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25 December 2010

Miniature 4 colour pen

So imagine my surprise and delight when in my Christmas cracker today, out fell this miniature 4 colour pen. In the photo the larger one is a regular size one, the small one will be ideal for a Pocket or Mini Filofax of course.

I was reading Laurie's post recently on Plannerisms about the Bic 4 colour pens and how she uses them on her planner.

I started to think about using one in a similar way to show different phone numbers in my contact lists. Colour coding them for Fixed, Mobile, Fax and email addresses. I intend to update and redo my address and contact pages in my Pocket Filofax/Wallet between Christmas and New Year....

Whilst looking for the Bic 4 colour pens on Amazon, I also came across the Pen clips that might be useful for an organiser where you need more than just one pen loop.


4 comments:

  1. Ohhh I've been using those pen clips in my pink Finsburys, never thought to share it with you all. lo

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  2. Your mini pen looks like a Tombow. I've been looking for a multi colour pen for my Finsbury and have found Cult Pens (www.cultpens.co.uk) a great source. They have a wide range at all prices and the service is excellent. I eventually bought a Lamy multifunction pen in silver from them which looks really good against the gorgeous purple of my organiser.

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  3. Thanks for the link Kate, I've added it to our suppliers page, they have an excellent range of pens and pencils don't they... I will put together an order after the holidays I think.

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  4. A 4-color pen is one of the first things I remember asking for for Christmas, when I was about six. (There were also normal things like a doll that wets and a kitten.) I remember such things were harder to find in those days, but my Dad spent a day downtown finding one. It was all metal. Six-year-olds aren't very good at taking care of things, so I no longer have it.

    Since then, I've used several of the plastic Bic 4-color pens. I remember at my first job after college I was a purchasing agent, and I used the different colors in my notebook for price, order date, ship date, etc.

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