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News and Updates - Pendemonium!

Updated December 1, 2021

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.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

  Keep an eye out for our new website coming soon!

Sunday, September 12, 2021

  NEWS: We have just listed a very ecletic group of Sheaffer Pens of various styles, including a couple of models from the Sheaffer factory.      


Sunday, August 22, 2021

  NEWS: Great Waterman No. 0512S with gold filigree. Elegant Fountain Pen!  Plus a great Waterman mailing envelope from the 1940s.       



Saturday, August 21, 2021

  NEWS: Parker  61 Advertising Reprint featuring Norman Rockwell painting of the "Parker 61 Girls"  Far more rare than any Parker 61 fountain pen.     

Parker 61


Monday, August 2, 2021

  NEWS: Waterman No. 94 in red flecked grey celluloid from the early 1930s just added to our Waterman aisle. Also,  a Waterman 3V with nice flex nib.  Not so easy to find today!      


NEWS for Sunday, August 1, 2021

  Beautiful Sheaffer Ad for a summer day.    

Sheaffer Ad

NEWS for a Friday, July 16, 2021

  The epitome of elegance!  Dip pens with Mother of Pearl tapers and flexible writing nibs.  Four more added to the website today!    

Dip Pens

NEWS for a Sunday, June 6, 2021

 Ink as Styled by Carter. Original advertisement from 1934. Classic looking advert just listed for sale!    

Carter Ink AD

Saturday, June 5, 2021

 NEWS: Esterbrook LJ fountain pen in silvery grey just went up in our Esterbrook aisle.  Fully Restored with a nice smooth medium Renew Point.   

Esterbrook LJ

Monday, June 1, 2021

 NEWS: Everyone's favorite everyday fountain pen from Sheaffer, The No Nonsense!  New ones added today!   

Sheaffer No Nonsense

Monday, May 24, 2021

 NEWS: Parker Super 21 just listed for sale. Same design features as a Parker 51, but with an alloy hooded nib instead of gold nib. 

Writes great, fully restored.    

Parker Super 21


Saturday, May 15, 2021

 NEWS: Great Waterman advertisement featuring the St. Louis 1904 World's Fair!    

Waterman Advertisement 1904


Tuesday, May 11, 2021

 NEWS: Fresh on the website today! Cross Century Ballpen and a Bexley Mini Max set made from Parker Duofold orange acrylic!    

Other Pens

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

 NEWS:  Ever seen one of the Time Capsule Sheaffer Fountain Pens from 1951? Only 12 made, never sold to the public! Click on over!     

Time Capsule Pen

Sunday, April 4, 2021

 NEWS:  Nibs Galore!  Mostly Sheaffer, one Hunt from a progressive die!      

Sunday, April 4, 2021

 NEWS:  Nibs Galore!  Mostly Sheaffer, one Hunt from a progressive die!      

Wow! Nibs!


Tuesday, March 30, 2021

 NEWS:  Two new Parker pens listed for sale today from opposite ends of the spectrum!  Lovely Parker Lady Duofold and a crazy Parker Slinger marked Singapore!    

Parker Pens

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

 NEWS: Many antique branded dip pen nib tins added to Pendemonium's website today.  Famous names include Soennecken, Esterbrook, Spencerian, Gillots and others. You just don't find these everyday!     

Dip Pens


Sunday, March 21, 2021

 NEWS: "His First Pencil" Great illustrated advertising blotter for Ticonderoga Pencils.  Up for sale today!     


Saturday, March 20, 2021

 NEWS:  Need some parts for a Parker Streamline Lapis Blue with ivory?  Look no further!   


News for a Monday, March 8, 2021

 Today is Parker Day!   

Nice Vacumatic, Parker Arrow Park Postcards and some old vintage Parker letterhead from a service facility in Roanoke, Virginia  


News for a Sunday, March 7, 2021

 Blotters are important to fountain pen users! This one is Fashionable, too!  


News for a Monday, February 22, 2021

Two new in the box Pelikan fountain pens for you today! These beauties are in MINT condition!     

Pelikan Pens

Sunday, February 21, 2021

NEWS:  Sheaffer Advertisements are up! Check out the new listings with the cool photos.      

Sheaffer Advertisements

Saturday, February 13, 2021

NEWS:  Rare Waterman Process Cards just landed on our Waterman Pens section of the website. Check out this unique piece of history!      


Wednesday, January 27, 2021

NEWS:  A true Carters INX treasure!     

Carters Treasure

Monday, January 18, 2021

NEWS:  Great Waterman memorabilia for you today.  Two Christmas brochures from early 1900s - Waterman always had beautifully illustrated advertisements and other enclosures, these two are stunning!  

Waterman Memorabilla

Sunday, January 17, 2021

NEWS:  Looking for the odd and unusual? We put together quite a few Antique Dip Pen Nib with Original Advertisement Combos. Each one is different!  Lots of history here. Think ahead to winter holidays and gifts for your writing friends. You can rest assured they won't get this gift of writing anywhere else than "write" here at Pendemonium.

Antique Dip Pen Nib with Original Advertisement Combos

Thursday, January 14, 2021

NEWS:   Take a little journey through writing history by visiting our Vintage Advertisement Section right here on the Pendemonium website.  Today, we;ve added additional adverts from Waterman, Parker and Signet Ink.

Vintage Advertisements

Sunday, January 10, 2021

NEWS:  Big selection of "No-Namie" Desk sets listed for sale today.  They each need a good home.  Take a moment to check them out! Click the link below to see them all. 

Desk Sets

Thursday, January 7, 2021

NEWS: A Parker from Brasil, not something often found in the USA!   


