OnTimeSupplies.com
FREE Shipping on all orders over $75!
P: 1-866-501-6055   C:
View Cart
$0.00
0 items
A:
Welcome. Sign In
My Account ▼
 
Buy HP OEM TonerOffice Supplies Rebates

AbilityOne™ Skilcraft U.S. Government Pens

AbilityOne® SKILCRAFT® U.S. Government Pen Thumbnail
Share: E-mail Facebook Google+ Twitter
3 item variations by AbilityOne®
  • 12 blue or black retractable ballpoint pens per box.
  • Imprinted with "SKILCRAFT - U.S. Government."
  • Extra-long shelf life, and ink that doesn't smear or skip.
  • Made in America by AbilityOne, the largest employer of people who are blind in the United States.
FREE Shipping on Orders over $75!
starting at $9.87 USD / DZ
bulk from $8.33 / DZ


Product Details

AbilityOne™ Skilcraft U.S. Government Pens

Buy SKILCRAFT U.S. Government Pens w/ discount bulk pricing. 

SKILCRAFT U.S. Government Pens are famous for their superior performance, long shelf life and economical price. Made in the America for the AbilityOne Program, SKILCRAFT U.S. Government ballpoint pens don't skip or smear. Their famously-long shelf life is due to the superior brass ink cartridges. Best of all, OnTimeSupplies.com discounts SKILCRAFT U.S. Government Pens in bulk, so you can supply your whole office with great pens for a bargain price. 

  • Imprinted with "SKILCRAFT - U.S. Government."
  • Retractable ballpoint pens.
  • Available in blue and black. 

Related Buying Guides and Office Ink Blog Articles:

Skilcraft Pens celebrated for long career of government service.SKILCRAFT Pens celebrated for long career of government service.

It's not every pen that gets its own Washington Post profile, but then not all pens are U.S. Government SKILCRAFT Pens. 

Inside the government procurement process: learn how to get the lowest GSA rates at GSA Advantage.Inside Government Procurement: how to get the lowest GSA rates at GSA Advantage.

Doing more with less is a challenge for all offices in this tough economy. This is as true for schools and government agencies as it is for small business. Trimming fat from a budget takes savvy shopping. 

 


Ask a Question About This Product AbilityOne® Products
See all AbilityOne® Products

Item Specifications
Global Product Type Pens-Ballpoint
Point Type Available in: Fine or Medium
Ink Color(s) Available in: Black or Blue
Pen Type Ballpoint
Pen Style Retractable
Refillable Available in: No or Yes
Barrel Color(s) Available in: Black or Blue
Visible Ink Supply No
Pocket Clip Yes
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content Percent 0%
Post-Consumer Recycled Content Percent 0%
Total Recycled Content Percent 0%
Brand AbilityOne®

Manufacturer Info
Brand AbilityOne®
OTS Skugroup ID 28774

Ask a Question

This is an alert
Your Name:

Your E-mail:


Your Location (optional):

Your Industry / Type of Business (optional):


Ask Question!
Most questions are answered within a couple hours during business hours.
If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 1-866-501-6055!

Your question has been submitted!

Our customer service reps will find an answer for your question and send you an e-mail. Most questions are answered in a couple of hours; however, some questions may require more research and it may take us longer to respond to you. If you'd like immediate assistance, please call us toll-free at 1-866-501-6055!

This is an alert
Your Name:

Your E-mail:


Your Location (optional):

Your Industry / Type of Business (optional):


Submit Answer!

Your answer has been submitted!

Thank you for submitting an answer this question! We will let the asker know about your answer and post it on our site in a few hours. All answers are moderated by our customer service staff and may be formatted for better presentation on the web.

Customer Questions

Brenda B.
0votes
Is there a felt tip pen that is specifically made for redacting documents (totally black out sensitive information)? March 3, 2015
Frankye OnTimeSupplies.com
0votes

We do not carry any pens specifically made for redacting documents. Instead, we offer BIC® Wite-Out Redaction Tape. This product was specifically designed to cover confidential information.

