History of pencils
History in pencil Japan
It is said that the oldest pencil in the Japan was presented to Tokugawa Ieyasu and was used. It is now stored in the Toshogu Shrine of Kunnoh Mountain.
It is said that Ieyasu actually used it, but it does not know where it was made and how it reached the origin of Ieyasu.
In addition, a pencil-like thing has been discovered as a funeral goods of Date Masamune.