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Lead Refills

Lead refills comprise a range of mostly standard diameters and lengths, but with the occasional refill that is designed for a specific model of specialist pencil.

All our 'finelead' ranges - 0.3mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.7mm and 0.9mm - are 60mm long and suitable for use in all standard mechanical pencils of the appropriate size. For 0.35mm use 0.3mm, for 1.0mm use 0.9mm - these sizes are considered interchangeable and some brands of lead, eg. Faber-Castell, actually state both sizes on the pack.

Beyond 0.9mm, the common lead sizes are 1.4mm, 2mm, 3mm, 3.15mm and 5.6mm. The lengths of any particular brand can vary, as at this size the pencil designs vary quite widely. However, we normally state lead length and you can cut down longer leads if the exact length you require is not available.

The grade, or hardness, of leads covers quite a range, and the most choice is available in the most popular sizes (0.5mm, 0.7mm and 2mm). See our article here for information on lead grades, but in a nutshell: the higher the 'B' number, the softer the lead; the higher the 'H' number, the harder the lead, with HB occupying the middle ground and most commonly used as standard. We also have 'F' grade lead in some ranges, with is just slightly harder than HB.

Coloured lead is also available, though with fairly limited choices in any particular size/colour combination.

All our lead is listed below. You can use the filters at left to refine your search, or you can jump into the dedicated pages for the most common lead sizes.

