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List of pen types, brands and companies

The assemblage of a ballpoint pen (Schneider K 15)

This is a list of pen types, brands and companies. A pen is a handheld device used to apply ink to a surface, usually paper, for writing or drawing. Additional types of specialized pens exist that are used in specific types of applications and environments such as in artwork, electronics, digital scanning and spaceflight.


  • A 1
  • B 2
  • C 3
  • D 4
  • E 5
  • F 6
  • G 7
  • H 8
  • I 9
  • K 10
  • L 11
  • M 12
  • N 13
  • O 14
  • P 15
  • Q 16
  • R 17
  • S 18
  • T 19
  • U 20
  • V 21
  • W 22
  • Y 23
  • Z 24
  • See also 25
  • References 26
  • External links 27




An assortment of pens for marking compact discs


Lamy Vista rollerball (top) and fountain (bottom) demonstrator pens


Faber-Castell artist pens


A flux pen used for reworks in electronics
Gillot 291 pens with their holder







The tip of a fine point marker


N-trig Active Pens
A diagram of a typical pointed nib pen



A box of Perry & Co. 2301 dip pens


Quill pens and ink



A Stabilo Boss brand highlighter pen, manufactured by Schwan-Stabilo
A Fisher Space Pen Company's AG-7 Astronaut Space Pen in its presentation case





A Wacom-brand digital pen



See also


  1. ^ Colegrove, Jennifer. "Active Pen Technologies, Supply Chain and Market Forecast Report". Touch Display Research. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Collingridge, M. R. (Et al.) (2007). "Ink Reservoir Writing Instruments 1905–20." Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 77(1): pp. 69–100.
  3. ^ Stoyles, Pennie; Peter Pentland (2006). The A to Z of Inventions and Inventors. p. 18.  
  4. ^ "About". Retrieved 2013-05-19. 
  5. ^ 
  6. ^ "Paint Marker Source". Carmel Industries. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
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  8. ^ Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office: Trademarks - Google Books
  9. ^ Calligraphy 101 - Jeaneen Gauthier - Google Books
  10. ^ The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel, 2ndEdition - Nat Gertler, Steve Lieber - Google Books
  11. ^ A revolution in manufacturing: the SMED system - Shigeo Shingō - Google Books
  12. ^ Schneider K 15
  13. ^ Steve Garber (May 28, 2010). "The Fisher Space Pen". NASA History Division. 
  14. ^ DeBartolo, Anthony (April 28, 1991). "Having perfected the ball-point, Paul Fisher wrote a plan to save the world." Chicago Tribune.
  15. ^ Curtin, Ciara (December 20, 2006). "Fact or Fiction?: NASA Spent Millions to Develop a Pen that Would Write in Space, whereas the Soviet Cosmonauts Used a Pencil". Scientific American. 
  16. ^ Official Documents, Comprising the Department and Other Reports Made to the ... - Pennsylvania - Google Books
  17. ^ *Lutz, Ronald J. (1991). Applied Sketching and Technical Drawing. The Goodheart - Willcox Company. ISBN 0870067648
  18. ^ "Technical Pen Care". Koh-i-noor Rapidograph, n.d. Retrieved September 27, 2012. 
  19. ^ "waldmann pen". The Hakan Bolod. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 
  20. ^ "F. Weber & Company, Inc. records, 1865-1973". The J. Paul Getty Trust. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • The dictionary definition of pen at Wiktionary
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