News and Updates
Updated October 6, 2015
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.
**Scroll down to see our latest updates, or click links to explore Pendemonium!**
Every devoted fountain pen user needs an inkwell, not to mention appropriate vintage desk top accessories!
Updated October 6, 2015
We have them for you in a wide range of styles and eras.
New listings today!
All pens need a good home when they are not in use!
Updated October 5, 2015
We offer many creative pen storage solutions. Please click on over today and see our latest offerings.
Sheaffer Desk Sets
Sheaffer is known not only high quality in everything they manufactured -
fountain pens, ballpens, mechanical pencils and the desk sets we are offering you today!
Updated October 3, 2015
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Pen Repair Supplies Galore!
Updated October 2, 2015
Be sure to check out our extensive selection of helpful tools and supplies to assist in your pen restorations.
Today, we've added a new item, a nice 10X LED illuminated loupe.
You'll be able to so those tiny imprints on barrels and nibs very clearly!
Updated September 30, 2015
Sometimes the title, Dip Pens can be a little misleading because while there are dip pens, there is so much more -
dip pen nib assortments, displays, nib cards and all sorts of dip pen related items.
We hope you'll visit and view our new additions.
Esterbrooks are just darned good pens!
Updated September 29, 2015
Their desk sets and DIpLess Inkwells are fabulous. Check our all of our new Esterbrook listings today.
Pendemonium on the Road -
Dallas Pen Show
Join us this Friday and Saturday at the Dallas Pen Show Doubletree Hotel Dallas-Galleria
4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas, Texas
Friday, September 25 10am - 8pm and
Saturday, September 26 9am - 5pm
Two full days of pens, inks and all things Pendemonium at the Dallas Pen Show. We'll be in our usual exhibit space in the first ballroom - turn right when you enter the ballroom after registering and Pendemonium will be right there! We'll have vintage fountain pens, new and old inks, pen repair supplies including pen sacs, dip pens and dip pen nibs, pen related books including a Da Book Deal (stop by for details!), the Parker 51 and Vacumatic books and the 100 Years of Sheaffer book. Plus much more!
We look forward to seeing you at the Dallas Pen Show
Please note that shipping will resume on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.
Orders are acknowledged automatically while we are on the road. We answer email while we are on the road and try to reply as quickly as possible.
Thanks for your patience while we attend the Dallas Pen Show!
The Parker 45! Parker's first cartridge filling fountain pen.
Updated September 28, 2015
Popular since the 1960s! Click the photo to take a look at our selection of Parker 45s.
Vintage Inks Section
Updated September 27, 2015
Look carefully as you browse our Vintage Inks section of the website because sometimes we get a little off the beaten track and add old bottles that are ink and office related, but do not contain ink. We have two old bottles just like that for you today.
Watch for the New Notations on the webpage!
There are times where nothing but a pencil will do the writing job.
Updated September 25, 2015
We hope you'll visit our Other Pencil aisle today.
Be sure to check out all the newly listed vintage mechanical pencils.
We were tidying up our Eversharp pen and pencils today when lo and behold a Pelikan landed!
Updated September 24, 2015
Be sure to check this beauty out.
Need leads for your vintage pencils? We've got you covered.
Updated September 22, 2015
Click here to view Pencil Leads page!
Southern Arizona Pen Collectors Club
Updated September 18, 2015
We'll be in Tucson on Saturday, September 19 to attend the Southern Arizona Pen Collectors Club and give a mini presentation on fountain
pen ink. We always enjoy getting to visit local fountain pen clubs. Look forward to seeing some of you in Tucson on Saturday!
Dallas Pen Show is coming up soon - September 25 and 26.
Updated September 7, 2015
If you're within spittin' distance of Dallas and on our mailing list, this card is headed your way this week.
You can also view the card and info about this show in the Pen Show section on our website. Proud to be a Dallas Pen Show sponsor.
Click for more information...
Our San Francisco Pen Show Adventure Has Come to an End!
Updated September 3, 2015
We're back at Pendemonium-Central now after attending the SF Pen Show this past weekend. Great show and so good to see so many people there. Our thanks to all for your purchases, we appreciate it! After spending a good chunk of August attending DC and then SF pen shows, we're catching up on the shipping the last of your orders that came in while we were away. We appreciate your patience.
We always have some cool writing stuff on our Inkwells and Desktop section of the website.
Updated September 2, 2015
Inkwells, of course, but also other odd and unusual pieces on antique desk top equipment. Check out out latest additions today - an English bakelite double inkwell set with pen rest and a Canadian made Lock Arch. Don't know what that is? Click on over to view Item MM629
Our antique pen, ink and writing related poster stamps
...are all originals and date to to the early 1900s and the heyday of poster stamp advertising. Be sure to browse them all!
Updated September 1, 2015
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