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

Welcome to Pendemonium - your source for writing collectibles!

Updated August 11, 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.

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

Saturday, May 30, 2020

  NEWS: Just listed for sale on our Pen Paraphernalia section of the website - great Montgomery Ward Signature 100 Portable Typewriter. Add ribbon and clickety-clack away!    


Thursday, May 27, 2020

  NEWS: We are sad to announce that the Washington DC 2020 Fountain Pen Show has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that it has been rescheduled for 2021. Details on all pen shows we attend can be found right here on the Pendemonium website.

Pen Shows

Sunday, May 24, 2020

  NEWS: Five very nice and not so common Esterbrook desk sets for you from the 1940s.  Keep a pen in easy reach on your desk!  

Esterbrook Desk Sets

Saturday, May 23, 2020

  NEWS: We dusted off our "Other Pens" aisle today and listed two new items that are definitely from opposite ends of the spectrum! New old stock Wearever in original packaging and a pretty neat new fangled Dikawey from the Far East.

Other Pens

Friday, May 22, 2020

  NEWS: Not your average Esterbrook!

Esterbrook Clip

NEW for Wednesday, May 20, 2020

  Patriotic wrapped Slate Pencil, a little piece of American history!

Patriotic Slate Pencil

Sunday, May 17, 2020

  NEWS: We've added multiple items to our "Dip Pen" and "Penmanship" aisle today - Foster's Copy book from Scotland, bound copies of the American Penman full display of Lee Dip Pens Atlanta, Tamblyn ephemera and much more.

Dip Pen and Penmanship

Thursday, May 14, 2020

  NEWS: Old inks make great collectibles! Click on over and see our wide selection of antique ink bottles, including nine new offerings just listed today!  

Vintage Inks

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

  NEWS: This Montegrappa Book is quite difficult to acquire these days. Just one available!  

Montegrappa Book

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

  NEWS: Coming to you today from Parker France, not often seen in the United States! Broad nib too for those times when you need a standout signature.


Tuesday, May 5, 2020

  NEWS: Very elegant Whitehead and Hoag early Blotter Tablet just listed for sale in our Blotter aisle.  Be it plain or fancy, be sure to browse and see all of blotters currently available.


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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