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Lamy Spirit Ballpoint

Lamy Spirit Pen

The Lamy Spirit is an ultra-slim, high-design ballpoint pen and mechanical pencil first released in 1994. The pen is know for it’s slim profile and “pierced” grip design, which brings a machine age design to Lamy that is a major departure from most of their pens.

The most notable detail about the Spirit is that the pen’s major components (grip, clip, and body) were made from just a single piece of stainless steel using a automated steps. This example of innovation and efficiency (both in terms of design and materials) made the Spirit one of Lamy’s most important writings interments of the 1990s.

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Dyson Biro

The Dyson Biro is a rare ballpoint that was never sold at retail or available in the United States. This promotional item was available in the United Kingdom (where Dyson is based) for some time, mainly through Dyson giveaways and handouts to partners. The pen has an all-metal body and telescopic design that is often compared to the Lamy Unic.

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