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Vintage Paper Mate 98 Ballpoint. New Old Stock

Regular price £25.00

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Paper Mate gained a reputation, in the 1960s, for high quality ballpoint pens.  This was based, in some part, on the writing characteristics of the 'lubriglide' ink cartridge.

This pen came to me as part of a number of pens from a stationary shop that closed down many years ago.  It is in new condition with the original box and guarantee.

As expected, the original refill had dried so I replaced it with a new Paper Mate compatible refill.  I chose red for the ink colour, partly because the pen is red but also because the pen may be useful as a highlighter in note taking.

I can't be certain about the age of the pen but I have seen a Paper Mate advert from 1963 featuring this exact pen.