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

News and Updates - Pendemonium!

Updated May 19, 2019

This is where we let you know about new items, upcoming events and other newsworthy things we hope you'll find of interest as a pen aficionado.


Sunday, May 19, 2019

NEWS: Take a little stroll through fountain pen history today. New images plus a new Camel Pen advert listed today.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

NEWS: Unusual Sanford's Solvene Type Cleaner bottle - great condition, very nice label and even the brush applicator is still soft and pliable.

Cleaner Bottle


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Frank has been released from jury duty. We appreciate your patience while we were both out of the shop on Tuesday, May 14. Everything back to status quo now here at Pendemonium. 


PLEASE NOTE !

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Frank is up for possible jury selection on Tuesday, May 14 and Sam will be tending Downtown Pendemonium. Neither of us will be at Pendemonium-Central to tend to the telephone. Sam will tending email from downtown as able. We apologize for the unexpected conflict. If you do call, please leave a message and we will reply on Wednesday.

Thank you for understanding and for your patience!


Monday, May 13, 2019

NEWS: Classic Sheaffer Fountain Pens. Affordable, collectible and great writers, too. Look for the "NEW" notices in our Sheaffer aisle.

Sheaffer


Saturday, May 11, 2019

NEWS: We've added a handful of vintage pencil leads to out offerings today.  Faber, Listo and Dur-o-Lite. Useful pencil leads in vintage containers!

Vintage Pencil Leads


Friday, May 10, 2019

NEWS:  Just in!  Pilot Vanishing Point fountain pen issued 2003 in red carbonesque finish. Mint condition. Only ONE available! 

Pilot Vanishing Point


NEWS for Thursday, May 9, 2019

Pen Shows are a great way to meet up with like minded fountain pen aficionados! Next up on our 2019 pen show agenda is the St. Louis Pen Show held June 21, 22, 23, 2019.  We'll have 3 tables filled with fountain pens, dip pens, inks & refills plus much more - we're the ones with the odd, unique and unusual writing things! Mark your calendar and plan to see us in St. Louis in June. More info on The St. Louis Pen Show and our other upcoming pen shows can be found at:   

Pendemonium Pen Shows


Monday, May 6, 2019

NEWS:  Check out our latest color selection of Lamy ALStar and Safari fountain pens!  

Lamy Fountain Pens


Friday, May 3, 2019

NEWS: American Pen Co. No. 1140 Dip Pen with amazing Goode & Co extra fline, extra flexible nib out of London! Beautiful writer!  

Dip Pens


Thursday, May 2, 2019

NEWS: Parker Frontier Launch 1997 Commemorative ballpen. We just have one and these don't turn up often at all. Also, put up for sale is a 1998 Parker Insignia Ballpoint, new in the box from Parker France.

Collectible Parkers


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

NEWS: Many vintage replacement nibs available right here at Pendemonium, in fact we added over 20 additional ones today. Each one is photographed and dimensions and imprint is listed to assist you in ordering the correct nib for your vintage fountain pen. 

Nibs and Parts Aisle


News for Monday, April 29, 2019

Click on over to our Nibs and Parts aisle on the Pendemonium website. 

Wide selection and we just added more! Including the Conklin Crescent Filler parts shown here.

Nibs and Parts Aisle


Saturday, April 27, 2019

NEWS: Unusual little multi colored Argentinian Bakelite Ink Pot. Seldom seen and perfect for small amounts of ink.

Argentinian Bakelite Ink Pot


NEWS for Thursday, April 25, 2019

This desk set ticks off all the boxes! A Doric! Great color. Adjustable No. 7 Flexible Nib. Original Label on base. Fully restored and looking for a home on YOUR desk!

Doric Pen and Base


Tuesday, April 23, 2019

NEWS:  Our nib grinding services are back up and running now!   For further info and nib grinding details please click here:

Nib Grinding


Sunday, April 21, 2019

NEWS:  Vintage Esterbrooks are always in style, talk about great writers!  Check out this brown LJ with a firm fine point - fully restored and ready to write!  

Vintage Esterbrook


Join us at the Atlanta Pen Show

April 5-7, 2019 at the Wyndham Hotel in Atlanta

Three days of pens, inks and all things writing!

Please note that we will be away from Pendemonium-Central March 31 thru April 15, 2019. We will continue to acknowledge orders and reply to emails when we are on the road. Shipping will resume on April 16th. Thank you for your patience while we attend the Atlanta Pen Show and spend a little time with family.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

NEWS: Dip into History Day!  Do it with a Dip Pen!  

Dip Pen


Monday, April 8, 2019

NEWS: Old Reliable from the 1960s! A Sheaffer button click ballpoint pen.  Uses current production refills and if you're into Sheaffer, you already know that push button ballpoints were real common.  

Sheaffer Push Button


Wednesday April 3, 2019

NEWS: Esterbrook desk sets don't come much nicer than this one in the original box. Check out this one and other Esterbrooks in the Esterbrook aisle!   

Remember - this is graduation season and desk sets are a traditional gift for the Grad.       

Super Cool Esterbrook Desk Set!


News for Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Fresh up on the website today is a Cross Classic Chrome Slim Fountain Pen, comes with a pack of Cross slim cartridges. Excellent condition!         

Cross Classic Slim Fountain Pen


Monday, April 1, 2019

NEWS: Light up your life with this Parker 75 Sterling Cisele cigarette lighter!  Far less common than most of the vast array of Parker 75 fountain pens made back in the day.        

