PELIKAN PELIKANO


Pelikano 1960 until today
picture: Christof Zollinger
 


Since 1960 the manufactory Gunther Wagner is producing pens with cartridge system. First models were P 15 and P 25 and especially the student pen Pelikano. This site only works with the model Pelikano.




Pelikano from 1st to 5th version
 

To see the differences between the former Pelikano models here a small chronology of this successful student pen.

model distinguish features time of production
1. model shape like model P15/P25 with totally hooded nib, beak-shaped clip, aluminum cap matte chrome-plated, rounded cap end, rounded barrel end, screw-on cap 1960 - 1965
2. model semi hooded nib, tapering beak-shaped clip, flat top, flat barrel end, push-on brass cap chrome-plated, ink level indicator 1965 - 1969
3. model less hooded neck of the nib, tapering clip but not beak-shaped, with "Pelikano" engraving, logo at the top of the cap, first production of red models, push-on brass cap chrome-plated 1969 - 1973
4. model less hooded neck of the nib, as like as the 3rd model, bar-shaped clip but a little tapered also, with "Pelikano" engraving, logo at the top of the clip, but no logo at the top of the cap, push-on brass cap chrome-plated, model P460 for right-handed writers, P461 for left-handed writers, P465 only for export with colored plastic caps, all models with structrured grip 1973 - 1979
5. model model number P450/P451, cap in cylindrical shap, a smal ridge between grip and nib 1979 - 1983
6. model with "Anti-Slip" at the top of barrel, model P452 with colored plastic caps 1983 - 1988
7. model like 6. model but with four length-wise ink windows 1988 - 1993



Pelikano first version with multi-color ballpoint
 

1960 - until today

model barrel >cap
Pelikano (1960) blue, steel nib (covered) screw-on aluminium cap with Pelikan tapered beak clip
cap head blue
Pelikano (1960) black, steel nib (covered) screw-on aluminium cap with Pelikan tapered beak clip
cap head black
Pelikano (1965) blue, steel nib (half covered) push-on brass cap with Pelikan clip
Pelikano (1969) blue, steel nib (half covered) push-on brass cap with new clip
'Pelikano' on clip
Pelikano (1970) red, steel nib (half covered) push-on brass cap with new clip
'Pelikano' on clip
Pelikano (P460)
(1973)
blue, steel nib steel with 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P460)
(1973)
red, steel nib steel, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P460)
(1973)
black, steel nib steel, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P465)
(1973)
blue, steel nib
only for export
blue (plastic), 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P465)
(1973)
yellow, steel nib
only for export
yellow (plastic), 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P465)
(1973)
red, steel nib
only for export
red (plastic), 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P465)
(1973)
green, steel nib
only for export
green (plastic), 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P465)
(1973)
black, steel nib
only for export
black (plastic), 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P450)
(1979)
blue, steel nib
with big ink window
steel with 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P450)
(1979)
red, steel nib
with big ink window
steel, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip


Model 450 orange transparent (Design 2000)
 


Model 450 red transparent (Design 2000)
 


Model 452 "Super Pelikano"
 
model barrel cap
Pelikano (P452)
("Super Pelikano")(1983)
chrom/light blue, stainless steel nib chrom, bar-shaped clip chrom
'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P452)
("Super Pelikano")(1983)
chrom/red, stainless steel nib chrom, bar-shaped clip chrom
'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P452)
("Super Pelikano")(1983)
chrom/black, stainless steel nib chrom, bar-shaped clip chrom
'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P465)
(1983)
white, steel nib black white, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465) black, steel nib black black, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465)
(1988)
turquoise, steel nib black turquoise, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465)
(1988)
rosé, steel nib black rosé, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465)
(1988)
green, steel nib black green, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465)
(1989)
mint, steel nib black
lengthwise ink window
mint, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465)
(1989)
pink, steel nib black
lengthwise ink window
pink, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P465)
(1989)
russian green, steel nib black
lengthwise ink window
russian green, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (black)
Pelikano (P456)
(1989)
green, steel nib gold plated
lengthwise ink window
Exportmodel for Italy
green, colored plastic cap, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip (chrome)
Pelikano (P465) transparent, steel nib steel, 'Pelikano' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P450)
(2000)
red, steel nib
transparent barrel
stainless steel with bar-shaped clip
'Pelikano' logo on clip
Pelikano (P450)
(2000)
blue, steel nib
transparent barrel
stainless steel with bar-shaped clip
'Pelikano' logo on clip
Pelikano (P450)
(2000)
orange, steel nib
transparent barrel
stainless steel with bar-shaped clip
'Pelikano' logo on clip
Pelikano (P450)
(2000)
green, steel nib
transparent barrel
stainless steel with bar-shaped clip
'Pelikano' logo on clip
Pelikano (P470) darkred, steel nib stainless steel
'Steno-Pelikan' and logo on clip
Pelikano (P470) black, steel nib stainless steel
'Steno-Pelikan' and logo on clip




