BIC Xtra-Precision Mechanical Pencils feature smooth-writing 0.5mm lead that supports neat handwriting. The lead advances quickly, does not smudge and erases cleanly, helping to keep work tidy. This #2 pencil never needs sharpening, making it a great choice at test time and for writing tasks requiring greater precision. One BIC mechanical pencil equals 2-1/2 wood case pencils, giving you more for your money. It’s no wonder BIC Pencil is the #1 Selling Mechanical Pencil*! This pack includes 8 BIC Xtra-Precision 0.5mm mechanical pencils with contemporary metallic colored barrels.