Pendemonium is a full time online writing equipment shop owned by Sam and Frank Fiorella

Welcome to Pendemonium - your source for writing collectibles!

Updated October 17, 2020

Pendemonium is a full time writing equipment shop owned by Sam and Frank Fiorella. We are one of just a handful of full time writing equipment dealers in the world.

We take pride in offering the very best personalized service we possibly can.

Much of our business is transacted over the internet which some regard as rather impersonal, but we are determined to offer each of our customers service tailored to their needs.

We make every effort to swiftly reply to email inquiries, usually within a few hours.

P.O. Box 4088
Kingman, Arizona 86402


Phone: 928-757-PENS (7367)

Below are new items, upcoming events and other newsworthy things we hope you'll find of interest as a pen aficionado.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

NEWS: We were doing a little tidying in our nib cabinet this morning and found a couple of Sheaffer Legacy I 18KT nibs that Letta ground to cursive italic 0.8mm prox width. They've landed in our Cursive italic aisle now along with other custom ground nib units.   

Cursive Italic

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

NEWS: Conklin, John Holland, Venus and Carter's - hard to find advertising blotters from writing instrument manufacturers.    


Saturday, October 10, 2020

NEWS: Business card holder made from grey pottery.    

A Spot to Put Your Business Cards

Thursday, October 8, 2020

NEWS: 1940s AT Cross ringtop pencil in excellent condition.  There's only one!    

Cross Ringtop Pencil

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

NEWS:  This Esterbrook SJ is perfect for smaller hands.  Fit with a smooth writing  Esterbrook renew point 2668 -General Writing Medium Point.  Watch for the NEW notations to see our latest Estie listings!     


Sunday, October 4, 2020

NEWS: Lots of dip pen and dip pen nib related items for you today!

Right this way!     

Dip Pens

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

NEWS:  Sheaffer Reminder Clip Ballpoint Pens aisle updated.  If you gotta' use a ballpoint, then you might as well go for one of these engineering wonders!    

Sheaffer Reminder Clip Ballpoint

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

NEWS:  Nice Parker Arrow Fountain Pen from the late 1970s just listed for sale! Check it out!     


Sunday, September 20, 2020

NEWS:  Bright Red PaperMate with Double Hearts Clip! 

Just listed for sale today.       

Papermate Ballpoint Pen

Saturday, September 19, 2020

NEWS:  Two great vintage ink bottles for you today!       

Vintage Inks

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Two Esterbrook collectible and useful desk sets for you.  Keep one on your desk and always have a reliable Estie ready.        

Esterbrook Collectible Desk Set

Monday, September 8, 2020

This pearly white Levenger True Writer is a looker AND a great writer!        


Saturday, September 5, 2020

NEWS: Parker Ms. Pucci pens were very special and short lived. Check out this Ms. Pucci roller ball in the original box. Fresh refill included.       


Saturday, August 29, 2020

New to our Sheaffer aisle today is a Sheaffer "Perfect Sample"       


August 28, 2020

NEWS: No doubt about it, today is Parker Jotter Day! Please click the photo link below to see them all! Over a dozen new additions.        

Parker Jotters

August 23, 2020

Need a little sunshine in your life? This Vibrant Orange Pelikan M600 will take care of that and write beautifully as well!      

Pelikan M600

August 22, 2020

New to our Vintage Inks aisle today! 

Onoto and Carter's Koal Black-Find it right here!       

Vintage Inks

NEWS for August 15, 2020

A few more Pilot Metros for you today! These are such nice pens, a lot writing with great looks for not much money!        

Pilot Metropolitan Pens

August 11, 2020

NEWS: Amazing electric blue cut glass inkwell with intaglio designs.  This will make you smile everytime you use it on your desk.         


August 7, 2020

NEWS: ONE 4 ounce SkripWell bottle available, these make the world's best inkwell!  Very affordable, too.        

Vintage Ink

NEWS: August 5, 2020

PLEASE NOTE:  Our nib grinder is staying safe with family during the COVID-19 crisis. Nib grinding will resume perhaps in the New Year aka 2021. Please refrain from sending nib grinding work until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Please stay COVID-19 free!         

Nib Grinding

August 2, 2020

NEWS: Unique and very rare hardbound Waterman's Autograph Album and Bonus Advertisement         

Waterman Autograph Album - 1932

August 1, 2020

NEWS: Nice batch of Zaner Bloser parts just posted in our Nibs and Parts aisle. Ten bucks takes this entire batch of parts!          


July 28, 2020

NEWS: Nice batch of Zaner Bloser parts just posted in our Nibs and Parts aisle. Ten bucks takes this entire batch of parts!          

Zaner Bloser Parts

July 26, 2020

NEWS: Please take a moment to check out this gorgeous Pelikan M600 fountain pen in translucent blue.  Out of production, but in mint condition.  What a striking fountain pen!          

Other Pens

NEWS: July 23, 2020


Esterbrook pastel grey porcelain desk set. Fountain pen is fully restored and ready to write!

Imagine this as your daily writer!          


July 22, 2020

NEWS:  We have a wide array of Zaner Bloser Dip Pens for you today. Made in Columbus, Ohio in the 1940s. Each is fit with a different antique dip pen nib and in a wide array of colors!          

