While not expensive, the types of map pins you choose can greatly affect the way your wall maps end up looking over time. Whether you’re displaying your map behind glass, in a restaurant, or in a corporate environment, you’re going to want to choose from a selection of different types of map pins.
Map pins are different than normal stick pins or push pins because of their balled tops and short pen stems. Choose from red, gold, and assorted colors of map pins here at Map Strings, your resource for online and offline map technology for geospatial analysts working in geospatial information technology.
Maped Map Pins in Reusable Plastic Case, 100 Pins per Box, Assorted Colors – synonymous with continuous innovation, top design and high quality. These 5mm Map Pins are packaged in a handy reusable plastic container that allows you to safely store your pins without fear of poking yourself in the finger every time you rummage in your tool box or junk drawer. They are available in a pack of 100 pins in assorted colors and perfect for all map pinning needs. For over 60 years Maped has been creating innovative, high-quality products and renewing the often traditional school and office accessories markets with an assortment of ergonomic and eye-catching products tailored to the needs of the consumer.
1/8 Inch Map Tacks – Red – 1/8 inch red map tacks from Moore Push Pin Co are perfect for marking addresses, sales territories, shipping routes, franchise locations, and more. Medium round head map tacks. 1/8″ head, 5/16″ point, quantity 100. One reviewer said, “I just pushed the little bugger in and there it stayed just like magic! so awesome, I’m so happy!” Moore Push Pin Co are the designers, manufacturers, and marketers of innovative fastener products. These include Push-Pins, Twisted Picture Hangers, Map Tacks, Clip Hangers™ and Sharks Tooth Picture Hangers. Now entering it’s fourth generation of family ownership, Moore continues to produce high quality, market creating items used around the world.
GEM Map Tacks, Plastic, Assorted – Round head map tacks mark locations on maps for easy and quick identification. Made in U.S.A. Head Material: Plastic; Head Diameter: 3/16 Inches; Pin Material: Steel; Color(s): Assorted. 3/8″ is referring to the length of the METAL PIN only. The pin head measures 1/8″ and the full length is just over 1/2″. If you want a container for your pins, get the Maped pins above. GEM map pins are made by Gem Office Products, LLC., which is a part of Advantus Corp., a diverse consumer products company headquartered in Jacksonville Florida. Advantus has been making quality products since 1913. They manufacture over 1,500 products in Jacksonville, Florida, Mequon, Wisconsin, and in Asia.
1/8 Inch Gold Map Tacks – 1/8 inch black map tacks. Perfect for marking addresses, sales territories, shipping routes, franchise locations, and more. When considering pin colors, think about the background color of the map. Actually, map pins aren’t just for wall maps. Art galleries buy pins with numbered heads to identify artists work and planners use map pins on schematics to identify key tasks in a project. Some Chinese plastic pin heads will crack and break, so look for pins made in America. However, this may be harder to do than meets the eye – just because a company is headquartered in America, doesn’t mean the map pins are manufactured there.
1/8 Inch Assorted Color Map Tacks – 1/8 inch assorted color map tacks. Perfect for marking addresses, sales territories, shipping routes, franchise locations, and more. Box contains 20 of each of the following colors: red, green, blue, yellow, and orange. One reviewer said, “The tacks arrived on time and were a pleasure on the wall maps of our world travels. I had to reorder because I did not get enough.”