The KUM Ellipse Sharpener features a high carbon steel blade for perfect sharpening results anywhere, anytime. Housed in an ergonomic, elegantly designed, elliptical shavings canister. Sharpens all standard round, hexagonal and triangular pencils up to 8mm. Black only. KUM is the world's premier hand-held, steel-blade pencil sharpener manufacturer. Made in Germany since 1919.