Blackwing Volume 42 - Limited Edition (set of 12)
In 1944, 2nd Lieutenant Jack Roosevelt Robinson ignited the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to move to the back of a segregated bus. His refusal earned him a court martial for "behaving with disrespect" and "willful disobedience of lawful command". Lieutenant Robinson stood his ground and was acquitted all charges.
Lieutenant Robinson or "Jackie" Robinson went on to play Major League baseball with the Kansas City Monarchs. He broke the colour barrier and contributed to the desegregation of baseball.
The limited edition Blackwing 42 is a tribute to Jackie Robinson. It comprises of Blackwing's soft graphite, blue imprint and eraser, road grey ferrule, and red 42.
Made in Japan.