BIC Velocity Original Pencils are the trusted original with sleek and stylish barrels. These pencils feature the smoothest and darkest writing vs. other BIC Mechanical Pencils. The soft rubber grip provides writing comfort and control. BIC Mechanical Pencils are perfect for standardized tests. There are three #2 leads per pencil. Availabale in 0.5 mm, 0.7 mm and 0.9 mm.