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Writing Pens and Pencils

If you like writing with flowing ink, then a Fountain pen is for you. LAMY Safari range are superb quality German made pen, with the added advantage of being able to change the nib to suit your preference and also to use bottled ink or cartridges. With its modern aesthetic, durability, and interchangeable fine nib, which writes smoothly and is forgiving to people who are just learning to work with fountain pens, it is very popular with students and school age children. The Parker IM range of stylish fountain pens are also a good quality fountain pen. For a premium writing experience, you can replace the ink using a convertor. This is also cost-effective in the long-run, as you can keep your pen forever while trying out different ink during its lifespan. There is always a colour or style to suit your needs.

A more practical and versatile pen for writing is the ballpoint pen. Easy to keep with you, available in blue or black ink. We have many different designs and colours as well as some really fun pens from Legami. Some brands are also available in red, green or even pink or purple. Ball point pens use use oil-based, quick-drying ink and feature a ball bearing made from brass, steel, or tungsten carbine at the tip. As the ball bearing rolls across the page it turns and draws ink creating a consistent ink line with a quick dry time. Some good examples of these pens are the Bic Crystal and the Uniball Jetstream.

Rollerball pens use a water-based ink for even smoother, finer writing that requires less hand pressure. As the ink is more liquid, it tends to dry more slowly than a ballpoint pen. Some of the best and most popular rollerball pens are the Pilot V5 and V7 These are classic models and have consistent ink flow for smooth, bold writing every time. Some prefer the rollerball as the ink is thinner and glides onto the paper with less pressure. Available in a wide price range, these a good option for you in the office, school or at home.

Gel pens have become increasingly popular over the last few years. They work in a similar way to rollerballs, but instead of ink they use a water-based gel to transfer pigments onto a variety of surfaces. There are many colour options and are very popular for colouring projects. Some are erasable too such as the Pilot Erasable FriXion Gel Pens. The Uniball Signo 207 is also a popular model and is well known to produce fine uniform lines.

Highlighters are useful in many settings and the new pastel ranges have become very popular for colouring. Stabilo Boss are the brand we recommend as being the best quality on the market currently. From pastels to neon, standard size to mini – we have the highlighter for you!

A very traditional writing or drawing tool, the pencil can be traditional or mechanical. Graphite first became widely used following the discovery of a large graphite deposit in Borrowdale, England in 1564. In the UK we are familiar with the Derwent brand, still manufactured in the Lake District. At Colemans we stock all the major brands from Staedtler, Derwent, Faber-Castell to name but a few – in differing levels of hardness from 8B to 7H. Useable for all purposes from writing to drawing.

  • Al-star Black Purple Ball Point

    Al-star Black Purple Ball Point

    Lamy
    £17.90

    Aluminium, dark purple metallic anodized / with LAMY giant refill M 16 black M

    £17.90
  • Al-star Graphite Ball Point M
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    Al-star Graphite Ball Point M

    Lamy
    Original price £17.90
    Current price £12.15

    Aluminium, graphite anodized / with LAMY giant refill M 16 black M

    Original price £17.90
    Current price £12.15
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  • Al-star Nature Ball Point M

    Al-star Nature Ball Point M

    Lamy
    £17.99

    Aluminium, naturally anodized / with LAMY giant refill M 16 black M

    £17.99
  • Al-star Ocean Blue Ball Point

    Al-star Ocean Blue Ball Point

    Lamy
    £17.90

    Aluminium, dark blue anodized / with LAMY giant refill M 16 black M

    £17.90
  • AL-Star Special Edition Vibrant Pink Ballpoint Pen
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    AL-Star Special Edition Vibrant Pink Ballpoint Pen

    Lamy
    Original price £17.90
    Current price £12.15

    This years special edition from Lamy is this gorgeous Vibrant Pink colour. The Al-Star has an aluminium body giving it a cool, quality feeling and ...

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    Original price £17.90
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  • Bic 4 Colours Retractable Ballpoint Pen 801867

    Bic 4 Colours Retractable Ballpoint Pen 801867

    Bic
    £34.40

    With four colours in one pen, the Bic 4 Colours Ballpoint Pen is a versatile choice for teachers, editors and other users. It features four smooth ...

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    £34.40
  • Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Black 837363

    Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Black 837363

    Bic
    £12.99

    These Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use. The medium ...