model 470 Steno-Pelikan
 




Model Pelikan 465 transparent
 

New Design 2003

Pelikano P460 design 2003
 
model barrel cap
Pelikano
P460
(2003)
blue, translucent silver colored
clip blue
Pelikano
P460
(2003)
red, translucent silver colored
clip red
Pelikano
P460
(2003)
orange, translucent silver colored
clip orange
Pelikano
P460
(2003)
green, translucent silver colored
clip green
Pelikano
P460
(Special Edition 2006)
blue (Skyblue) transparent silver colored
clip blue (Skyblue)

Pelikano P460, blue, design 2003
 

Pelikano P460, Skyblue, Special Edition 2006
 

50th birthday of Pelikano
anniversary edition 2010
new design

Zum 50 jährigen Jubiläum des legendären Pelikano Schulfüllers brachte Pelikan ein völlig neues, verändertes Design auf den Markt. Das Griffstück ist transparent mit drei Griffmulden und gibt Sicht auf den Tintenstand.

model barrel cap
Pelikano
P480
(2010)
pink, in front transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip pink
Pelikano
P480
(2010)
blue, in front transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip blue
Pelikano
P480
(2010)
green, in front transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip green
Pelikano
P480
(2011)
black, in front transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip black
Pelikano
P480
(2012)
transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip transparent
Pelikano
P480
(2013)
red, in front transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip red
Pelikano
P480
(2014)
yellow, in front transparent
with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip yellow

Pelikano P480, blue, design 2010
 

Pelikano P480, green, design 2010
 

Pelikano P480, black, Design 2010
 

Pelikano P480, transparent, Design 2010
 

Pelikano Line 2015

In Spring 2015 Pelikan released a new modified version of the Pelikano student fountain pen. The grip is no more transparent, but now colored like the barrel. Also is a oblong sized ink windows in the barrel to see the amount of ink. The design of the cap is unchanged.

model barrel cap
Pelikano
P480
(2015)
blue, oblong sized ink windows
and with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip blue
Pelikano
P480
(2015)
black, oblong sized ink windows
and with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip black
Pelikano
P480
(2015)
red, oblong sized ink windows
and with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip red
Pelikano
P480
(2015)
green, oblong sized ink windows
and with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip green

Pelikano P480, blue, Design 2015
 

The New Pelikano Up

By March 2017 Pelikan released a brand-new fountain pen for young people and young people at heart. It is an aluminium fountain pen of high quality in a modern metallic look.

model barrel cap
Pelikano Up
(2017)
anthrazit, oblong sized ink windows
and with grip zone
metal, silver colored
clip stainless steel
Pelikano Up
(2017)
champagner, oblong sized ink windows
and with grip zone
metal, champagner
clip stainless steel

Pelikano Up, anthrazit
 

Pelikano Up, champagner
 

Colour Edition and Special Line

model barrel cap
Pelikano (Special Line 2007) pink, translucent silver colored
clip pink
Pelikano (Special Line 2008) purple, translucent silver colored
clip purple
Pelikano (Colour Edition 2007) black, deep space silver colored
clip black, deep space
Pelikano (Colour Edition 2008) juicy orange silver colored
clip juicy orange
Pelikano (Colour Edition white 2009) white, matt finishing
(anniversary model, 170 years of Pelikan)
silver colored
clip white, matt finishing

Pelikano, pink, Special Line
 

Pelikano, white, anniversary model, 170 years of Pelikan