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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
what a perfect gift
By Ernst van Walsum.
A Thing of Beauty is a Gift Forever
By JenniSJ62.
I have received the beautiful pen and refills. They were packed with careful consideration given to the long journey they needed to make to Australia.
It arrived promptly and heralded by a number of daily emails declaring where in transit it was. Thank you so very very much.
Best Pen I've ever held in my hand, EVER
By Lillibet Hunt.
Okay, you might think that title is an exaggeration and I am a newbie to fountain pens. Not so. I have used fountain pens since I was about seven years old, which was more than a half century ago. I splurged and finally got the sterling silver fountain pen in fine. My mistake was not splurging soo...
A great pen to hold
By L Smith.
I have already bought 4 of these pens, for presents, and I was so pleased with them that I have just bought 4 more, as presents. But I haven't bought myself one!
Good value
By mclsm.
A good quality, inexpensive, slim fountain pen which writes smoothly. It took a couple of weeks to 'break in'. Very good value.
Diamine Inks
By John Steele.
The Diamine inks are superb and a good choice. I ordered five bottles at 2pm Thursday they were in my post box at 8am Friday could not ask for better service from a company.
By Anonymous.
This is probably the most I've spent on a steel nib pen, yet I have a hard time saying that this isn't the one most worth it. Simply superb, the black lacquer finish is mesmerizing.
Great step up
By Krose.
Replaced my steel with a gold EF nib, and it’s a much pleasanter experience.
The nib arrived cushioned in foam, on time, and at a UK leading price. Happy.
By Anna Krakowska .
Excellent customer service. The tombows dual brush pens are fantastic, great range of colours, perfect for calligraphy and drawings. Also the best price I could find online!
Happy writer
By Sarah W.
I struggle to find ink cartridges for my Sheaffer fountain pens, let alone purple ones. The Pen Company is my go-to for these. Delighted with my previous purchase last year and have come back for more!
A very good pen
By Mimi.
This is a very good pen and lasts a long time, it is worth its price and I love the colour. Overall this is a very good pen.
Excellent writer
By Ivan T..
I have purchased this pen with a Broad nib a few months ago and have been writing with it extensively ever since. The nib is very smooth, ink flow is quite balanced, a little on the wetter side though. The only note I would add is that the ink capacity (with cartridge converter) is rather low for a...
Wonderful Pen...Exceptional Service!
By Joshua.
I have been thinking of buy this pen for quite awhile and I'm so glad I did. The weight and feeling is just incredible and the look, timeless. What has really impressed me is The Pen Company's approach to customer service. I had a few questions about the purchase and the team were very professional...
By George Ng.
smooth and fine
Exquisite writing instrument.
By Thomas G Steffens.
A joy to write with! It will bring back letter writing which has been destroyed by online quick communications.
By :/.
Nice and smooth
Excellent gift!
By KitKat333.
Bought this as a gift with an engraving. Couldn’t be happier with the purchase, delivered in a very prompt manner and is of a high standard, presented very well in a box. This will make a great present, thank you!
Excellent service & product
By Vicki Gould.
I had some great help from James regarding various ink cartridges. He recommended Diamine, saying there was an added bonus that they are British made. I have been extremely pleased with them and am back to buy more. The generic cartridges I had been using caused my pen to leak. The Diamine cartridg...
Unique colours and quality flow!
By Mark Osborne.
Unique colours and beautifully housed in boxes of twenty. Flow is wonderful!! Great value you can completely rely on
Diamine Red Dragon
By Allan O.
As usual-pretty fast delivery. Great color. Best red ink ever. Now i´m thinking which one should be the next Diamine color :)