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    £12.99
  • Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Blue 837360

    Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Blue 837360

    Bic
    £12.99

    These Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use. The medium ...

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    £12.99
  • Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Green 8373629

    Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Green 8373629

    Bic
    £12.99

    These Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use. The medium ...

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    £12.99
  • Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Red 837361

    Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pen Medium Red 837361

    Bic
    £12.99

    These Bic Cristal Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use. The medium ...

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    £12.99
  • Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Black 1199110114

    Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Black 1199110114

    Bic
    £5.99

    These Bic Orange Original Fine Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use...

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    £5.99
  • Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Blue 1199110111

    Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Blue 1199110111

    Bic
    £5.99

    These Bic Orange Original Fine Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use...

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    £5.99
  • Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Green 1199110113

    Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Green 1199110113

    Bic
    £5.99

    These Bic Orange Original Fine Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use...

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    £5.99
  • Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Red 1199110112

    Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pen Red 1199110112

    Bic
    £5.99

    These Bic Orange Fine Ballpoint Pens feature a durable tungsten carbide ball mechanism and smooth oil-based ink for reliable, everyday use. The fin...

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    £5.99
  • Flexgrip Ultra Medium Tip 1.0 mm

    Flexgrip Ultra Medium Tip 1.0 mm

    Paper Mate
    £1.95

    Paper Mate Flexgrip Ultra Medium Tip 1.0 mm Black InkThe Paper Mate' FlexGrip Ultra' Retractable Ballpoint Pen features a textured, rubberised barr...

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    £1.95
  • IM Black Chrome Trim Ball Pen gift boxed
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    IM Black Chrome Trim Ball Pen gift boxed

    Parker
    Original price £22.80
    Current price £19.45

    Parker IM Black Chrome Trim Ball Pen gift boxedHighly professional and reliable. An ideal partner with unlimited potential, Parker IM is all at onc...

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  • IM Premium Deep Gunmetal Chiselled Ballpen Gift Boxed
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    IM Premium Deep Gunmetal Chiselled Ballpen Gift Boxed

    Parker
    Original price £40.00
    Current price £29.25

    Parker IM Premium Deep Gunmetal Chiselled Ballpen Gift BoxedHighly professional and reliable. An ideal partner with unlimited potential, Parker IM ...

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  • LAMY safari Ballpoint pen  safari rose
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    LAMY safari Ballpoint pen safari rose

    Lamy
    £10.90

    Many attractive colours, timeless design, perfect ergonomics. These are just some of the reasons that the LAMY safari is one of the most popular wr...

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    £10.90
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  • Safari Ballpoint Pen Aquamarine
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    LAMY Safari Candy Ballpoint Pen Aquamarine

    LAMY
    £10.90

    Many attractive colours, timeless design, perfect ergonomics. These are just some of the reasons that the LAMY safari is one of the most popular wr...

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  • Safari Ballpoint Pen Mango

    LAMY Safari Candy Ballpoint Pen Mango

    LAMY
    £10.90

    Many attractive colours, timeless design, perfect ergonomics. These are just some of the reasons that the LAMY safari is one of the most popular wr...

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    £10.90
  • Safari Ballpoint Pen Violet
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    LAMY Safari Candy Ballpoint Pen Violet

    LAMY
    £10.90

    Many attractive colours, timeless design, perfect ergonomics. These are just some of the reasons that the LAMY safari is one of the most popular wr...

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    £10.90
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  • Medium Stick Pen Pack

    Medium Stick Pen Pack

    Staedtler
    £1.99

    £1.99
  • Superb Ball Pen 0.7mm BK77

    Pentel Superb Ball Pen 0.7mm

    Pentel
    £1.65

    Pentel Superb Ball Pen 0.7mm BK77-APentel BK77 Superb ballpoint pen. Rubber nib cleaner in pen cap. Instant inkflow writes smoothly and makes this ...

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    £1.65
  • Q-Connect Reception Pen with Chain and Base KF00233
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    Q-Connect Reception Pen with Chain and Base KF00233

    Q-Connect
    Original price £38.29
    Current price £9.99

    With a chrome chain and weighted base, this Q-Connect Reception Pen is ideal for use in retail and other customer facing environments. Securely fas...

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    Original price £38.29
    Current price £9.99
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