Skip Peyton
0votes
I am retired from the Navy. We ordered and used this pen throughout my 21 years of service. We all had more fun taking them apart and removing the metal cap to see how many colors of the thumb buttons we could find. So, how many colors do they come in and was it a company idea to use many colors to drive us sailors nuts? Thanks April 30, 2013
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Hey Skip,

What a creative question about the GSA Government Ballpoint pens.  Now I know I have heard all the questions about this beauty!  Ok, so we did some checking with our good friends at the Ability One program and they said that at one time they did have multiple colors for the thumb button.  They were not able to provide us with a time frame on when the thumb buttons were multiple colors or when they changed.  They did say that all the thumb buttons are all white with a silver steel cover. 

 

I satisfy my own curiosity I opened two separate packs (one blue medium point tip NSN3322833) and (one pack of black medium tip black NSN9357136).  Believe it or not they all had the white thumb buttons. 

 

Thanks again for such a fun question and we sincerely appreciate your service to our country.  If you ever have another question regarding GSA pens, office supplies or even GSA paper products we are here to help you.

 

Thanks again!

 

Miles

carol
0votes
do you have msds sheets for bic round stic pens in black? August 15, 2012
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thank you for your question.

 

MSDS information is not available on BIC writing instruments.  Here is a link to their statement on MSDS information.

 

Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.

 

Have a great day!

 

Rachel

Kevin
0votes
Is this pen available in red ink, or is there a red refill available? Also, is the GSA price available to Gov't employees, or just for official purchases? Thanks. August 5, 2012
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Hi Kevin!

 

Thanks for your question.

 

Unfortunately, this pen is not available in red and they do not have a refill available in red either.

 

GSA pricing is available for Federal government and military employees and agencies with a valid and confirmable government or military email address.

 

Remember, On Time Supplies carries over 40,000 office supplies at discounted prices with most items ready to ship the same day.  We pride ourselves on offering world-class customer service and look forward to serving you.

 

Have a great day!

 

Rachel

 

 

Charles
0votes
Are the ink "sticks" that come in the pens the old metal ones or plastic? ThanksThe current cost, as of 11/14/2011, for a 12 pack is $8.56 and can change without notice. Since they are special order we will quote current cost. Also, note that these refils are the GSA plastic refils and not metal refills June 19, 2012
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thanks for your question.

 

These pens come with metal "ink sticks" but if you order refills (special oder item) for these pens the refills will be plastic.  

 

I personally have a couple dozen of these pens and LOVE them.  They're super reliable and smooth.

 

Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.

 

Have a great day!

Rachel

Anonymous
0votes
Hi, I'm interested in to buy these pen in bulk. Can you tell me what's the bulk discount will be for 100, 144, 200 or the bulk discount amount you offer? Thanks! December 19, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thank you for your question.

 

As a govenment item, these pens are not eligible for bulk pricing.  We do, however, have GSA pricing available for Federal government employees and we offer free shipping on orders over $75 (except Alaska, Hawaii, APO and FPO addresses).

 

On Time Supplies carries over 40,000 office supplies and we pride ourselves on world-class customer service.  If you'd like to call us at 1-866-501-6055, one of our customer service agents would be happy to help you find an alternative to meet your needs.

 

 

Anonymous
0votes
can a city goverment employee get the gsa price? October 25, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thanks for your question!

Unfortunately due to our contract restrictions, we cannot offer GSA/FSSI pricing to local governments (city/county departments, schools, police, etc), or to individuals.  GSA pricing is available for Federal Government customers only.

We do however offer bulk pricing on many of our products.

Please contact us, if we can be of any assistance, we will be happy to quote on all your office supply needs!

Lionel G. Higdon
0votes
Where can I purchase the new retractable ball point pen (U.S. Goverment ) style in flat back as instead of the closs finish October 18, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

I have been advised that the pen you may be looking for is the recycled retractable pen.  It does NOT have US Government printed on the pen itself, but is similar to the pen you describe.  Due to the recycled nature, it is not as glossy, and has more of a matte finish to the plastic barel.

