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

News and Updates - Pendemonium!

Updated December 13, 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.

NEWS for Friday, December 13, 2019

Colorful Reform fountain pens are smooth writers, not to mention they come in fun bright colors. Great and affordable starter pens - turn someone on to a fountain pen today!   

Colorful Reform Fountain Pens

Thursday, December 12, 2019

NEWS: Put your favorite fountain pens RIGHT here!  Vintage glass extra large pen frogs are a practical and elegant solution for keeping pens nearby on your desk.  

Vintage Pen Holder

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

NEWS: Very nice condition Parker 45 Desk Set just listed for sale. 

Great writer and a nice looker, too!

Parker Desk Set

Friday, December 6, 2019

NEWS: Brand new Cross 10KT Gold Filled Ballpoint in Box. Check out the special price. 

Just one available!

Cross 10KT GF Ballpoint

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

NEWS: Pencil Day at Pendemonium and most unusual pencils they are!  Onyx desk base with desk styled black mechanical pencil, perfect for the desk of a pencil lover.  AND!  A lovely set of Bridge Pencils in mint condition, ready for you to tally.  

Pencil Day

Monday, December 2, 2019

NEWS: Vintage Dip Pens available here! Including this new addition today with a comfortable gripping section in multi-colored shades of swirly greens and browns.  Fit with a new old stock antique flexible Esterbrook 048 bronze finished nib.  

Vintage Dip Pens

Sunday, December 1, 2019

NEWS:  It can be a wild world out there doing business online. We've been at it since the mid-1990s and were one of the early writing instrument dealers to venture onto the World Wide Web! Check out our customer feedback and learn a little more about Pendemonium.

Customer Feedback

NEWS for Saturday, November 30, 2019

Today we have listed SIX different Esterbrook desk sets.  Practical and stylish, always at the ready for you on your desk.  

Esterbrook Desk Sets

Friday, November 29, 2019

NEWS: Start your holiday shopping early!

From the 1960s - 1970s, 15 different Sheaffer ballpoint pens.  Many are the desirable reminder clip pens where you click the clip to extend and retract the ballpoint refill.  Many different colors.

Sheaffer Ballpoint Pens

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

NEWS: It's Cursive Italic Day! New batch of fountain pens with custom ground cursive italic nibs!    

Cursive Italic Pens

Reminder - Send Your Pens In For Custom Nib Grinding!

This Friday, November 22, 2019 is the deadline to receive nibs for grinding by our fabulous nib grinder Letta. Letta has over 50 years of experience in grinding nibs. She can grind your nibs to a Cursive Italic, Stub, Cursive Left or Right Oblique. Only $20.00 each + $8.00 Priority return shipping. Nib grinding will resume in late March - early April 2020. Please click on the link for further information.

Nib Grinding

NEWS for THURSDAY, November 21, 2019

Your fine pens deserve a home of grace and elegance. Before you today is a beautiful cut glass pen tray.

Glass Pen Tray

NEWS for Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Vintage pen people are ALWAYS trying to hunt down parts for repairs and replacements. Be sure to check our pen parts listings, we just added some Waterman Commando parts today.  

Waterman Parts

Monday, November 18, 2019

NEWS: Lovely small pencil in sterling silver marked ATX, more familiar today as A.T. Cross. Great condition in working order.   

Sterling Silver Pencil

Monday, November 11, 2019

Today is Veteran's Day

Thank You for Your Service to the Veteran's Amongst Us Today.

NEWS: New bottle for Ziller Glossy Black ink! Very elegant and certainly very nice for your desk. Of course, this is the best ink for dip and glass pens!

Ziller Glossy Black Ink

Sunday, November 10, 2019

NEWS:  Dip into history and try your hand at corresponding with a dip pen or glass pen.  Perfect for trying out inks color - just dip, rinse and repeat!  

Dip Pens

Saturday, November 9, 2019

NEWS:  Many new items listed for sale in our Pen Storage aisle today - Most of these are one off items, they won't last long!

Pen Storage

NEWS for a Thursday, November 7, 2019

Just in - Jotter Jubilee Parker Jotter, new in box! These are tough to find!

Parker Jotter

Sunday, November 3, 2019

NEWS: Sheaffer desk set fit with Touchdown filling fountain pen, fully restored and ready to write!  Click the photo to view all the details and see our full lineup of vintage and collectible Sheaffer writing instruments.   


Friday, November 1, 2019

NEWS: One of Parker's more unusual pen designs! Add a Parker Slinger to your collection today. 

Parker Slinger

NEWS for Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Esterbrook DipLess inkwell desk sets continue to serve writers well decades after their introduction. Fill the base with ink and write on and on and on!   Listed for sale today.  

Esterbrook Desk Set

THURSDAY, October 24, 2019

 We currently experiencing some technical difficulties with our online ordering.

If you wish to place an order, please call us at (928)-757-PENS (7367) or

send us an email at

Thank you.

NEWS for Friday, October 18, 2019

 Parker Arrow Fountain Pens were made for only a brief time. We have an excellent example for you, just listed today. Great design and a great writer, too!   

Parker Fountain Pen

  Time for Pendemonium's Double D Pen Show Adventure!

We will be away Tuesday, Sept 24 through Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 in order to attend and exhibit at the Dallas, Texas and the Colorado Pen Shows.

