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Updated October 31, 2017

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Every pen deserves a good home! After all, you can only use three or four at one time! We offer a nice selection of pen cases, cabinets and other doo-dads, both old and new, as well as an ever changing selection of vintage pen trays, pen stands and other unusual desk top holders for your pens.

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Classic Sheaffer Legacy Pen Cases

Sheaffer had these elegant cases made in France to go with their Legacy Pens. Each is marked Made in France. They smell like leather, but are not marked leather. Pebbled finish. The snap closure clasps are small gold plated replicas of Sheaffer's famous inlaid nibs. These are new old stock, each is in perfect condition and has never been used. At the time of listing these we had several of each style available.

SH3359 $60

Sheaffer Hard Pen Case, Black with Sheaffer's Inlaid Nib clasp. The double pen case two stitched loops inside to hold two pens up to Legacy/Heritage style size.


Vintage Items to Hold Your Pens

S707 $50

Dip Pen Holder - ca. early 1900s, clear pressed glass base with pressed dot pattern in base. Holds up to 18 dip pens in it's springy center spring. Sometimes people refer to these as note or memo holders, but they are catalogued as Dip Pen Holders. 4.25 x 2 inches, height to top of spring is 2 1/8 inches. This pressed glass base is in very good condition. The spring, as you can see in the photo, is still springy but not as level as it was when made about 100 years ago. Heavy base keeps this dip pen holder well balanced.

S804 $65

Paragon Dip Pen Holder - ca. late teens - early 1920s, clear pressed glass, spiral wire dip pen holder with pen grooves on each side to hold two more pens. Heavy base keeps this dip pen holder well balanced. Base measures 3 x 4.25 inches and height is 2.5 inches. Embossed on base: Paragon Pat. Aug 20, 18. Very good condition, no chips or nicks to the glass and the wire is still nice and springy to hold your pens. Sometimes people refer to these as note or memo holders, but they are catalogued as Dip Pen Holders. Dip pen shown in photo is not included.

S806 $30

Large Wood Pen Rest - Perfect for fountain pens, mechanical pencils, dip pens and glass pens, too. Solid oak pen rests are finished in golden oak. Measures 12 x 5.25 inches. Four long grooves hold up to 8 fountain pens. Each pen groove is 11.5 inches long. Felt dot on each base corner to protect your desk. Deep grooves safely keep fountain pens, pencils and dip pens in place. Angled short edges. Custom made by Frank! Pen shown in photo is not included. Several available.

S824 $20

Clear Pressed and Etched Pen Tray, 10 x 4.75 inches. Awesome pressed and etched starburst in the base with etched framed flourishes all around the edge) Writing instruments shown in photo are not included. Excellent condition.

S826 $15

Clear Pressed Glass Pen Tray, 8.5 x 4 inches. Curved edge, pressed star patterns on base and sides. Just waiting to hold the “star” pens in your collection! Writing instruments shown in photo are not included. Excellent condition.


S864  $50

Pen Cabinet Treasure Chest - Holds up to 16 Pens Vintage treasure chest with beautiful carved lid, carved front and carved raised feet.  Look closed at the carving on the feet and the front side - it really is reminiscent of pen nibs!  Two brass handles on each end of this pen treasure chest. Hinged lid had a latch that you could add a small lock to.  Inside of the lid is a an old mirror which is showing some silvering in the center, White floral vine pattern borders the mirror.  Lower section of box is lined with black pen slots and will hold 8 pens up to 10 inches long, meaning there is potential for up to 16 pens depending on length.  Overall size is 10 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches, height is 4.5 inches.  There is a very large indicia in the center of the carved lid where a picture is sometimes attached, you could add a pen logo or a photo of your pens if desired. Very good condition. Pens shown in photo not included.

S872  $15

Hobnail Pen Tray - Clear glass pen tray has a pressed hobnail pattern on the exterior of the bottom of the tray, the interior where your pen will rest is smooth.  There is decorative gold plating on the two handles at each end and just a hint of the plating on the rim. Outside measurements are 8.25 x 3 7/8 inches.  Holds pens up to 5.75 inches long.  Some of the gold plating is starting to wear on the high points, otherwise very good condition. Pen shown in in photo is not included. Several available at time of listing)

S873  $15

Swirl Pen Tray - Clear glass pen tray with elegant swirled pattern pressed in the glass.  Long tray measures 9 7/8 x 3 1/8 inches.  The longer length means that in addition to fountain pens, this tray will also accommodate dip pens as well.   Excellent condition.  Pen shown in in photo is not included.  Several available at time of listing. 

