Food and drink

All these pens are good enough to eat!

Ben and Jerrys
All the way from Vermont, and they’re not melted yet! (Pen 555, Drawer 47)

Cadbury World
Mmmm! Chocolate and a floaty pen combined – a BIG thank you to Marcus and Antonia Dante for finding this for us. (Pen 556, Drawer 47)

SPAM So good its gone
Chopped pork shoulder meat with ham meat added salt, water, sugar and sodium nitrite…mmm! (Pen 558, Drawer 47)

Chiquita banana
A sweet and mellow yellow pen (Pen 560, Drawer 47)

Heinz Ketchup
Tip the pen and the ketchup pours over those yummy fries. (Pen 566, Drawer 48)

Whisky of Scotland
A dark but ingenious pen – the golden whisky is painted on the inside of the barrel, the floater is white. When the pen is tilted it looks like the whisky is pouring from the bottle into the glass. (Pen 445, Drawer 46)

The World’s Best Drink
(Pen 446, Drawer 46)

Le Mixx
(Pen 447, Drawer 46)

Gevalia House of Coffee
(Pen 448, Drawer 46)

Lipton – in arabic
(Pen 449, Drawer 46)

Lesumer Urquell
(Pen 450, Drawer 46)

(Pen 451, Drawer 113)

T Beer
(Pen 452, Drawer 113)

Explorer Vodka
(Pen 454, Drawer 113)

(Pen 455, Drawer 46)

Absolut Raspberry
(Pen 456, Drawer 46)

Meat factory
The cow goes into the meat processing plant on the left, and a hamburger comes out on the right. (Pen 554, Drawer 47)

Possibly Cuban? The smoke floats in and out of the cigar. Back panel: “I cannot smoke cigars in Heaven. I shall not go” Mark Twain. Sadly our trip to Cuba in 2009 was devoid of floaties. (Pen 557, Drawer 47)

The most beautiful artwork and colours – almost good enough to eat. (Pen 559, Drawer 47)

SPAM Museum
(Pen 561, Drawer 47)

Chuppa Chups
(Pen 562, Drawer 47)

Heinz EZ Squirt – red
(Pen 563, Drawer 48)

Heinz EZ Squirt – green
(Pen 564, Drawer 48)

Heinz EZ Squirt – purple
(Pen 565, Drawer 48)

6 Up was not enough. We went one louder. (Pen 950, Drawer 20)

Baby Dill
(Pen 567, Drawer 48)

Leader of the pack
(Pen 568, Drawer 48)

Pez – Elephant
(Pen 873, Drawer 58)

Pez – Astronaught
(Pen 874, Drawer 58)

Pez – Bride & groom
(Pen 875, Drawer 58)

Pez – Policeman
(Pen 876, Drawer 58)

Nescafe – Romanian
With special thanks to Andreea Sarpe for translating this. It actually says: “Nescafe -Try it! – You will be amazed!” On the back it says “Essence of good coffee!” If we’re ever in Bucharest, then we know how to ask for a cup of coffee. (Pen 453, Drawer 46)

Nectar in bar
(Pen 1043, Drawer 46)

(Pen 1286, Drawer 46)

(Pen 1291, Drawer 100)

(Pen 1294, Drawer 100)

Calve Mayonnaise
(Pen 1295, Drawer 100)

Dr. Oetker
(Pen 1299, Drawer 100)

World of Coca Cola, Atlanta
(Pen 1300, Drawer 100)

Baskin Robbins
(Pen 1302, Drawer 100)

There’s an M in everyone – this pen has two! (Pen 1328, Drawer 47)

McVities Digestive
Mmm – perfect with a nice cup of Tetly’s tea (Pen 1329, Drawer 47)

At last – we have this pen! Thanks to Martini Auctions! (Pen 1332, Drawer 47)

M&M’s (clear)
Just like pen 1328, but they’ve eaten the background! (Pen 1333, Drawer 47)

Helps you work, rest and play (Pen 1335, Drawer 47)

Goldstar Israeli beer
Magniiiiv! (Pen 1363, Drawer 46)

Coca Cola – A legend is back. The original Georgia Green Bottle
It’s the real thing! (Pen 1371, Drawer 46)

It’s got to be Rainbow
Full cream evaporated milk (Pen 1452, Drawer 47)

Coca Cola, on check background
(Pen 1472, Drawer 46)

Coca Cola, on check, different back
(Pen 1473, Drawer 46)

Nutricia Nutridrink protein
(Pen 1589, Drawer 46)

(Pen 1593, Drawer 46)

(Pen 1718, Drawer 47)

Toms Jackpot
Tom’s Jackpot dragees (Pen 1720, Drawer 47)

Jolly Cola
(Pen 1722, Drawer 46)

(Pen 1754, Drawer 46)

(Pen 1773, Drawer 113)

A la pulpe d’orange (Pen 1774, Drawer 46)

Dean, what an amazing pen, thank you. I know it isn’t a genuine Eskesen, but the Wesco pens are the next best thing in my opinion, and this one is so beautifuly made. I can vouch that it goes really well with a glass of the black stuff. (Pen 1984, Drawer 105)

Cerveza Nacional Rubia de Gran Clase
A wonderful vintage bottle opener (Pen 2005, Drawer 113)

Ahh, Pimms, the quintessential english summer drink. Thanks to the fab sister in law, Fiona Allen, for this lovely pen. We think this is another Wesco, China pen (Pen 2088, Drawer 105)

Atlanta 1996, Coca-cola
It’s the real thing! (Pen 2125, Drawer 113)

Sailor Jerry Spiced
When this retro lady drinks the spiced rum she puts on a black dress – or does she take it off? (Pen 2157, Drawer 46)

“Only Smarties have the answer” – Unless of course you are not from the UK, where Smarties have a completely different catchphrase or are a the name of a completely different candy (If you were from the UK, we would call them chocolates, not candy!) (Pen 2178, Drawer 47)

Duvel Belgium Beer
Another Wesco-style pen that we bought direct at the brewery in Bruges, Belgium. The tiny balls represent the froth on the beer, and the bubble is intentional in the design. There is a really nice company crest printed on the barrel (Pen 2195, Drawer 105)

Coca-Cola Schutzmarke . Koffeinhaltig
(Pen 2392, Drawer 90)

Coca-Cola marketed by Michel Oks
(Pen 2457, Drawer 113)

Pepsi (in Arabic)
(Pen 2574, Drawer 113)

J'(heart) Le Champagne!
(Pen 2577, Drawer 113)

Bonnet Rouge force sante
(Pen 2612, Drawer 113)

Heinz Tomato Ketchup
Grown, not made (Pen 2690, Drawer 48)