Bolt-Action 30-caliber Pens: Only in America. Er, Canada…

   08.22.14

Bolt-Action 30-caliber Pens: Only in America. Er, Canada…

Hidden among inane what-I-had-for-lunch posts, mingled with videos of copycats dumping ice water over their heads, nestled between political memes, I discovered a jewel on Facebook. Yes, they still exist.

It was a post in a hunting group, advertising unique writing pens with a shooting twist. Canada-based Pens by Serge offers these pens and will ship them worldwide for $7.99 US.

The bottom of the pen is made to look like the front end of a bottleneck rifle cartridge, and the ballpoint ink cartridge sticks out of (or retracts into) a “rose gold bullet tip” that does look a lot like a copper-jacketed bullet.

The nifty gun-like details don’t end at the tip, though. Most of his pens are operated by a cute little handle that looks a lot like the bolt handle on a bolt action rifle and have pocket clips shaped like various types of rifles, including bolt-action and lever-action models. And the top end of each bolt-action pen is shaped similar to the head (rim end) of a cartridge.

Heck, there’s even a Civil War Pen with a pocket clip shaped like a Model 1861 Springfield musket, a Minie ball cap, and bullet-shaped tip.

Civil War Pen with Minie ball cap, bullet tip, and musket clip.
Civil War Pen with Minie ball cap, bullet tip, and musket clip. (Photo courtesy of Pens by Serge)

I’m aware that these aren’t the only “bullet pens” out there, but they look to be of good quality and lower cost than many. And this is where I saw ’em first. Chrome and gold finishes are available, along with various exotic woods and/or camo finishes.

Here are just a few of the unique pens they offer–pretty cool.

Bolt Action Walnut pen with 24-karat Gold finish and bolt action rifle clip.
Bolt Action Walnut pen with 24-karat Gold finish and bolt action rifle clip. (Photo courtesy of Pens by Serge)

 

Gold body and lever action clip with walnut wood and twist operation.
Gold body and lever action clip with walnut wood and twist operation.
(Photo courtesy of Pens by Serge)
Gold and Maple Bolt Action pen with bolt action rifle clip.
Gold and Maple Bolt Action pen with bolt action rifle clip. (Photo courtesy of Pens by Serge)
Bolt Action pen with chrome finish and camo body
Bolt Action pen with chrome finish and camo body (Photo courtesy of Pens by Serge)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These ballpoint pens take Parker style refills, so they should be good for years.

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