Wednesday, January 6, 2021

NEWS:  Skilcraft Double Ender Pencil is available today!     


Sunday, January 3, 2021

NEWS:  Beautiful and rare Carter's Dinsmore Daisy Automatic Inkstand from late 1890s just listed for sale today.      


Saturday, January 2, 2021

NEWS: We just listed a few Morrisette Nib Units in our Nibs and Parts aisle.  Limited quantities available!      

Morrisette Nib

Friday, January 1, 2021

NEWS: One of Sheaffer's Flagship Special Edition Fountain Pens, The Legacy Victorian just listed for sale. Rarely found! Mint condition in original box with papers.       

Sheaffer's Flagship Special Edition

Thursday, December 31, 2020

NEWS: You'll love opening your New year's mail and letters with this vintage Oneida Letter Opener.       

For your New Year's Mail

Tuesday, December 30, 2020

NEWS: Such an Ideal day to put some vintage Waterman Pens up for sale! Waterman 421/2V Safety, Waterman 0552 Pen and Pencil Set and an InkVue Demo FP are all listed for sale today! Check them out.     

An Ideal of a Day

SUNDAY, December 27, 2020

NEWS: THREE Great fountain pens just listed for sale in our "Others" pen aisle. Pelikan, Platinum and Pilot.       

THREE Great Pens

NEWS for a Saturday, December 26, 2020

Just listed for sale today....Sheaffer Targa with a Pepsi Logo on the clip.     

Targa with a Pepsi Logo

FRIDAY, December 25, 2020

NEWS: Estie Day at Pendemonium!  Three new listings of J series fountain pens, nibs include a stub and italic amongst other round pointed renew points!      

All I want is an Esterbrook for Christmas!

THURSDAY, December 24, 2020

NEWS:  Just up in our Waterman aisle!  Waterman 52V with crisp chasing and a nice flexible nib.  Check it out today!       


Wednesday, December 23, 2020

NEWS: Blotters are fabulous little pieces of writing history!  We've listed 3 more for you today. 

Hint: These make great little holiday gifts to tuck inside a card.        


Monday, December 21, 2020

NEWS: This Parker Inflection has a classic look and is a smooth writer.  Comes with gift box.       

Parker Inflection Fountain Pen

Friday, December 18, 2020

NEWS: We've been re-stocking our fountain pen aisle today!  Pelikan M120 (2019 release), 1940s Arnold out of Petersburg, Virginia, Krusac Legend Fountain Pen and a Stylochap French Safety. Look for the New Notations!     

New Update to Other Pen Asile

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

NEWS: Put your pens and pencils in this nice Coca Cola pen and pencil cup with the adorable Mama and Baby Polar bear drinking a coke.     

Coca Cola Pen & Pencil Cup

Sunday, December 6, 2020

NEWS: Sheaffer Fineliner Mechanical Pencils remain desirable today - just nice writing comfy to use and very reliable. We've listed a new one for sale today.  It has a great imprint advertising Sheaffer's Build Your Future Contest.    

Sheaffer Fineliner Pencil

Saturday, December 5, 2020

NEWS: Original Esterbrook advertising blotters with original matching Esterbrook dip pen nibs, too!   How cool is that?!?  PLUS!  Vintage PDQ embossed metal dip pen nib box with nibs.     

Cool Dip Pen Items

December 3, 2020

NEWS: Carter's Quickset Marking Outfit!  Are you old enough to remember marking your camp clothes or perhaps your coat with your name in ink?    

Carter's Quickset

NEWS: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

It's a White Dot Day here at Pendemonium. today! Check out all of the great Sheaffers we listed for sale today, including a Balance 2 Clear Fountain Pen.  There were only 100 of this Clear Balance Fountain Pen produced. Don't miss your chance to own this one!   


Monday, November 23, 2020

NEWS: Today is Estie Day!   

Many new J and SJ fountain pens plus others.    


Sunday, November 15, 2020

The world of Pen Shows has changed and is changing due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.   We learned recently that the 2021 LA Pen Show has been cancelled for February 2021.  We continue to update our pen show information as we receive it.  We look forward to seeing all of our pen collecting people as soon as it is safe to do so.  Please stay well during the pandemic!  We miss you!  

Pen Shows

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

NEWS: It's Cursive Italic Day!

Cursive Italic

Saturday, November 7, 2020

NEWS: Eversharp Alert!Beautiful 1920s silver plated pencil just listed for sale. Pure elegance!

Friday, November 6, 2020

NEWS: Special  Fountain Pen Day issue of Inky Greetings goes out to subscribers on Friday, November 6, 2020!   If you don't already subscribe, you can do so here:  It just takes a few seconds to sign up for Pendemonium eNews! 

We hope you'll join us for Fountain Pen Day! 


Sunday, November 1, 2020

NEWS: Big bottles of Sheaffer Skrip ink available. 

They don't make them like this anymore!       

Vintage Skrip Inks

Saturday, October 31, 2020

NEWS: Carter's Ink aficionados, please take note of this amazing Carter's Glass Counter Tester Inkwell - All sides etched with Carter's slogans.     


NEWS for Monday, October 25, 2020

Those of you who do fountain pen restoration know just hard it can be to locate the correct nib when a replacement is needed.  We offer a wide range of vintage and some newer fountain nibs for sale.  Fourteen more added to the website today!     

Fountain Pen Nibs

Monday, October 19, 2020

NEWS: We've updated our Vintage Advertisements aisle today.  Parker, Scripto, Sheaffer and Waterman sections all have additions.  Great little pieces of history.  Learn about your vintage fountain pens! Take a trip down Memory Lane!    

Vintage Advertisements

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

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