at a university bookstore, which write as well or better than Chinese Ticonderogas (and vintage Mongols, for that matter).

It’s also great for sketching. And the idea of a Bugle brings to mind Reveille (and Boy Scout camp), which makes me think of the Morning and my favorite Chanticleer, Mr. Henry. Our first was published just over a decade ago, and tonight’s pencil boasts similar Woodgrain Goodness.We are checking out the Musgrave Bugle.. 123 talking about this. At its most basic it is a folded up sheet of printed cardstock that holds 2 or 3 pencils. The Musgrave Test Scoring 100 is a budget wooden pencil in a distinctive silver finish. : yes. While it is probably  not entirely unwaxed, the core in the Bugle has an only slightly waxy feel to it. Started Lunch Table with all his jackass friends. Alt. The red imprint paired with the gold ferule and white eraser with that luscious pink tan wood is pencil perfection. kofiwidget2.init('Buy Me a Coffee', '#471e18', 'I3I26NYP');kofiwidget2.draw(); everyone should think about getting a package or two. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, See all details for Musgrave Pencil Variety Pack, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates.

Smearing and erasability are about average for this level of darkness, but ghosting is very good. Until the 14th, CWP has free shipping to this country, and you’ve probably been eyeing a few other pencils there as well.

Still, at the price of this pencil, it would be no great loss.

Arrived very quickly. Few people ever have the chance to find out about them.

Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Bonded lead. Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), View penspaperpencils’s profile on Facebook, View penspaperpencils’s profile on Instagram, Link Love: Wow, that’s a lot of pens! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Your email address will not be published. The eraser is quite hard, quite crumbly and not quite useless. (And thank you for the bonus pencils...I'll definitely share some with friends and coworkers so they too can see the quality difference), Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on January 19, 2019. Okay, I talk about Chicago all the time but what you might not know about me is that I went to high school and college in Tennessee. It’s been a long time since we’ve featured a plain-old-fashioned pencil review. The red imprint paired with the gold ferule and white eraser with that luscious pink tan wood is pencil perfection. I might have a difficult time explaining why, but I love this pencil. Retro in that pencil packaging once looked like this and modern in that we haven’t seen anything like this on the market in a long time. Darkness remains in the grey area, rather than a shade of black. So, searching for a suitable replacement I discovered the Musgrave Bugle which has nearly the same feel as the 220. […] Image Courtesy of: Johnny Gamber @ Pencil Revolution […].

Where it comes into its own, though, is for sketching. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Stationery photos, pencil, pen, fountain pen, and notebook reviews. This is an amazingly simple product that is simply genius. This upgrade included an upgraded website, and web presence in general. That’s right. I'm going to take a look at the #1 and #2 and see what the differences are. At its most basic it is a folded up sheet of printed cardstock that holds 2 or 3 pencils. At $2.25/doz these are great “user” pencils, for writing or the shop. Lead grade options: just this – feels like 2B or so I did some more swatching and the Golden Bear looked and felt significantly different than the Ceres and Test Scoring. Shelbyville TN is known as "The Walking Horse Capital of the World" because of its connection to the Tennessee Walking Horse industry, but at one time it was known as "The Pencil City" because it was the center of so much of the American pencil industry. Reviewed in the United States on December 16, 2018. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. It’s a sliding cardboard box that protects the pencils from banging about in shipping and looks stunning. The words "Shelbyville, Tenn., U.S.A." bring back a lot of memories of grade school. This pencil is unfinished at both ends and has a clear, glossy finish. One of the remaining pencil manufacturers left in the US, Musgrave continues to make pencils like they used to. I love the sliding box and how it feels both retro and modern at the same time. Nonetheless, unless you hate round or Naked A$$ed Pencils (NAP), pick some up some of these Chanticleer-esque pencils. The order was well packed and arrived quickly. I wish retailers would be a little more conscientious about supporting what’s left of the U.S. pencil makers. | Max Printer Ink & Toner. The imprint is black and of typical cheap pencil quality. The grain of the wood and the join between the two halves of the barrel are clearly visible. It sharpened well in the Pollux and the KUM Masterpiece, with just minor flaking where the wood meets the point. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. My favorites out of the sampler were the News 600 and Test Scoring pencils, which are both dark and smooth. This is an amazingly simple product that is simply genius. I wish they were raw wood, but I can’t win every time.

The Eagle, Musgrave, Calendar, Koh-i-noor and Badger were the best performers here. We writers … I appreciate my varied upbringing and that I can relate to urban life as well as the smaller, Southern towns.