You’ve got the “write” stuff Pentel, Happy 50th!

If you are sitting at a desk reading this right now, do me a favor please; take a quick inventory of your pens. I’m betting at least one of them is a Pentel. Personally, I have loved Pentel products most of my life because my Mom, a busy account manager, used their pens almost exclusively.  That’s why I was happy to work with #Shopletreviews who provided me with complementary Pentel products to share my thoughts with you. All opinions are my own.


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Happy 50th Pentel! 

Pentel of America sold its first pen in 1965. That’s the same year the Gemini 6 and Gemini 7 space capsules conducted the first Earth orbit rendezvous in history.  And, here’s a little known fact, each astronaut carried a Pentel Sign Pen in their sleeve pocket!  

The Pentel Sign Pen made another famous appearance in 1965 when then United States President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed his “Great Society” during his State of the Union Address. He signed the Address with a Pentel.

Admittedly, I’m not signing anything as important as a former President, and I’m certainly never going to be an astronaut – but I still sign and write some pretty important pieces of paper her in my little corner of the world. 

My family and I love Pentel’s new Vicuna line of low viscosity fine ballpoint pens. They come in a rainbow of ink colors and write ultra smooth while drying fast on the page. Perfect for quick notes and homework, these pens are already migrating into other parts of our home. 


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Equally easy to use is the Twist –Erase III fine point automatic pencil with a jumbo eraser. My daughters prefer mechanical pencils for school work and found the ergonomic comfort grip a huge plus.


My personal favorite of all the Pentel products sent to me for review is hands down the Pentel EnerGel Alloy medium point roller ball pen. 

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It has the style and feel of a much more expensive pen. The quality of ink makes it a superb writing pen that I will keep handy for signing important papers that need a smooth, quick dry- no smear signature. 


You can shop and save on these Pentel products and other office supplies by visiting the links found on each product above and by visiting Shoplet.com


Please share in comments: What color of ink is in the pen you are using today?

4 comments

Pam said...

I usually use black or blue ink when I write. I like Pentel pens too. They don't smear like some of the cheap ones!

Daisy B said...

I love a good quality pen! These look really nice. I actually ordered from Shoplet a few years ago. It was great because they had good prices and shipped quickly.

Linda A. Kinsman said...

Hi Pam,

I use alot of blue pens as well. I got used to using them from my years in office administration.

Linda A. Kinsman said...

Hi Daisy,

I do too and Pentel are great quality pens. Thanks for sharing your positive experience with Shoplet.