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Redesigned version of the Blackwing 602 writes new chapter for graphite lovers

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / October 1, 2010

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The iPad. Feh. The big news in graphic communications technology is today’s reintroduction of the legendary Blackwing 602 pencil, which the California Cedar Products Co. plans to start selling at www.pencils.com. The pencilsphere has been abuzz since early last month, when CCP’s CEO, Charles Berolzheimer, started discussing his plans for a new Blackwing, 12 years after Newell Rubbermaid , the ... (Full article: 729 words)

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