Mitsu-Bishi Hi-Uni blunt end

Mitsu-bishi Hi-Uni HB Pencil Review

The Mitsu-bishi Hi-Uni is a wooden pencil available in grades from 10B to 10H, including F. It costs about £2.40 in the UK and about $2.50 in the USA. It isn’t available with an eraser. The barrel is made from cedar and is wonderful. It has that gorgeous cedar aroma[…]

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Kaweco Special Pencil 0.5 tip

Kaweco Aluminium Special 0.5mm mechanical pencil review

The Kaweco Aluminium Special pencil is a mechanical pencil available in 0.5, 0.7, 0.9mm and 2.0mm sizes. This is the 0.5mm version. The matt black anodised aluminium body feels wonderful to hold, is a good length and reassuring weight, and looks great. The cross-section is the classic Kaweco rounded octagon,[…]

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e+m Workman Long Clutch Pencil review

e+m is a German company which began in 1899 making nib holders. They were forced to move away from pen products following the ravages of Word War 2. In 1983 the family-owned company once again started making wooden writing instruments and now produce a range of clutch pencils, ballpoints and[…]

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Pilot Coleto multipen review

The Pilot Coleto is a multipen like no other. There are refills available in 15 different colours: Brown, Black, Blue Black, Violet, Aqua Blue, Blue, Clear Blue, Orange, Red, Pink, Cherry Pink, Baby Pink, Apricot Orange, Apple Green and Green and in three different sizes (0.3mm, 0.4mm and 0.5mm). There[…]

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