News & Announcements


New Montegrappa Moon Landing Open Edition

Released to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11 and Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, the NASA-approved Montegrappa Moon Landing Open Edition adapts the design of the Saturn V rocket to a stylish and fully functional fountain pen.

Platinum "The Prime" Limited Editions Now In Stock

Platinum Pens of Japan, the parent company of Nakaya, celebrates its 100th anniversary this week with two exceptional limited edition writing instruments.

Last Chance for Nakaya Ama-iro Pens

Sky blue Ama-iro has been one of Nakaya's most popular specialty finishes since being introduced several years ago, but Nakaya has suspended production of Ama-iro finish until further notice, with no assurance that it will ever be produced again.

New Nakaya Maki-e Pens Now Available

Among our recent arrivals from Nakaya have been a number of higher-end Maki-e pens in new motifs, including the beautiful Naka-ai Cigar Shuro Tree seen here.

Return of the Sailor 1911 Full-Size Demonstrator Silver

Available again after an absence of several years, the Sailor 1911 Full-Size Demonstrator Silver showcases Sailor design and engineering at its finest.

Visit Us At The L.A. Pen Show February 14-17

We'll be bringing a wide selection of pens from Nakaya, Sailor, Pilot and more to the the 2019 Los Angeles International Pen Show, held at the Westdrift Manhattan Beach (formerly the Manhattan Beach Marriott) on President’s Day weekend, February 14-17.

Nakaya Midori-tamenuri Available Again

Layered Midori-tamenuri, which features a luminous green under-layer against a black background, was only made briefly available by Nakaya in early 2017 before being discontinued.

Nakaya Gin Itomaki Featured in "Jon Glaser Loves Gear"

Yes, that really is a Nakaya Piccolo Writer Small Sword Gin Itomaki fountain pen seen in Season 2, Episode 4 of the TruTV series “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” - the pen (supplied by us to the production company at Nakaya’s request) can be seen at

Pelikan Special Edition M101N Grey-Blue Arriving in March

The latest in Pelikan's series of vintage-inspired releases, the M101N Grey-Blue Special Edition will be arriving in March 2019.