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0.3mm Lead
0.3mm Lead 4 Items
Replacement lead suitable for 0.3mm and 0.35mm finelead pencils
0.4mm Lead
0.4mm Lead 1 Item
Replacement lead suitable for 0.4mm finelead pencils
0.5mm Lead
0.5mm Lead 11 Items
Replacement lead suitable for 0.5mm finelead pencils
0.7mm Lead
0.7mm Lead 11 Items
Replacement lead suitable for 0.7mm finelead pencils
0.9mm Lead
0.9mm Lead 4 Items
Replacement lead suitable for 0.9mm and 1.0mm finelead pencils
2mm Lead
2mm Lead 9 Items
Replacement lead suitable for 2mm clutch and automatic pencils
5.6mm Lead
5.6mm Lead 6 Items
Replacement lead for 5.6mm clutch pencils
Koh-I-Noor Polycolor Lead 3.8mm 15% off
LAMY M43 3.15 lead Refill 10% off
LAMY M44 1.4 lead Refill 10% off
Pentel AIN Stein Lead 0.2mm
Pentel AIN Stein Lead 0.2mm The current leader in lead technology - smoother, darker, stronger!
bhb
Only £4.25 inc VAT £3.54 ex VAT
Staedtler Mars Carbon Compass Leads 10% off
Staedtler Mars micro carbon Lead 1.3mm 10% off
Staedtler Mars micro carbon Lead 1.3mm 1.3mm HB lead for new Staedtler pencil ranges
hb
Only £3.75 inc VAT £3.13 ex VAT 1% off
Worther 3.15mm Colour Lead Refill
Worther 3.15mm Colour Lead Refill Useful range of thick colour lead
orangepinkredwhiteyellow
Only £2.16 inc VAT £1.80 ex VAT 10% off
S.T. Dupont Pencil Lead and Eraser Refill Pack 20% off
Faber-Castell Super-Polymer Leads 0.3mm / 0.35mm 20% off
Faber-Castell Super-Polymer Leads 0.3mm / 0.35mm Leads in range B-2H, suitable for all 0.3mm and 0.35mm pencils
2hbhhb
Only £2.10 inc VAT £1.75 ex VAT
Koh-I-Noor 2mm Coloured Lead 15% off
Koh-I-Noor 2mm Coloured Lead At last! 2mm coloured lead! Blue, yellow, red, green, brown and black
blackbluebrowngreenredyellow
Only £1.90 inc VAT £1.58 ex VAT
Koh-I-Noor 2mm Coloured Lead Assorted Pack 15% off
Koh-I-Noor 2mm Coloured Lead Assorted Pack At last! 2mm coloured lead! Blue, yellow, red, green, brown and black
Only £1.70 inc VAT £1.42 ex VAT
Koh-I-Noor 2mm Graphite Lead 15% off
Koh-I-Noor 2mm Graphite Lead Wide range of grades in a protective plastic case
10h2b2h3b3h4b4h5b5h6bmore
Only £2.60 inc VAT £2.17 ex VAT
Koh-I-Noor 5.6mm Magic Lead 15% off
Koh-I-Noor 5.6mm Magic Lead Magical multicoloured clutch pencil leads from Koh-I-Noor
Only £5.00 inc VAT £4.17 ex VAT
Koh-I-Noor 5.6mm Metallic Lead 15% off
Koh-I-Noor 5.6mm Metallic Lead Assorted metallic coloured clutch pencil leads from Koh-I-Noor
Only £7.50 inc VAT £6.25 ex VAT
Pilot Croquis Pencil Refill APSCR4
Pilot Croquis Pencil Refill APSCR4 Refill leads for Pilot Croquis drawing pencil
bh
Only £3.50 inc VAT £2.92 ex VAT 1% off
Pentel Super Hi-Polymer Lead 0.5mm 30% off
Pentel Super Hi-Polymer Lead 0.5mm Best-selling lead refill with 10 degrees in 0.5mm
2b2h4bbhhb
Only £1.90 inc VAT £1.58 ex VAT
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.3mm 30% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.3mm The current leader in lead technology - smoother, darker, stronger!
2bbhhb
Only £3.95 inc VAT £3.29 ex VAT £4.35 inc VAT £3.63 ex VAT Save £0.40 inc VAT £0.33 ex VAT 9% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.5mm 30% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.5mm The current leader in lead technology - smoother, darker, stronger!
2b2h3b4bbhhb
Only £3.95 inc VAT £3.29 ex VAT £4.35 inc VAT £3.63 ex VAT Save £0.40 inc VAT £0.33 ex VAT 9% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.7mm 30% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.7mm The current leader in lead technology - smoother, darker, stronger!
2bbhhb
Only £3.95 inc VAT £3.29 ex VAT £4.35 inc VAT £3.63 ex VAT Save £0.40 inc VAT £0.33 ex VAT 9% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.9mm 30% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.9mm The current leader in lead technology - smoother, darker, stronger!
2bbhb
Only £3.95 inc VAT £3.29 ex VAT £4.35 inc VAT £3.63 ex VAT Save £0.40 inc VAT £0.33 ex VAT 9% off
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.4mm
Pentel Ain Stein Lead 0.4mm The current leader in lead technology - smoother, darker, stronger!
2bbhhb
Only £4.60 inc VAT £3.83 ex VAT
rotring 2mm Lead 20% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Coloured Leads 0.5mm 10% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Coloured Leads 0.5mm 0.5mm leads available in red, green and blue
bluegreenred
Only £3.50 inc VAT £2.92 ex VAT 3% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.3mm 10% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.3mm High quality leads, suitable for 0.3mm mechanical pencils
2hbhhb
Only £1.55 inc VAT £1.29 ex VAT
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.5mm 10% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.5mm High quality leads, suitable for 0.5mm mechanical pencils
2b2h3hbhhb
Only £1.55 inc VAT £1.29 ex VAT
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.7mm 10% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.7mm High quality leads, suitable for 0.7mm mechanical pencils
2b2hbhhb
Only £1.55 inc VAT £1.29 ex VAT
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.9mm 10% off
Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads 0.9mm High quality leads, suitable for 0.9mm mechanical pencils
bhb
Only £1.55 inc VAT £1.29 ex VAT
Uni Nano Dia Lead 0.5mm
Uni Nano Dia Lead 0.5mm New high-tech extra-strong and dark lead
hb
Only £4.10 inc VAT £3.42 ex VAT
Worther 5.6mm Refill Lead for Metal Pencil
Worther 5.6mm Refill Lead for Metal Pencil Lead for Worther Compact Metal Pencil
4b
Only £1.50 inc VAT £1.25 ex VAT 2% off
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