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Arriving in October and being made available in just 70 numbered pieces worldwide, the Namiki 2014 Yukari Royale Limited Edition Hina Dolls Collection consists of two paired pens, the Obrina prince doll and Mebirna princess doll, in designs inspired by the traditional art of Japanese doll craft. Each pen has been hand-painted by noted artist Mamoru Wakabayashi utilizing Taka and Togidashi Maki-e techniques. The pens arrive in a lacquer-finished collector's box with full documentation and accessories. We have just a very small number of these sets still available for pre-order. Retail price $7000, with our sale price $5600.
Arriving very soon from Pelikan, the new M1000 Raden Starlight Limited Edition is being made available in just 333 numbered pieces worldwide. Individually handcrafted using raden abalone shell from the Japanese Sea, these pens utilize Pelikan's renowned piston-filler system. Normally made available only in Medium, we are able to provide the M1000 Raden Starlight with any of Pelikan's M1000 18k two-tone nib units. We have only a very limited number of these pens available - once they are gone, there will be no more. Retail Price: $3800, our price $3040.
Reviving a Jet Age era design and being made available outside Japan for the first time, the Pilot E95s series offers elegant design and ease of use at a highly affordable price. Specially engineered to allow for posting, the E95s can serve as either a full-size pen when posted, or as a smaller mid-size pen when using the barrel alone. Pilot's 14k solid gold inlaid nib units in Extra Fine, Fine, or Medium provide for an excellent writing experience in either configuration. Retail $170, our price $136.
Available for a limited time only, the new Pelikan M600 Vibrant Green Special Edition recalls the classic Jade pens of the 1920's from Parker and Sheaffer - but even those classic writing instruments could not achieve the vibrancy of color seen in this superbly engineered pen. Utilizing Pelikan's renowned piston-filler system, the M600 Vibrant Green is available with your choice of solid gold 14k nib in Extra-Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Extra Broad, Oblique Medium or Oblique Extra Broad. Retail $595, our price $476.
Scheduled to arrive in October, the new Pilot Vanishing Point Copper Limited Edition is being made available in just 2014 numbered pieces worldwide. The copper-colored body and rhodium trim combine to give this pen an excitingly contemporary appearance. Normally made available only in Medium, we can provide this pen with your choice of Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, or Broad solid gold 18k rhodium-plated nib. Pre-orders are now being accepted, and you will not be charged until your pen ships on to you - our price $240.
Just arrived from Sailor, the new special edition Sky series of blue-tinted semi-translucent demonstrator pens is now in stock. Produced in limited quantities only, these pens are available in all three Sailor sizes. The Sapporo/Pro Gear Slim Sky retails for $250, with our price $200, the Pro Gear Sky retails for $390, with our price $312, and the King of Pen Sky retails for $1020, with our price $816. The full range of Sailor 21k and 14k solid gold rhodium-plated nibs are available on these pens, including some Sailor Specialty Nibs - see our Sky series page or contact us for details...
Another quietly masterful Maki-e pen from Nakaya, the new Portable Cigar Cherry Blossoms with Silver Powder is a superb example of the taste and craftsmanship for which this brand has become so well known. The detailed motif seems both stylized and naturally evocative at the same time, highlighted by a rich background of Black Urushi finish. As always, Nakaya offers tremendous value for a hand-painted Maki-e pen of this kind. Available with the standard range of Nakaya solid gold 14k nibs, the price for this pen is $1500, or $1550 with the rhodium-plated nib seen here...
Just arrived, the new Parker Duofold Historical Colors series revives three classic finishes from the golden age of fountain pens - Big Red, Lapis Blue, and White Ivorine. Each color is available in both the full-size Centennial and mid-size International - the Centennial retails for $520, with our price $416, and the International retails for $450, with our price $359. Normally made available only in Fine or Medium, we are able to provide these pens with your choice from among the full range of Parker 18k solid gold nib units, in sizes ranging from Extra Extra Broad to Extra Fine...
The newest addition to Nakaya's natural wood Briarwood series is the Briarwood Sandblasted, which features a light layer of clear Urushi lacquer over a natural wood body which has been sandblasted to bring out the texture of the grain. Available with any standard Nakaya 14k solid gold nib, our price for this pen is just $450.
Pelikan's most eagerly awaited offering of the year is arriving in September - the new M101N Tortoiseshell Red Special Edition. A follow up to the highly popular M101N Brown and M101N Lizard pens, this vintage-inspired writing instrument will be available for a limited time only. Available with specially inscribed 14k solid gold nib in your choice of Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, or Broad, this pen retails for $650, with our price $520. Advance orders are now being accepted - you will not be charged until your order is ready to ship.