 

This pen is available in both Fine Point and Medium Point black ink.

Davee
0votes
I'm a retired government employee. Can I buy these pens? August 12, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thanks for your question!

As a retired Government employee, you can purchase these pens, however you will not be entitled to the GSA contract pricing.

You may place an order online at anytime or call us on 866-501-6055 and we will be more than happy to help!

Anonymous
0votes
How mucj is the shipping on this item August 11, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thanks for your question!

Shipping is a flat rate of $7.95 for orders under $75.   Orders over $75.00 ship free!

 

Kenny
0votes
I had two questions. Does this pen actually say "SKILCRAFT U.S. GOVERNMENT" and what is JWOD? May 10, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

Thank you very much for your question.  I just so happen to have one of these pens at my desk.  Been using it for years and very happy with its performance and use it daily.  It does in fact say "SKILLCRAFT-U.S.GOVERNMENT" exactly.  I would consider this pen one of the most durable pens I have ever used. Hope this helps.


Concerning your question about JWOD.  That acronym stands for "Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act".  This act is for the  Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, the independent federal agency that administers the AbilityOne Program.

It may make you feel better that the AbilityOne Program is the largest employer for people who are blind or have other severe disabilities in the US.  More than 600 non-profit companies participate in this program, about 1,000 locations representing 40 government agencies.


Also, not sure if you know this or not but this pen is made from recycled plastic.  Specifically, the barrel consists of 50% recycled plastic and the cap is made of 100% post-consumer recycled materials.

Rebecca aldridge
0votes
Hi there would you deliver 12 pens to the united kingdom and if so how much would this be please thank you March 22, 2011
On Time Supplies Retailer
0votes

We appreciate your question about shipping the Retractable US Government ball point pen to the UK.  Unfortunately, we do not ship this item directly to any country outside the US.  I can tell you that we have had several customers outside the US use frieght forwarding companies or a friend in the US.  I would also recommend using the USPS flat rate program to save a little money.  We appreciate your note and thank you for your question!


Reviews

Average Rating: Rating 4.5  (out of 65 votes)

Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from Fort Worth
on September 6, 2016
High quality government issue pens!
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from Alpine, TX
on May 21, 2016
EXCELLENT product, and best of all, it's proudly made in America!! My husband used these same pens his entire career at NASA. I also like the fact that the blind were employed to assemble the pens. You rarely see metal ink cartridges anymore. I highly recommend these pens. They also come in black.
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by
on February 6, 2016
OK
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from Lowell, MA
on December 24, 2015
Nice pens
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from Venice, FL
on August 28, 2015
I just ran across 2 Skilcraft U.S. Govt. pens which I used 25 years ago at FAMC and they still work! (Although not as consistently as they did "back in the day"). This is the best pen ever made! I just found them online and have ordered boxes to give to some retired military friends - and to me too. Can't find refills - any suggestions? What a good day!
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from VA
on June 5, 2015
nice flow, feel. Does not skip.
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by
on May 23, 2015
I liked this when I was in the USAF. Glad I found them here.
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from SC
on March 3, 2015
These are high quality pens which were shipped promptly.
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by
on December 19, 2014
great fast service, very helpful people
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by
on June 19, 2014
They're pens, they write.
Rating 5 stars (5 / 5 stars) by from Bluffton SC
on May 30, 2014
Received my order. Am very pleased with the product. It is as advertised.

Helpful Guides and Articles

Article Thumbnail A guide to ink pens and pen inks.

Choosing the right pen or marker involves considering the ink type, thickness, smoothness, and other factors. Learn how to select the perfect pen for any project.   read more

Join Our Mailing List! Connect With Us Social Media Facebook Google+ Twitter Blog Linked In
Badges HP Authorized Reseller
Inc 500 BBB Digicert GSA Paypal and Credit Cards
Discount Office Supplies Reference - AbilityOne® SKILCRAFT® U.S. Government Pen
Copyright © 2016 OnTimeSupplies.com, an Office Supplies company. P.O. Box 888016, Atlanta, GA 30356.
Report an Issue