Based in the celebrated German spa town of Baden-Baden, Worther is a small family-run company that specializes in high quality writing instruments. The Shorty mechanical pencil is favored by designers, artists and engineers for its ergonomic hexagonal shape. The 3mm soft 7B lead is ideal for writing, sketching, or drawing, and self-sharpens as it is used. A handy clip finishes off the elegant and practical design. Comes with two spare leads, addtional leads are available.