The Pilot Falcon Resin has long served as a highly affordable introduction to the world of quality fountain pens and also as one of the best starting points for John's now-famous Spencerian customization. Being made available outside Japan for the first time, the Falcon Resin Red Barrel adds a cherry red cap and barrel to the traditional Falcon Resin design. Arriving in December and available with 14k solid gold semi-soft nib in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, or Broad, The Falcon Resin Red Barrel retails for $180, with our price $144. Pre-orders are now being accepted - you will not be charged until your pen arrives here and then ships on to you...
Also arriving in mid-December from Pilot are the E95s series pens in Black and in Burgundy and Ivory. The streamlined E95s takes its inspiration from the jet age fountain pens of the 1960's, and is made available with 14k solid gold inlaid nibs in your choice of Extra Fine, Fine, or Medium. Now available for pre-order, these pens will retail for $170, with our price just $136.
Scheduled to arrive in December and being made available in North America for the first time, the Pilot Custom 912 serves as a slightly bigger companion to the Falcon Resin and Metal Falcon series pens and offers the widest variety of nib choices available from Pilot. Available in Extra Fine, Soft Fine, Music, Stub, and the distinctive notched FA, these 14k solid gold nibs serve as excellent starting points for the full array of John's customizations. The 912 also utilizes the high capacity CON-70 converter, giving it an ink capacity rivaling that of many piston-fillers. Pre-orders are now being accepted - you will not be charged until your pen arrives here and ships on to you. Retail $280, our price $224.
Arrving in late 2014, two new Sailor King of Pen Limited Editions showcase the work of Maki-e artist Wataru Kurotobi. The King of Pen Asa-tsuyu and King of Pen Yu-nami both utilize complex Hakeme-nuri Maki-e technique to create unique motifs inspired by forest and ocean scenes respectively. Just 33 numbered pens in each of the two finishes are being created worldwide.
Part of Sailor's exclusive Bespoke Collection, the price for each pen starts at $3900 with standard Sailor King of Pen 21k nib. We have managed to secure a very small number of these pens for our customers - pre-orders are now being accepted, and you will not be charged until your pen arrives here and then ships on to you...
A rhodium-trim companion to the Arco Brown seen below, the new Omas 360 Vintage Wild Celluloid marries the most striking Omas celluloid pattern to its most distinctively-shaped model. 136 numbered pieces have been produced worldwide. We are able to make this pen available with the full range of 18k solid gold rhodium-plated nibs in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Extra Broad, or Stub. Retail $1595, with our price$1276.
Just arrived from Omas, the new 360 Vintage Arco Brown Rose Gold piston-filler showcases the warm rippling tones of this hand-crafted celluloid body pen. Just 36 numbered pieces have been produced worldwide, and we have been able to secure a very small number for our customers. Available in solid gold 18k rose gold-plated nib in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Extra Broad, or stock Stub, this pen retails for $1595, with our price $1276.
Intended for the European market only, we have managed to secure an extremely small number of OMAS Vintage Paragon 2014 Blue Saffron fountain pens for our customers. Only 131 of these fountain pens have been produced worldwide in each trim version. The limited numbers we have of the gold, HT and ruthenium trim versions are sure to go quickly. We are able to offer the full range of Paragon Old Style 18k nibs in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, or Extra Broad, as well as 14k Flessible nibs in Extra Fine Extra Flessible, Fine Extra Flessible, and Medium Extra Flessible. Retail $1095, our price $876.
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Since being uploaded just over two years ago, this customer video demonstrating a Pilot Falcon with John's Spencerian customization has become a global phenomenon and has now received over four million views! While the Falcon Resin, Metal Falcon, and Justus 95 pens remain excellent choices, the same customization can also be done on any Nakaya brand pen, as well as Omas Vintage pens with Flessible nibs. For more information, see our Spencerian Customization page...
Just arrived directly from the publisher is the newly released Third Edition of Andreas Lambrou's Fountain Pens of the World. This authoritative 448 page book includes 170 full color plates as well as numerous other illustrations and reproductions. New chapters in this edition examine the history of limited edition pens and of special techniques such as guilloché engraving. Each copy we have has been personally signed by Andreas Lambrou. Retail $199, our special sale price $139.00. Free shipping via USPS Media Mail is provided for all U.S. domestic orders of this book.
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