Monthly Archives: March 2019

A-Z Of M&G Stationery: M – Marker Pens

MG-2130 permanent double marker-fan

History The history of permanent markers goes right back to the early 1900s. The first patent was by Lee W. Newman. However you have to go forward to the mid 1950s for anything relating to a modern version. It was Sidney Rosenthal who put a felt tip on the end of a small bottle of […]

A-Z Of M&G Stationery: L – Line Widths!

Calligraphy Marker Set

Ball Pens The size of a line by a ballpoint pen, is factored by the size of the ballpoint. Essentially there two common sizes. These are the 0.7 mm and the 1 mm. There are fine versions too a 0.5 mm and even a 0.1 mm. However easily the most common are the 0.7 mm […]

A-Z Of M&G Stationery: K – Knives

Utility Knife M&G make a heavy duty, light in the hand, Utility Knife. There are two sizes available, the 18mm and the 9mm. Both have an auto-lock mechanism. The blades snap off using the end cap to provide 8 additional blade segments. The razor sharp Titanium steel blades should be used with care. THIS PRODUCT […]

A-Z Of M&G Stationery: J – Jotter Books

Workstyle Pad Range

A4 80 Page Notebook The modern A4 80 page notebook, has it’s roots a long way back with the use of notebooks go back to the 16 & 1700’s. Early examples were made by people folding paper into sections and then binding them together. Examples of produced notebooks were created in the USA and Australia […]