Dip Pens

July 18, 2020

NEWS: A longtime favorite of many since Sheaffer Cartridge Filler aka School Pens were introduced in the 1960s! This one is in the beautiful transparent blue. Medium point.           


NEWS for July 15, 2020

Just listed for sale! Item I1905  I1 Camel Ink, ca. Early 2000s, fairly recent production, India, Black fountain pen ink. Cool bottle with embossed ribs along top section of bottle and “Camel Popular” embossed below. Not marked, but looks to be about 1.5 ounce. Bottle is about 2/3 full of usable ink – We just tested it out and it smells like it should and writes like it should, a nice deep, dark black ink.         

Vintage Ink Aisle

Sunday, July 12, 2020

NEWS: More great Esties for you today!        

Esterbrook Aisle

NEWS for a Thursday, July 9, 2020

 New listings for Esterbrook Renew Points added to Pendemonium's Esterbrook aisle today!     

Esterbrook Aisle

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

 NEWS:  Inky Fingers?  We can help!  Check out our all natural, Made in USA, "OFF" ink remover for inky fingers!      

Ink Remover

Sunday, July 5, 2020

 NEWS: Vintage ephemera from the early 1900s.  True antiques!  Great graphics.      

Vintage Ephemera

NEWS for Saturday, July 4, 2020

NEWS:  We are sad to announce that the 2020 San Francisco Pen Show and the Dallas Pen Show have been cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19. 

You can follow our updates to US Pen Shows we attend here:   

Pen Shows

Please stay COVID-19 Free #Wash your hands #Wear a Mask #Social Distance

NEWS for Sunday, June 28, 2020

PLEASE NOTE:  Our nib grinder has extended her winter holiday indefinitely due to COVID-19 issues. She continues to stay safe with family. This is just not a good time to be traveling and we respect her decision to stay safe. Please refrain from sending nib grinding work until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Please stay COVID-19 free!  #washyourhands    

Nib Grinding

Saturday, June 27, 2020

 NEWS: Sheaffer Oddities!  Please click on over to our Sheaffer Department and see everything we have to offer today.    


NEWS for Monday, June 15, 2020

 Soyuz Fountain Pen from Leningrad!   

Other Pens

Sunday, June 14, 2020

  NEWS: We think you'll like writing with these affordable German made  fountain pens. Firm medium point and a sleek stainless steel finish.   

Other Pens


Thursday, June 11, 2020

  NEWS: New Parker Compact Jotter up on the website today, one of Parker's all time favorites!   

We love jotters!  

Parker Jotter


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

  NEWS: Check out this great Pepto Bismol Pink Esterbrook Purse Pen!  Excellent color and a smooth broad nib, too!  



NEWS for Tuesday, June 9, 2020

  Lookin' for replacement pencils leads for your vintage mechanical pencils?  We've got you covered!   


Pencil Leads

Monday, June 8, 2020

  NEWS: Just for you today! In our Parker Pens aisle - Parker Flighter Falcon Set in box and a delightful Olive Green English Parker Duofold from the 1940s.   Hope you'll take a peek at them today.    

Parker Pens

Saturday, June 6, 2020

  NEWS: A most unusual Pelikan Quill Pen!  

Pelikan Quill Pen

Friday, June 5, 2020

  NEWS: White Dot Day at Pendemonium with new listings for Sheaffer vintage pens.  Be sure to take a peek, we think you'll enjoy.

Sheaffer Pens

NEWS for a Thursday, June 4, 2020

  Great advertising collectible from the 1940s for Lewis Roberts Fine Printing Inks with a can opener on the top. There is only one - don't delay!

Advertising Collectible

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

  NEWS: We have some great vintage Zaner Bloser vintage ballpoint pens for you today, click on over and check them out!  Not just a collectible, these are so comfy to write with. 

Zaner Bloser Pens

Our NEW Pendemonium Downtown Shop is open for business in historic downtown Kingman, Arizona!

August 2020 -- PLEASE NOTE: Time Was Antiques including Downtown Pendemonium has reopened with COVID-19 safety restrictions in place. You will be required to wear a mask to enter and one will be provided if you need one. Hand sanitizer is available for all and social distancing is in effect.

We have filled it up with a  little bit of all thing - Pendemonium.  There are fountain and other pens, dip pens, many inks, pen repair supplies including pen sacs. Also, ephemera, desk sets, inkwells and other pen-centric items we normally sell here on the website that we hope our customers would like. Just like our Pendemonium website, the items will change frequently.  

The shop is located inside Time Was Antiques at 427 E. Beale St, Kingman, Arizona.

Current shop hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm. Sunday-Monday Closed. Sam will be at the new shop four days a month and we will announce the dates at the beginning of each month. For August, the shop will be open during the following:

To Be Announced

There is always a Time Was Antiques employee to assist customers throughout the antique shop, as well as at the Pendemonium shop during open hours. 

No changes to our Pendemonium website, No changes to our Pen Show schedule, just another way for you browse our items in a historic downtown setting at your leisure.  We look forward to serving you at the new Downtown Pendemonium!



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