The Kerry is a classic...
, January 31, 2014
The Kerry is a classic Japanese mechanical pencil -- compact, innovative,
understated, and reliable. I recall buying a Kerry as a highschool student in
Tokyo...that was back in 1965. Today's Kerry is wellmade and the plastic barrel
is serviceable, although Iwould prefer an all-metal body. Some may fined the
cross-hatched chrome-colored ring around the middle a little too much "bling"
but the ability to advance the lead when the cap is posted by simply clicking on
the button is still, I believe, unique to the Kerry. It's an "all-day"
Works well, but looks...
, April 29, 2011
Works well, but looks better! Love how the lead advance button works through the
cap, though wish it wouldn't advance when the cap was in place on the front of
the pencil. Not the best grip in the world, either. The gray has a nice
brown/greenish tinge that doesn't show up as strongly in the picture.