Stationery Tips

History of ballpoint pens

The life of the written character

Oil is said to have more than 50 years when it is a normal storage state as a document. At present, it has been more than 50 years after the release of ballpoint pen , but the documents of those days are still present. However, please note that it becomes thin in about six months when it is a place in direct sunlight.
Because the pigment ink of the water and the neutral is the same ingredient as “ink”, it is expected to have in hundreds of years.

Back to Stationary Tips


Digital catalog is available for online reading.

General Info Catalog

General Information of Tombow 2022-2023 Lineup of all products of Tombow

Open the catalog

Eco Info Catalog

Information and lineup of environmental products of Tombow

Open the catalog

Downloadable PDF version is available.

Catalogs can be viewed and saved in smartphone, tablet and PC in use of “iCata” digital catalog service.

Product information in catalogs is created at the time of catalog production. Please note that design, specification and other information may change without notification.