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June 2016

June 2016 iPenBox
"Michigan Outdoors"

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This month's theme reflects products that have more of a rugged, outdoorsy theme. Summers in Michigan bring to mind horseback riding, camping in the woods, swimming in Lake Michigan, and the famous Traverse City Cherry Festival.

 

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Baoer Rollerball Pen, Eight Horses, Antique Silver

You can't go very far in Michigan without passing a horse farm. Baoer "Eight Horses" rollerball pen in antique silver with gold trim. Sculpted metal barrel. Utilizes a standard international rollerball refill.  

 

 

Baoer "Eight Horses" Antique Bronze Fountain Pen

More wild horses on our fountain pen this month. This is one of those pens that proves you can't judge a fountain pen by it's price. We get great reviews on this pen. It lays down a very smooth, wet line.  

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Diamine Ink Sample, Rustic Brown

A popular brown ink with red hues. No feathering, and fast drying. It's a unique color that will remind you of the rustic color of an old Michigan barn.

 

Caran d'Ache Carpenter Pencil in Hard or Medium Lead

We randomly packed a red or green carpenter pencil in your box. The Red Caran d'Ache Carpenter Pencils have Medium Lead, the Green, Hard Lead. Carpenter pencils have been used by rugged, handy people for centuries.  Use the coupon we sent to get the second one to have the complete set.  Then you can rub them together to make a camp fire, hit them together to scare away bears, wolves, and moose, or even use one as a spear for hunting after you sharpen it with your survival knife.   

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Field Notes, Cherry Wood Cover, Graph Ruled

Did you know Michigan is famous for our cherries?  Every summer more than 500,000 people attend the National Cherry festival in Traverse City.  The Cherry Wood Field Notes pocket sized memo book has 5 mm graph ruling.  Sturdy cherry wood cover is bound with a rugged three-staple saddle-stitch process. Best for pencil and ballpoint pen.  

 

Field Notes Band of Rubber

Field Notes famous #FN09 black "Band of Rubber." Fits perfectly around a single notebook and can also be used to wrangle that wad of cash and cards in your pocket.  

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Schneider Sharky Ballpoint Pen

The best thing about swimming in Lake Michigan? No salt, and no sharks. Schneider Sharky ballpoint pen with a structured soft-grip zone. More bite. More grip. More style.  

 

 

Schneider Slider 755 ViscoGlide Refill

Giant international format Schneider Slider 755 ballpoint refill in standard "Parker-style" with Schneider's revolutionary ViscoGlide ink. ViscoGlide provides an ultra-smooth, fast-drying writing experience. Premium quality German manufacturing with wear-resistant stainless steel tip that ensures smooth and consistent delivery until the ink supply is completely used. Approximately 10,000 m of writing. Try this refill in your Sharky pen, or any other pen that uses a Parker-style refill.  

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New to fountain pens?

Some of you may be new to fountain pens, so we thought we'd include a little guide to get you started in using your new fountain pen.  You can click on the picture to the left to take you to a link to read about how to start, clean, and store your pen.  Click on the picture on the right for helpful information on filling your fountain pen.

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Here's a sneak peek of the July iPenBox Theme

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