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Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Pens
Staedtler seeks to improve everyday writing by manufacturing innovative, top-tier writing tools and maintaining a superior level of customer satisfaction.
Comes in a 20-pack of vivid colors. Sturdy and durable pen barrels. Fast-drying ink. Great for lefties. Minimal bleed-through. Lid can be set up as an easel. No smearing or skipping.
Lid might not hold up for long.
Superfine; metal-clad; 0.3mm
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens
For more than 50 years, Paper Mate has been impressing its customers with high-performing pens, pencils, and correction products that meet their diverse demands.
Comes with point guard to extend tip’s life even under prolonged use. Ink is water-based and fast-drying. Great for lefties. Minimal bleed-through. Medium point. Contoured grips.
Tends to dry-out quickly with the cap off.
Pilot FriXion ColorSticks Gel Pens
Pilot believes strongly that writing should be a pleasurable and inspiring experience and therefore focuses on producing affordable and highly innovative writing instruments.
Comes with a slim barrel for a comfy grip. Non-roll caps that stay put. 10-pack of vivid colors. Erasable: clear eraser on the cap. Thermo-sensitive ink for smooth writing.
Might not erase completely.
5; 10;12; 36
Uni-ball Vision Elite Roller Ball Pen
Whatever your stationery needs, they’ll most definitely be satisfied with fine Uni-ball products. Their diverse and unique products boast attractive prices, and of course, unmatched performance.
Airplane safe: ink won’t leak or explode during flight. Business-like design. Steady ink flow with vivid colors. Micro-point. Uni super ink protects against water-fading and fraud.
Could have come with more colors.
Fine; medium; bold
Gel; water-resistant; acid-free
1; 3; 4; 8; 12
Pentel R.S.V.P Colors Ballpoint Pens
The Pentel brand has over 50 years of manufacturing experience and has provided elite writing materials globally to professionals, artists, and students alike.
Soft, latex-free grip for comfort. Retractable design. Medium tips. 59% recycled plastic used. Long, color-tinted barrels. Comes refillable. Durable stainless-steel tip.
Tends to run out a little too quickly.
Recycled plastic/stainless steel
2; 3; 4; 6; 8; 12