Brass Mechanical Pencil with Steel Nib


Our brass mechanical pencils are handmade by designer Nicholas Hemingway.

This is our beautiful new Brass Mechanical Pencil also known as a propelling pencil in the UK. These make a fantastic gift for anyone creative who likes sketching or writing with a pencil. Now available in varying lead sizes 0.3mm, 0.5mm, 0.7mm & 0.9mm! A pencil to suit your very own drawing style!
These pencils have been handmade and designed by Nicholas Hemingway to be the best mechanical pencils for drawing & the best mechanical pencils for writing too. Beauty Engineered Simply.

Comes in a beautiful gift box with black vegan leather case.

This brass mechanical pencil weighs 24grams.


Brass Mechanical Pencil with Steel Nib

Experience the elegance and precision of the Nicholas Hemingway Brass Mechanical Pencil with Brass Nib. This pencil combines classic design with modern functionality, handcrafted from solid brass for both durability and style.

Distinctive Design and Superior Craftsmanship of the Brass Mechanical Pencil with Steel Nib:

Featuring a beautifully polished brass body, this pencil develops a unique patina over time, adding character and distinction. The precision-engineered steel nib ensures a flawless writing experience, whether you’re sketching detailed drawings or jotting down notes. Its minimalistic design showcases a sleek and timeless profile, perfect for those who appreciate refined craftsmanship.

Comfort and Ease of Use:

The ergonomic design of the Brass Mechanical Pencil provides a comfortable grip, making long writing or sketching sessions effortless. Furthermore, the smooth writing action complements the solid feel of brass, ensuring that every stroke is precise and enjoyable.

Built to Endure:

Nicholas Hemingway designed this pencil to last, reflecting his commitment to quality and longevity. The brass construction ensures robustness, while the steel nib offers superior durability and performance. Consequently, this pencil is more than just a tool; it is a lifelong companion for your creative endeavours.

Why Choose This Brass Mechanical Pencil with Steel Nib:

Opt for this Brass Mechanical Pencil to elevate your writing and drawing experience. Unlike ordinary mechanical pencils, this pencil stands out as a masterpiece of fine craftsmanship. Therefore, choosing this pencil means investing in a piece of art that performs exceptionally well.

Sustainable and Thoughtfully Designed:

Nicholas Hemingway’s philosophy of “Beauty Engineered Simply” is evident in every detail. This pencil encourages you to move away from disposable culture and embrace a tool designed to last a lifetime. Thus, each pencil is carefully balanced and handmade from solid brass, ensuring a perfect blend of form and function.

Praised by Many:

Our Brass Mechanical Pencils are beloved by illustrators, engineers, artists, graphic designers, design students, fashion students, and world-famous architects. Therefore, it is an ideal gift for anyone who values quality and craftsmanship.

Exquisite Craftsmanship and Quality:

Nicholas Hemingway personally handmakes each Brass Mechanical Pencil, ensuring meticulous attention to detail. His family’s heritage in writing, design, and engineering fuels his dedication to producing high-quality writing instruments. With this pencil, you are investing in a tool that enhances your creativity and provides ultimate satisfaction.

Fast and Tracked Delivery by Royal Mail

We send all orders using UK 1st Class Signed For and International Tracked, combining speed and security. Royal Mail, a venerable institution since 1516, has a legacy of dependable service that continues to this day.
Please note, delivery times are based on order completion and can vary depending on our studio’s workload. Hand-built items may experience dispatch delays. We hope you understand.

Explore Additional Options Other Than our Brass Mechanical Pencil with Steel Nib:

If a brass mechanical pencil is not for you, explore our Stainless Steel or Aluminium Mechanical Pencils for different styles and preferences.

Weight 24 g
Dimensions 144 × 8 × 8 mm
Lead Thickness

0.3mm, 0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm

1 review for Brass Mechanical Pencil with Steel Nib

  1. Emma

    Beautiful, elegant design. Lovely to work with. Thought i’d be the first to comment 🙂 Would definitely recommend. Will be buying another for my brother!
    a work of art Nicholas!

    Best wishes


    • Nicholas Hemingway

      Thank you for the recommendation Emma. It means a lot to me. Thank you
      Best wishes
      Nicholas Hemingway

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