Pen List Code Chart
Updated on Thur/Feb 10, 2011.
If you are unfamiliar with float pen terminology, a quick review of the Anatomy & Definitions page will help.
These are codes you will encounter as you browse the pen list.
These codes refer to the style of pen:
(C) or (c) = Classic Style Float Pen
(C-Top) or (c-top) or (ct) = Twist n Click with a large plastic C-clip added to it.
(TC) or (T&C) or (tc) = Naked Twist n Click Style Float Pen
'Naked' meaning the pen doesn't have a plastic top added to it.
(TC/Slnt) or (tc/slnt) or any variation = Twist N Click Style with slanted plastic top.
(TC/Rnd) or (tc/rnd) or any variation = Twist n Click Style with a round plastic top.
(Click) or (click) or (clicker) = Clicker Button on Top of Pen (discontinued in 2006)
These codes refer to the type of imagery:
(C/R) or (c/r) = Conceal/Reveal Imagery (portions of the image exchange visibility)
(D) or (d) = Digital Imagery
(P) or (p) = Photoramic Imagery
(TS) or (t&s) = Tip N Strip Imagery (figure in pen dresses/strips when pen is tilted)
(V) or (v) = artwork is in a vertical format, rather than the more common horizontal.
These are terms used to indicate a flaw:
If and when there are flaws, they are mentioned on the last line of the pen description.
Slightly bowed: The pen is bowed, but in many cases, barely noticeable.
Bowed: The pen has an obvious bow.
Tip is Bowed: The very top portion of the pen is bowed, or tipped.
Window is Bowed: The window portion of the pen is bowed.
Tiny bubble: 1 mm