Nibs Blog


Aurora Optima Fine Flex Limited Editions - Special Close-Out Pricing

Produced in just 330 numbered pieces each to introduce Aurora's new Fine Flex nib, the six pens in the Optima Fine Flex series showcase Aurora design at its finest.

New Aurora Oceani Collection Limited Editions

Aurora's new Oceani Collection celebrates the world's oceans in a series of four limited edition pens arriving throughout this summer. Being produced in just 480 numbered pieces each, each pen features a marbled Auroloide cap and barrel, sterling silver trim, and your choice of Aurora 18k solid gold rhodium-plated nib.

Cross June Sale - 25% Off All Cross Pens and Nibs Through June 30th

Thanks to the success of our recent Star Wars and Memorial Day promotions, we've again been specially authorized by Rhode Island-based Cross to offer special discount pricing to our customers - now through Sunday, June 30th, save 25% off any Cross pen or nib unit you purchase from us.

New Aurora Ipsilon Quadra Cento Limited Edition - Extremely Limited Numbers

The third in Aurora's Cento Italia series of limited edition pens celebrating the company's 100th anniversary, the Ipsilon Quadra Cento is a stealthy study in shades of black, gray, and ruthenium, with a trademark dash of Aurora red o

New Nakaya Shipment Just Arrived

Our latest shipment from Nakaya arrived this past Friday.

Father's Day Gift Giving & Buying Guide

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Happy Father's Day, everyone!

To make your gift giving a little easier, we put together some curated collections of our favorite pens for Father's Day. Our fathers work hard, and deserve recognition. This summer, treat your dad (or yourself, if you're a dad too!) to a special reward, as a way to say "Thank you" for everything our dads do for us.

Newly Arrived Pre-Owneds and Reduced Pricing

We're now expanding the number of pre-owned contemporary and vintage pens we offer, and have also made a selection of pre-owned pens available at special reduced pricing

Microreview: Pelikan Souverän M805 Blue Stripe

Pelikan M805 Blue Stripe Microreview intro

We're doing something a little bit different today: a micro-review of the Pelikan Souverän M805 Blue Stripe!

 Included are photos of the pen, close-ups of writing samples on both regular copy paper and Tomoe River paper, and my overall impressions about how this pen feels in the hand and how it writes.

New Pelikan Souverän M1000 Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Just Announced

Just announced by Pelikan and expected to arrive in June or July, the Souverän M1000 Maki-e Five Lucky Bats is being produced in just 132 numbered pieces worldwide, of which only a very small number are being made available to North American retailers.

Special Sailor Announcement Tomorrow in Product Newsletter

Tomorrow in our Product News and Announcements newsletter, we’ll be announcing a very special Sailor Bespoke Collection limited edition that has just arrived here in extremely limited numbers. Product News subscribers will be getting an exclusive first opportunity to learn about this pen when the newsletter is sent.