Informative Category

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Win a World Cup 1966 England Replica Shirt

3rd May 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is starting on 14th June 2018 and to celebrate, Pens Etc are giving away a replica football shirt worn by the 1966 World Cup winning England team to one lucky winner. Enter Competition Win a Winner’s Shirt To be entered with a chance to win,... read more

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Best Celebrity Signatures

The 10 Best Celebrity Signature’s of All Time

14th March 2018

Signatures play a significant part in a celebrity’s life, from a red carpet event to going for their weekly shop. Celebrities are bombarded by fans to sign there items. In an interview, David Beckham once reviled he signed a man’s jockstrap at a football match. Depending on what pen... read more

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Fun Facts, Informative


Future pens blog

Best Pen Ideas and Concepts for the Future

5th April 2018

Pens have come a long way over the years. What initially started as sticks cavemen would use to mark a rock or draw in dirt has developed into the pen we know – a product used worldwide on a daily basis. A fairly recent development – Smart pens, offer... read more

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Informative, New Pens


Paper Diaries vs Digital Planners and Online Calendars

Paper Diaries vs Digital Planners and Online Calendars

10th November 2017

For years people have had to plan their time and keep some form of a diary and now there are more “planning” tools than ever. Initially starting as a plain paper book, the diary later evolved into a chronological dated book dedicated to each year. Now, with the rise... read more

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Informative


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What is the write size?

12th April 2018

by Guest Writer Penn’orth. Pretty much everyone receives mailings. Most mailings end up in the recycle bin (destined to add to carbon emissions and waste resources). The junk mail I receive is shredded to be tossed into our compost bin in our garden. Every so often, there is something... read more

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Informative


How to clean a fountain pen

How to clean a Fountain Pen

6th February 2018

Over time, dust, and other particles of dried ink can build up in the nib and feed. This can have a significant impact on how the pen preforms. You will find that the ink doesn’t flow as smoothly. This automatically makes you press harder on the surface you are... read more

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Fountain Pens, Informative


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A Blot on History – The Evolution of Ink

19th April 2018

Ink is employed in a myriad of differing and diverse situations, yet it has a singular task – that of conveying information from entity to another without the need for either to meet. Ink has to have a wide range of attributes, modified to suit the circumstances, but for... read more

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Solved! Who invented the fountain pen?

Solved! Who invented the fountain pen?

14th March 2018

Poking around on the internet recently, searching for some information about an obscure pen, I was not surprised to read some questionable statements, but was surprised at how many there were! I don’t confess to being the all-seeing oracle when it comes to fountain pens, but I have got... read more

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