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New Rei Urushi-nuri Series - Very Limited Availability

Combining hand-finished urushi lacquer with the highly popular and versatile 1911 Full-Size body, the new Sailor Rei Urushi-nuri series is likely to become an immediate favorite with many pen aficionados.

Free Edelstein Ink With Any Pelikan Pen Purchase Through December 24th 2019

Pelikan offers its own free ink promotion for the holiday season - purchase any new Pelikan pen from us between now and December 24th and receive a free bottle of the Pelikan Edelstein Ink of your choice, a $30 value.

Sailor Holiday Special - Free Ink With Most Sailor Pen Purchases Through December 2nd

Sailor of Japan welcomes Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the beginning of the holiday season with a special free ink offer - now through December 2nd 2019, receive a free bottle of one of Sailor's North American exclusive ink colors - Apricot, Epinard, Grenade, Peche, Sky High, or Ultra Marine - with most Sailor pen purchases fro

New Celluloid Limited Editions from Visconti and Montegrappa

Has November suddenly become Italian celluloid season? Both Visconti and Montegrappa have just announced new limited edition fountain pens made from handcrafted celluloid, and both sets of pens exemplify the design approach and philosophy of their respective manufacturers.

New Sailor Pro Gear Classic Angel's Delight Limited Edition Arriving Next Week

The eighth in Sailor's popular Cocktail series of limited edition pens, the new Pro Gear Classic Angel's Delight was originally produced for the Japanese domestic market only.

For Writers Who Like a Challenge: Our Favorite Pens, Inks, and Paper For National Novel Writing Month

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It's time for National Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo (as it's known) takes place over the thirty days of November every year. Every participant challenges themselves to complete 50,000 words of a novel (or memoir, or nonfiction book) by midnight on November 30th.

New Pelikan Souverän M605 Stresemann Arriving In November

Named in homage to a Weimar-era politician known for his striped suits, the sleek grey and black Stresemann pattern has quickly become a favorite among Pelikan aficionados and is now made available in the versatile

New Montegrappa Miya 450 Limited Editions

Arriving in November in very limited numbers, the five pens in the new Montegrappa Miya 450 Limited Edition series exemplify Montegrappa design and engineering at its finest.

New Namiki Yukari Royale Lioness and Cubs Arriving In November

Being made available starting in November, the new Namiki Yukari Royale Lioness and Cubs is hand-finished in exacting and time intensive Togidashi-taka Maki-e technique by artists who are members of the renowned Kokkokai collective in Kanagawa, south of Tokyo. Each pen is provided

New Visconti Homo Sapiens Skylight Arriving In November

Scheduled to arrive in November and now available for pre-order, the Homo Sapiens Skylight is the latest addition to this iconic Visconti line.