Did you know? Carbon Paper was for love

Did you know?  Carbon Paper The first documented use of the term “carbonated paper” was in 1806, when Englishman Ralph Wedgwood, patented his “Stylographic Writer.” However, Pellegrino Turri had invented a typewriter in Italy by at least 1808, for which “black paper” was essential. Both men invented their “carbon paper” as a means to help […]

Did You Know? Foolscap or A4 Paper

Did you know? Foolscap Paper Foolscap or folio paper is paper cut to 216 x 343 mm. This was a traditional size used in Europe before the adoption of A4 paper (the most common size outside the USA). It remains a common size for ring binders and lever arch files containing A4 paper because it […]

Did You Know? The Paper Punch

Did You Know?  The Paper Punch Two early patents for a device designed to “punch holes in paper”, have been discovered. In 1867 Robert James Kellett patented a punch that had a built-in receptacle to collect the chads and prevent littering. In 1885, Benjamin Smith of Massachusetts invented an improved hole punch with spring-loaded receptacle […]

Did you know? Adhesive Labels & Post It Notes.

Did you know? Adhesive Labels & Post It Notes. In 1937, in the midst of the Great Depression, young entrepreneur R. Stanton Avery manufactured the world’s first self-adhesive ( or pressure sensitive) labels in a 100-square foot rented loft space in Los Angeles. These labels were attractive to consumers who wanted to remove labels from […]

Standard Paper Sizes

Standard paper Sizes A0, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6 Standard paper sizes are really easy to work out all you do is half the longest edge. for example A4 is 210 x 297mm half of 297mm is 148mm is A5 is 210 x 148mm its that simple.     A0 = 1188 x 840 […]

Calenders & Diaries

We Print and supply Calanders [Calendars] and Diaries. 2017 Diaries & Calenders PERPETUAL MAGNETIC YEAR PLANNERS Aluminium framed with slide-in aluminium pen tray (450 x 35mm). Concealed mounting (wall screws and masonry plugs supplied). Supplied with 2 magnetic label carriers, magnetic date strips, public holiday markers and planning shapes. 3 markers supplied (1 x wet […]

Who does’nt want a Harley Davidson up for grabs.

Specialist Filling System How would you like to WIN a Harley Davidson. Got to our facebook page HERE  and follow the instructions its as easy as that. E&EO only whilst stock lasts, offer ends 12th November 2015, prices include VAT Come and view stock in store, West Coast Office National 022 713 1111 or email sales@pencil.co.za 7 […]

Harley Davidson up for grabs. Shredder.

Rexel High Capacity Shredder How would you like to WIN a Harley Davidson. Got to our facebook page HERE  and follow the instructions its as easy as that. E&EO only whilst stock lasts, offer ends 12th November 2015, prices include VAT Come and view stock in store, West Coast Office National 022 713 1111 or email sales@pencil.co.za […]

Harley Davidson up for grabs. Molte Chair.

Molte PU Leather Chair R1499.00 How would you like to WIN a Harley Davidson. Got to our facebook page HERE  and follow the instructions its as easy as that. E&EO only whilst stock lasts, offer ends 12th November 2015, prices include VAT Come and view stock in store, West Coast Office National 022 713 1111 or email sales@pencil.co.za […]

Harley Davidson up for grabs. Medina Desk.

Medina Office Executive Desk How would you like to WIN a Harley Davidson. Got to our facebook page HERE  and follow the instructions its as easy as that. E&EO only whilst stock lasts, offer ends 12th November 2015, prices include VAT Come and view stock in store, West Coast Office National 022 713 1111 or email sales@pencil.co.za […]