GRAPHITE

The Originators of the

HB Degree System

Hardtmuth® Graphite is a premium lead that has been used in our professional artist’s pencils since 1802. Franz Hardtmuth, inventor of the graphite degree system, chose H after the family name Hardtmuth, B for the town Budějovice where our pencils are made, and F after himself. This varied degree drawing instrument has received accolaids from the world fairs in New York, Paris, London, Vienna, and Milan, and from Queen Victoria, who bestowed the name Koh-I-Noor on the pencils after the world reknown diamond as a representation of their finest quality.

 

LEADS & HOLDERS

Range 10 Degree: 4H-4B
Metallics, Chalks, & Charcoal
Shape: Round and Hexagonal Barrels

Koh-I-Noor lead holders are precision made with metal barrels and mechanical components.  The designer line of lead holders have sharpeners built into the caps, which simply screw and unscrew from the holder. There are two different size leads that fit the three main types of holders: 2mm and 5.6mm, and they are available in 10 degrees of graphite as well as specialty drawing leads. Click the chart below for a compatibility listing of leads.

Products
Lead Holders
Notebook Lead Holder
Notebook Lead Holder

2mm Lead Incremental Clutch, Sharpener 5608CN1005KK

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Toison D'or Lead Holder
Toison D'or Lead Holder

2mm Lead Drop Clutch, Sharpener 5900CN1005KK

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Adapto Lead Holder
Adapto Lead Holder

2mm Lead Drop Clutch 5616

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Technigraph Lead Holder, Clip
Technigraph Lead Holder, Clip

2mm Lead Drop Clutch 5611C

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Technigraph Lead Holder
Technigraph Lead Holder

2mm Lead, Box of 12 Drop Clutch 5611.IMP

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Spring Green Lead Holder
Spring Green Lead Holder

5.6mm Lead Drop Clutch, Sharpener 53310N1003PK

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Spring Yellow Lead Holder
Spring Yellow Lead Holder

5.6mm Lead Drop Clutch, Sharpener 5330N1004PK

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Green Lead Holder with Clip
Green Lead Holder with Clip

5.6mm Lead Drop Clutch, Sharpener 5321CN1003PK

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