet still look great”
Less show? They stand out to me. Maybe I’m tired of seeing the generic yellow pencil. ;)