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

News and Updates - Pendemonium!

Updated March 21, 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.

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!     


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

Thursday, January 31, 2019

NEWS: Take a little jaunt down memory lane with our extensive collection of vintage pen and ink advertisements. All very affordable bits of history.          

Vintage Pen and Ink Advertisements

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

NEWS: Waterman Ink Vue Demonstrator Fountain Pen with an awesome flexible Canadian nib. Click on over, lots of photos of this great writer from the mid-1930s.           

Waterman Ink Vue Demonstrator

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

NEWS: Historic Writing! Original Speedball vintage nib and an original package insert for the nib.            

Dip Pens

NEWS for Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Special Collectible Coca Cola Roller Ball Pen in figural Coca Cola Tin.          

Other Pens

Monday, January 21, 2019

NEWS:  Just listed in our Dip Pens aisle, a vintage A.W. Faber Berkeley Dip Pen with fabulout Sir Josiah Mason Oxford nib - uber flex!        

Dip Pens

Sunday, January 20, 2019

NEWS: Zaner Bloser Mechanical Pencil in bright cherry red uses 1.1mm diameter lead.  Made in the 1940s in Columbus Ohio. Look for item MI1813 in our "Other" Pencils Aisle.     

Other Pencils

January 19, 2019

NEWS for Saturday Sheaffer Mini Calligraphy Kits with 3 different italic nibs and extra Sheaffer SKRIP cartridges, too. 

Start practicing your Italic Calligraphy today!     

Sheaffer Calligraphy Kit

Friday, January 18, 2019

NEWS: Esterbrook desk sets are simply the best! Great look and so very reliable. Just listed is this one, Item ES1007 with the raised "pearl" ring around the pen hole. Great condition!     

Esterbrook Desk Set

Monday, January 14, 2019

NEWS: Amazing Machines of Grace!   

Check out the two manual typewriters we just listed for sale in our Inkwells and Desktop aisle!      

Amazing Typewriters


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

NEWS: Beaucoup fresh listings of fountain pens with custom ground cursive italic nibs listed for sale today. 

These super smooth nibs will add a little flair to your writing!    

Cursive Italics

All of us at Pendemonium wish you and yours a very Happy New Year in 2019.

We will return to Pendemonium-Central after our current winter holiday adventure on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Inky Greetings subscribers should be on the look out for our Happy New Year Special Offers on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Shipping resumes on Friday, January 4, 2019. Thank you for your patience while we have been away for the winter holiday with family. We appreciate your patience and patronage.


Please Note: 

Pendemonium will be away for winter holiday December 18 thru January 2. Shipping will resume on January 4, 2019. 

Thank You

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

NEWS: Today's updates are just about as eclectic as they can get! A bright primary colored Schneider student fountain pen, a 1920s Good Service Ringtop fountain pen with a lovely flexible nib and a Venus Ball-Pencil Desk Set with Parker Jotter desk style ballpen-the desk set is new old stock in original box. Click on over to view these and other items recently added to the website.  

Eclectic Items


Monday, December 24, 2018

NEWS: English Parkers, many times, had far more interesting nibs than US Parkers. This Slimfold has a flexible stub point - great line variation and super smooth.   

English Parker

Sunday, December 23, 2018

NEWS: Two, dare I say, rare fountain pens for you today.  Edward Todd solid gold ringtop fountain pen and an Edison hard rubber pen with original labels.  Both are beautiful vintage fountain pens.  Plus a colorful Pelikan tin sign! 

Rare Fountain Pens

NEWS for Friday, December 21, 2018

You haven't experienced fountain pen writing until you written with a vintage Sheaffer Triumph nib. Large nib, super smooth and a great look, too.  

Sheaffer Triumph

Thursday, December 20, 2018

NEWS:  Sleek and Styliish Esterbrook DB-322 Double Desk Set includes two fully restored Esterbrook lever filling desk style fountain pens. Fill them up with your two favorite inks.  


NEWS for Wednesday, December 19, 2018

We've updated our Parker Writing Instruments today, adding a Parker Jotter Fountain Pen, a nice Vacumatic in golden Brown Stripe and an outstanding and hard to find Parker 75 Ecossais Silver Plate Fountain Pen

Parker Pens

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

 NEWS:  Great fountain pens abound at Pendemonium! Check out our latest additions added to our Other Pen Aisle today. Stop and check out the Think Ink Fidget for Focus Pen - Perfect for a special gift. 

Cool Pens

NEWS for Monday, December 17, 2018

 Beautiful embossed Brandauer antique nib on this Dip Pen.  There's only one, don't let it slip out of reach.

Beautiful Dip Pen

Sunday, December 16, 2018 

NEWS: Special Offer - $25!  Sheaffer Award Chrome Fountain Pen.  New in Box! Limited Supplies. Regular price $35  

  PLUS:  Additional new listings on our Sheaffer Writing Instruments aisle - Triumph Imperial Pencil, Lady Sheaffer Skripsert and a 1948 Sheaffer Touchdown Jet Black Glass Desk Set. Click on over to see everything!

Sheaffer Pens

NEWS for Thursday, December 13, 2018 

Limited Supplies of the Monteverde Monza Fountain Pens in Jolly Green Flex, Honey Amber Fine, Gray Sky Fine and Crystal Clear Fine just listed today.

  This will be our last shipment before the Holidays!   

At only $20, these nice pens are a steal and perfect for holiday gifts.  

Give the Gift of Writing!

Monza Fountain Pens

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NEWS: Parker Lady Duofold Fountain Pen. 

Give the Gift of Writing!

Parker Lady Duofold Ringtop

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

NEWS: The Original Eraser! Check it out!

Scratch Knife Eraser

Sunday, December 9, 2018

NEWS: Sheaffer Friends of Winter Fountain Pen with custom ground cursive italic nib. Pen is new old stock and in perfect condition. Our nib grinder worked her magic on the nib. Only $65 which is far less than you many times pay just for nib grinding at other fountain pen establishments!   

There are only two of these pens available.  Don't dilly dally!

Friends of Winter

NEWS for Friday, December 7, 2018

Very stately inkstand just up in the Pendemonium inkwells aisle. 

At only $50, this won't last long!  

Cast Iron Inkstand

Thursday, December 6, 2018

NEWS: Perfect condition Waterman's Two-Pack of Blue Black Ink from the 1940s. Collect this unusual shelf pack configuration, the ink is usable, too.   

Waterman Ink Bottles

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

NEWS:  Great example of a Sheaffer Triumph FP with military clip and unusual white feed.    

Sheaffer Triumph

December 4, 2018

NEWS for Tuesday

 Esterbrook knows Art Deco!    


Monday, December 3, 2018

 NEWS: Here it is! One new old stock burgundy Pilot 78G fountain pen. A lot of pen for just a little money. PLUS a great Eclipse FP with a very flexible nib!  

Pilot and a Eclipse

Sunday NEWS, December 2, 2018

 You'll Be Sorry if you Don't Get an Eversharp! Two Eversharp Skyline Fountain Pens for you today. Both are in great shape, fully restored and ready to write.  

Eversharp Skylines

NEWS for Saturday, December 1, 2018

 Small things make a difference! Lots of Eversharp vintage pencil leads listed for sale today. Cool collectible containers with usable leads inside.

Eversharp Vintage Pencil Leads

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 February and March, Sam will be at the shop on the following days:

Saturday, March 9 - Kingman Pen Meetup
Monday, March 18
Wednesday, March 27
Thursday, March 28
Friday, April 19
Saturday, April 20
Monday, April 22
Saturday, April 27

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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