S903  $20

Vitrified China Pen Tray is perfect for holding several writing instruments on your desk.  Made by the Sterling China Co in East Liverpool, Ohio.  Heavy white tray with an elegant border design in dark brown.  Measures 9 5/8 x 4.5 inches.  Sterling was well known for making custom dinner and restaurant ware from the early 1900s until their closing in 2006.  I’d estimate the age of this piece to the 1940s.  One of the nicer pieces of china we’ve found and perfect to re-purpose as a pen tray.  Several available at time of listing.  

S912 $20

Pen Stand was a Pipe Rack in it’s first life!  Single pedestal pen stand in solid walnut holds four pens a minimum of 4 3/8 inches long.  Base measures 6 5/8 x 2 7/8 inches.  Height is 4.5 inches. Solid walnut.  Smaller sized pen rack doesn’t take much space on your desk.   Excellent condition. Pens shown in photo not included.  

S923 $70

Bradley and Hubbard Pen Tray and Letter Opener Set, ca. early 1930s, Meridien, Connecticut, USA. Art Deco raised line and dot pattern. Oval brass pen tray measures 8 7/8 x 2.75 inches at widest points. Letter opener measures 8 inches long. Both pieces are stamped with the Bradley & Hubbard triangle mark on the bottom: Bradley and Hubbard Mfg Co. B&H did some fabulous art metal finishes over the years and sadly, many have been polished away over the years by aggressive collectors! These two pieces still maintain most of the matte finish with the slightly polished raised dot and line pattern. We have not polished any further to preserve it. Very good condition.

S926  $50

Three Pen Trays in a lovely chrome plated stand.  I know some of you reading have many, many pens – this three pen tray would hold many pens in grand style on your writing desk.  Clear pressed glass trays feature a beautiful starburst in the bottom, edges have pressed columns.  Each tray measures 7 3/8 x 3 5/8 inches.   The tray measures 14 x 7.5 inches.  Height is 2 inches.  Excellent condition. Very elegant and such a great re-purpose for holding pens.  

S945 $15

Double Pen Tray Holder, solid wood is stained in a nice medium oak finish. Two dished sections can hold several pens up to 12 inches long, this would be perfect for larger pens or even dip pen would fit very nicely. Measures 12 x 6 inches. Very good condition. Pens shown in photo not included.

S977  $25

Pen Storage Box – Holds up to 6 writing instruments!  Cedar Box is marked inside of lid:  Lane Presented by Rick Furniture Company Oak Cliff – Garland.  Hinged lid.  Box measures 8.75 x 5 x 3.5 inches height.  Key hold, but no key.  Burgundy velour liner inside will hold 6 pens up to 8.25 inches long.  Nice reddish brown finish on the cedar.   Light marks on the lid, otherwise very good condition.

S981   $25

Pen Rest, antique silver plated single pen rest, great display for a favorite fountain pen. Measures 3.5 inches long, height is 1 inch. Pen shown in photo not included. Excellent condition.


S989   $30

Vintage clear glass pen holder was a flower frog in it’s previous life!  This extra large sized domed pen holder will accommodate up to 13 large pens in the deep holes.  Base measures 4 inches diameter, top is 4.75 inches diameter, height is 1.5 inches.  Very heavy to hold yours pens in place.  No chips or nicks, excellent clarity and in perfect condition. Pens shown in photo not included.


S991  $25

Pottery Pelikan is ready to hold your favorite Pelikan Pen on your desk.  Great colors in a matte finished glaze –primarily  terracotta, royal blue and soft buttery yellow.  Marked Made in Japan on the base.  Measures prox 2.5/8 inches in height.  Disclaimer:  Yes, this was a cream pitcher back in the 1950s!  Very good condition. 


S993  $15

White Ceramic Pen Tray to hold several fountain or dip pens on your desk or workspace.  The simple design shows off your pens and takes up minimal space on your desktop.  Measures 10.5 x 3 7/8 inches.  Excellent condition.  Pen shown in pen tray not included.

S994  $15

Pen Rest, antique silver plated single pen rest, great display for a favorite fountain pen.  Lovely detailing on the center cross rod.  Lower “legs” of the hoder are flat.  Measures 3.5 inches long, height is 1.5 inch.  Pen shown in photo not included.  Excellent condition. Pen shown in photo not included. Several available at time of listing. 

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