Parker 75 Lighter


Sunday, March 24, 2019

NEWS: World War I era Spencerian Trade Card. Full color illustration titled "Spencerian Pen At The Front".        

Spencerian Trade Card


Thursday, March 21, 2019

NEWS: Put your pens here! We invite you to check out all of our pen storage solutions.          

Pen Storage


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

NEWS: You asked and we HEARD You!  We now have Sunshine polishing cloths in stock.  Keep your pens and nibs shining brightly!           

Sunshine Polishing Cloths


Monday, March 18, 2019

NEWS: True vintage flex from the 1950s! Check out this Merlin fountain pen from The Netherlands today!           

Merlin Fountain Pen


Saturday, March 16, 2019

NEWS:  1940s, 1960s - two very different design eras for Sheaffer. We've got you covered with new additions to the website from these eras from the white dot people!           

Sheaffer Pens


Friday, March 15, 2019

NEWS:  Lotsa' pencil leads for you today so you can keep your favorite mechanical pencil up and running. Many many different lead diameters!         

Pencil Leads


Thursday, March 14, 2019

NEWS: We've been doing a little pre-Spring Cleaning in our Dip Pen Nibs aisle.  New items are highlighted in yellow.        

Dip Pen Nibs Aisle


Saturday, March 9, 2019

NEWS:  Limited Quantities Available!  The Book of Fountain Pens. Limited Edition. Leather cover, Signed by the authors. Get yours today!       

The Book of Fountain Pens


Thursday, March 7, 2019

NEWS:   ThInk Ink!  Many Vintage Ink Bottles listed for sale today including Carter's Montblanc, TryMe, Parker, General, Waterman and many more!    

Vintage Ink!


NEWS for Tuesday, March 5, 2019

This is an real purty blue marbled Eversharp Bantam Fountain Pen from the 1930s. Easy to use bulb filler. There's only one, so if you're into these smaller sized pens, don't delay!    

Eversharp Bantam


NEWS for Monday, March 4, 2019

Used, but not abused!  Pilot Custom Heritage Fountain Pen with a super smooth SM nib. This one won't last long!  

Pilot Custom Heritage


Saturday, March 2, 2019

NEWS:  Everyone's favorite school style fountain pens from the 1960s!   Four different Sheaffer "school" fountain pens listed for sale today.  

Sheaffer "school" fountain pens


Friday, March 1, 2019

NEWS: Phew! All of Pen Show information for the 2019 season has been updated as of today!

Coming Right Up - The Second Kingman Pen Meetup on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. We look forward to seeing you here!

CLICK HERE for Full Details!


Join us at the Los Angeles International Pen Show, February 15-17, 2019. Pendemonium will have three full tables of all things writing. Fountain pens, mechanical pencils, dip pens, pen books, loads of inks and just about everything else pen loves love to find at a pen show!

On Saturday, February 16, Sam will be presenting her Think Ink seminar. The seminar is free and you will walk out knowing a lot more about ink than you did before you walking in!

We look forward to seeing you at the annual LA Pen Show.

Please note that we will be away from the shop from Thursday, February 14 through Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Shipping will resume on Wednesday, February 19. We will continue to reply to emails and acknowledge orders while we are away. Thank you for your patience while we attend the LA Pen Show.      


Friday, February 15, 2019

NEWS:  Everyone loves True Writer Fountain Pens, we acquired some nearly new True Writers, just listed for sale today!   

True Writers


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

NEWS:  Looking for replacement No. 2 sized nibs for vintage fountain pens?   Check out this great deal on 17 Dural 4 nibs for only $15. You can't go wrong!    

Vintage Nib


Saturday, February 9, 2019

NEWS: Nice example of a custom Sheaffer Reminder Clip Ballpoint Pen made for the Peterbilt Trucking Co.     

Sheaffer Reminder Pen


Friday, February 8, 2019

NEWS: Antique advertising pieces like this tri-fold Hunt Pens piece with four original nibs don't turn up often. Not to mention, far nicer and more interesting than our junk mail of today!     

Dip Pens


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

NEWS:  This Conklin Nozac in red and black herrigbone patterned celluloid is a classic from the mid-1930s.  Fully restored and a broad flex nib, too.     

Conklin Nozac


Monday, February 4, 2019

NEWS: How can you go wrong? Esterbrook and Art Deco. 

Great look! Great Desk Set!     

Esterbrook


Sunday, February 3, 2019

NEWS:  This Tiffany & Co, sterling silver pen and pencil are sure to please even those with the most discriminating tastes.     

Tiffany Pen and Pencil


NEWS for Saturday, February 2, 2019

Filling your fountain pen is so easy with a vintage Waterman Tip-Fill bottle.      

Vintage Ink


Friday, February 1, 2019

NEWS: The Sheaffer Taranis is a large, well weighted pen. Modern look with a  classic black and white color theme. Just one available! Grab it quick.         

Sheaffer Taranis Ballpoint Pen


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

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.

Open Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 5 PM and Saturdays 10AM - 4PM.  Closed Sundays. Sam will be at the new shop four days a month and we will announce the dates at the beginning of each month. In May and June, Sam will be at the shop on the following days:

Saturday, May 11
Tuesday, May 14
Friday, May 17
Monday, May 20
Saturday June
Tuesday June 11
Wednesday June 12
Saturday June 15


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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