We will continue to tend to email and acknowledge orders while we are away. However, shipping will be suspended during this time and will resume on October 18, 2019.

Our two weekly eNewsletter, Midnight Madness and Inky Greetings will continue to go out while we are on our Double D Pen Show Adventure. You can subscribe here, if you are not already signed up: eNews

Join us on September 27-28 at the Dallas Pen Show at the Doubletree Galleria Hotel, 4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas, TX.

On October 11-13, 2019 we will be at the Colorado Pen Show at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport.

Look for our Pendemonium Banner!

Thank you for your patience while we attend the Dallas and Denver Pen Shows!

NEWS for Sunday, October 6, 2019

 A few new items in Pendemonium's Sheaffer aisle today - Nice transitional Balance fountain pen, two different original Sheaffer pen trays that once resided in large display cases and a stunning sterling silver Targa set in original box.

Sheaffer Aisle

Saturday, October 5, 2019

 NEWS: We've been adding things to our "Other Pens Section" on the website today.  That means other makers than Parker, Sheaffer and Eversharp!  Today, we have Namiki, Montblanc and Ceasre Emiliano. 

What are you looking for???

Other Pens

Thursday, October 3, 2019

 NEWS: This sweet AT Cross with the older ATX mark just landed in our "Other Pencils" aisle. Engine turned engraving, 10KT RGP.   

Excellent condition!

AT Cross Pencil

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

 NEWS: Eversharp Kimberly "Star" Ballpoint - New on the website today!

Eversharp Kimberly Star

NEWS for Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 Hobnail Glass Pen Holder from the 1930s. Classic styling and perfect for 2 or 3 of your daily writers.

Glass Pen Holder

Monday, September 30, 2019

 NEWS: Nice Waterman Phileas Fountain Pen fresh up on the website today.  Smooth writer with a generous and very smooth medium point. Classic black.

Waterman Phileas

Sunday, September 29, 2019

 NEWS: Are you looking for Mini Ballpoint Refills? Look no further!

Ballpoint Refills

Friday, September 27, 2019


 NEWS: For those of you who like to tinker and do your own pen restorations and repairs, we have a wide range of parts, tools, pen sacs and other gadgets to help you get the job done. Today, we've updated our Nibs and Parts page, you just might find that elusive part you've been hunting for!

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

 NEWS:  Two somewhat rare Parkers fresh up in our Parker Writing Instruments aisle, along with Ms Pucci by Parker Roller Ball in the original box.  A nice grey nylon ribbed jotter ballpen with inverted V-clip and a Parker 61 clear Demonstrator Fountain Pen.  All in great condition.  However the prize today is an original brass Parker display tray in excellent condition.  These original trays just don't show up often!


NEWS for Friday, September 20, 2019

 We have added a number of beautiful inkwells to our listings today. Be sure to click over and view our selection. Everyone that owns a fountain pen needs an inkwell!


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

 NEWS: Parker vintage and collectible pens, the rare and the not so rare listed for sale, right here on Pendemonium! Three additions to our Parker aisle today. 

Parker Pens

Sunday, September 15, 2019

 NEWS: New additions to our Dip Pen Nib aisle today. These are all new old stock, never used, antique dip pen nibs. Esterbrook No. 1, Spencerian No. 1, Spencerian No. 20 and Spencerian No.43. Click the link below to see our full and rather extensive list of antique dip pen nibs.  

Antique Dip Pen Nibs

Saturday, September 14, 2019

 NEWS: Put your pens here! See our wide variety of pen trays and other pen storage solutions in our Pen Storage aisle.   

Pen Storage

NEWS for Friday, September 13, 2019

 Today is a White Dot Day! New Sheaffer fountain pens just listed for sale.    


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

 NEWS:  Dip Pen Day!  Some rare antique dip pen nib assortments, too.  We hope you'll take a moment to view.

Dip Pen Day!

NEWS for Sunday, September 8, 2019

 Love these 1940s bakelite desk style mechanical pencils. This one is a looker in vivid bright red!

Bakelite Mechanical Pencil

Thursday, September 5, 2019

NEWS: The big and the small of it all! Listed for sale today in our Other Pens section of the Pendemonium website - a tiny Wearever FP just over 3 inches long and large OMAS Olgilvie MOMA FP almost 6 inches long.  

Wearever Fountain Pen and OMAS Fountain Pen

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

NEWS: Parker Inflection Fountain Pens from ca 2001-2004. All in mint condition. New old stock. Never Used. Four different colors available.  

Parker Inflection Fountain Pens

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

NEWS: We know there are quite a few of out there who check our individual Dip Pen Nib listings. While we haven't added any new additions recently, we have just made updates and adjustments to this very long list, not to mention some deletions after filling a monster sized order for dip pen nibs!   Be sure to check out this section of our website.  There are antique nibs for collectors as well as antique nibs for penmen.  

Dip Pen Nibs

Monday, September 2, 2019

NEWS: The Sheaffer No Nonsense Calligraphy Fountain Pens are an icon in pens and were produced for many years.  Their italic nibs are some of the best made.  We've listed 8 different No Nonsense Calligraphy fountain pens for you today with nibs ranging from fine italic to broad italic, there are even a couple of hard to find left obliques. Check them out now because they usually don't hang around for long!

Sheaffer Calligraphy Fountain Pens

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

Friday, December 6
Saturday, December 7
Saturday, December 14
Monday, December 16

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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