The Pilot Dr. Grip Ace Shaker is a feature-packed mechanical pencil that combines the Dr. Grip design with top features from multiple competing pencils. This pencil would more accurately be known as the Dr. Grip Mogulair as it uses most of the design and features from Pilot’s Mogulair mechanical pencil.
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The Tombow Oceanic is a mechanical pencil that is shaped like a fish. It won a Design Plus award in 1993 for its novel design.
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The Mecha 357 is a multi-pencil with 0.3 mm, 0.5 mm, and 0.7 mm lead in one writing tool.
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The Yasutomo Grip 500 is a double-knock mechanical pencil with 0.5 mm lead. It is a rare mechanical pencils, sold in the 1980s, that is no longer in production.
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The Ohto No-noc Automatic Mechanical Pencil is a highly stylized auto-advancing mechanical pencil with a metal body.
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The Pentel Orenz Metal Grip is a variant of the standard Pentel Orenz mechanical pencil.
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Uni Kuru Toga Advance Metal “Punching Grip” is a premium mechanical pencil with a metal grip that has holes punched out if it.
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The Faber-Castell TK-Matic ia a highly collectible mechanical pencil that was sold in the 1970s and 1980s. It was a drafting pencil that was designed to be a professional tool, but it also a pleasure to write with.
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The Zebra MYTee Grip is a mechanical pencil with a removable, customizable grip strip that wraps around the lower section of the pencil’s body.
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The Pentel Smash is an affordable mechanical pencil with a very cool, old school style to it.
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The DelGuard Type-ER, or DelGuard ER for short, is the quirky neighbor of the DelGuard mechanical pencil family. It has a high-end extendable eraser, a rubber grip like the DelGuard GR, and no clip.
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The Zebra DelGuard Type-Lx, or DelGuard Lx for short, is the luxury version of this mechanical pencil family. It has a metal grip area and metal hardware, where the parts on the rest of the pencils in the line are entirely plastic.
While it is the “luxury” pencil in the line, it can still be purchased for under $10.
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The Zebra Delguard is a highly respected mechanical pencil family and a direct competitor to the Uni Kuru Toga series. This pencil, named the Zebra Delguard (sometimes spelled “DelGuard”), is the base model of the series. The pencil is known for its smooth action, good looks, and “unbreakable” lead technology.
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The Zebra DelGuard Type-GR is a mechanical pencil in the DelGuard family with an oversized, rubberized grip.
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