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Pelikan are the proud title holder of one of Germany's oldest trademarks with a rich history dating back to 1871. The Souverän fountain pen collection has become widely regarded as one of the finest ranges in the world.
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Graf von Faber-Castell
Prestige luxury writing instruments and desk accessories from the unmistakable Graf von Faber-Castell. Understated elegance and undeniable quality since 1761.
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Kaweco Frosted Sport
German manufacturer Kaweco tell us the light colours and fresh names of their Frosted Sport range were inspired by the feeling of summer. Opaque ice-like barrels in six fruit-inspired pastel colours are complemented by silver accents.
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Pencils have come a long way since 1761. We have all types, from traditional woodcase pencils to the mechanical variety using clutch or propelling mechanisms. Faber-Castell have taken the pencil to the next level with the 'Perfect Pencil' complete with extender, concealed sharpener and eraser.
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Leather Goods
Fine leather accessories including pen cases, key rings, purses, wallets and desk accessories from world leading manufacturers including Mywalit and Graf von Faber-Castell.
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Bottled Ink
Choose a hue from our extensive range of fountain pen inks, including new colours from Graf von Faber-Castell. If you like to keep a varied selection British ink maker Diamine have added new 30ml bottles to their offering with over one hundred to choose from.
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Welcome to The Pen Company

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Free Engraving service

We offer a free engraving service. If you see our 'free laser engraving' symbol on a product, you have the opportunity to personalise the item with a bespoke name or message. Perfect for a gift, to add professional branding or simply to make sure nobody pinches your favourite pen.

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Sailor Pens
Sailor Pens

Revered by those in the know, The Sailor Pen Company produce some of the finest fountain pens available. Founded in Japan in 1911, Sailor have been producing high quality pens ever since.

Diamine Inks
Diamine Inks

Established in 1864 Diamine continue to manufacture fountain pen inks in Liverpool UK. These high quality inks are available in 111 colours in bottles & also 25 colours in convenient international standard cartridges.

Fountain Pens
Fountain Pens

Once the staple pen for all & now viewed more as luxury pens - they don't have to be - whilst we stock limited edition pens for collectors we also carry fountain pens suitable for everyday use and budgets.

School Pens
School Pens

Learning to write is an essential life skill learnt in School and used for a lifetime.We stock a wide selection of pens and pencils suitable for novice writers forming their first letters to competent essayists sitting...

Last Reviews
Jet Black Ink.
By Eric Lightwood-Ashcroft..
Have currently used 5 Bottles of Diamine Jet black ink,for music manuscripts.Previously I have used an amazing amount of Black ink by other Mfg Co's I could mention,but never really satisfied, & on a whim tried a bottle of Diamine.
I immediately went on line & bought 2 more ( 80ml)
It k...
Balanced pen - solid quality
By Lars ( Denmark ).
I bought the pear wood eMotion fountain pen with a fine nib, bacause I wanted a more solid pen than my plastic fountain pens. The nib had to be "written into place" - that took only a few pages - now it writes perfect. The balance is very good due to the "cigar" form. A small detail I have come t...
9b pencils
By cobby.
your pencil are really good but do not last longer and we need 0b
I love this pen
By Tina Livigni.
This is a spectacular pen, I am so happy to have found it. It’s size is great, feels natural in your hand and the weight is just right to give you the feel of this amazing Nib on paper. I have the fine Nib but I’m going to guess all the sizes are going be pretty good, I’m ordering a Med. next....
Amazing Pen ...
By Lars B ( Denmark ).
I am surprised by the quality of the nib ( Medium ) - flows as smooth as my decade old 14 K gold nib from Pelikan. Bought the black version - has silver stains = discrete japanese pen. Please note this is a slim version. I prefer to write with the pen capped to balance the weight. Good service f...
Diamine Steel Blue
By Allan O.
As usual-pretty fast delivery. Great color. Now i´m thinking which one should be the next Diamine color :)
Visually Stunning & Writes Perfectly
By Mark Dillon.
As someone who is fortunate to have the Sailor Pro Gear Imperial and Sailor 1911 Black Luster the trim on this Sailor 1911 Ringless Blackout spoke to me immediately.

It’s as visually stunning in person as I expected but what most people care about is the writing experience and the pe...
Excellent pen. Best customer service!
By Nitin Gupta.
I got the all black version of this pen. Very elegant, and excellent quality. This is my favourite pen in my collection. And I can’t rave enough about the customer service; the best I have encountered. These guys take it to the next level!!
Superb pencils, and excellent value.
By A C.
Inherited one of these from my father, who used it for many years as an architect. I have used it heavily since, still going strong, and it is a versatile, beautifully balanced, robust pencil. Leads keep a good point and are easily sharpened. I now need additional ones, not replacements!
Does what it says on the bottle
By Kelly.
Lovely colours. I purchased beau blue, lavendar, marine and deep magenta. The colours are really vibrant and I am very happy with them. I will be purchasing more colours in the future. Quick delivery and no problems with my order or items.
excellent pen love it!
By Ollie.
Wonderful in every way
By Martine Faber.
This is definitely in the top three pens I've used (and I've used a LOT of pens). Ordered the blue finish from the US, and it got here in a matter of days. Excellent pen, excellent company.
Great pen, Great service! And a few comments on the nib
By MT.
I love this pen! It’s beautiful, nicely balanced (don’t use it posted), and writes beautifully (but see my comments on the nib).
The Pen Company’s service was outstanding—timely delivery, perfect engraving, and great price. I would definitely buy from them again!

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Great mechanical pen. Right weight,elegant shape and color. Very convenient price
By Fernando Urrutia.
I love Lamy products, in fact I got the 50 years anniversary pens and fountain pen set.
The brand products including LAMY ECON MECHANICAL PENCIL 0.7MM are high quality, sophisticated and very compretitive in price vs quality.
Details such as the small steel wire in the LAMY Z10 eraser...
Ecridor ballpoint pen
By Anton.
Wonderful and comfortable pen for writing! I'm very glad I have purchased this one.
inspired me to start using stub nibs
By Bazil Abrar.
I had gone to buy a lamy al-star and lamy Joy (black and red) was imploring at me from behind the glass window as i requested it to be seen from up close i knew i wanted it not only does it write beautifully, mine is a 1.1mm stub nib which i filled it with cherry red ink (parker quink red) i have wi...
Brilliant- GVFC Classic Pernambuco Fine
By Z. Tucker.
U.S. customer here. Absolutely thrilled with this pen. Gorgeous, simplistic yet elegant aesthetics. Superb quality, weight, and feel. The bi-colour, 18-carot gold nib is beautifully designed and is by far the smoothest I’ve written with (including Sailor professional gear 21k in fine). It is, of c...
great pen
By arthur.
this pen is very comfortable and easy to hold with a comfortable grip.
A lovely writing instrument
By Robert Gaussen.
A lovely pen to write with, once I'd worked out the piston filler mechanism. Suits small hands like mine, comfortable to hold and use, and requires very little effort to write with. Once filled with ink, the green marbling goes a slightly darker shade, so beautiful to look at too. Excellent servi...