The black band symbolizes a high quality, double-bonded lead, USA made pencil. Unless otherwise specified, orders will be filled in assorted colors, printed in black. Pricing includes up to five lines of ad copy silk-screened in one color ink. With the "AAkron Color Process", you can have your ad copy silk-screened in up to ten colors (see Multi-Color Imprint charge). Pencil colors, other than listed, are available upon request - 15,000 pc. minimum, call factory for details. Lead degrees of #2 or #2-1/2 are available. Unless otherwise specified, #2 lead degree will be used. There is no screen or set-up charge.