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arrivals in pre-owned pens and accessories, and information
on special deals.
For many years, customers have been asking if Sailor's popular Realo series of piston-fillers could be made available in rhodium trim. With the release of the new 1911 Realo Black Silver, now in stock and available for immediate shipment, that wish has been fulfilled. Provided standard with the full range of Sailor 21k sold gold rhodium-plated nibs, and also available at an added premium with a limited number of rhodium-plated Sailor Specialty Nibs. Retail $410, our price $328
OMAS Milord Arte Italiana Art Liquid Blue and Liquid Green Limited Edition Fountain Pens
Arriving this month, the new OMAS Milord Arte Italiana Art Limited Edition Fountain Pens in Liquid Blue and Liquid Green are being produced in just 331 pieces each worldwide. These semi-translucent demonstrator pens have been crafted from high quality cotton resin and feature OMAS's high capacity piston-filler system. Normally made available only in 18k, we are able to make these pens available with the full range of OMAS 18k and 14k solid gold nibs. These pens are now available for pre-order - you will not be charged until your pen is ready to ship. Retail $625, our price $499.
Sailor Pro Gear Slim Pearl Red
Returning after a year's absence and now at a reduced price, the Sailor Pro Gear Slim Pearl Red (previously known as the Sapporo Pearl Red) is the only pen made available with Sailor's 14k solid gold super extra fine Saibi-Togi nib. Each Saibi-Togi nib is personally ground by Sailor nib master Yukio Nagahara. Only a very small number of these pens will be made each year, but we have managed to secure an initial order for our customers. Retail $310, our price $248.
New! Waterman Carene
Ombres et Lumieres
Paying homage to Paris, the City of Light, the new Waterman Carene Ombres et Lumieres fountain pen is being made available for a limited time only. Featuring a striking black and white lacquer finish, this is a superbly engineered writing instrument suitable for all occasions. Normally made available only in Fine or Medium, we are able to offer the Carene Ombres et Lumieres with your choice of Waterman 18k solid gold rhodium-plated nib unit in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, or stock Stub. Retail $385, our price $308.
OMAS 90th Anniversary Cavalier Armando Simoni Limited Edition Celluloid Set
Now in stock, the new OMAS 90th Anniversary Cavalier Armando Simoni Limited Edition Celluloid Set has been produced in just 90 numbered pieces worldwide. Each set, available in either gold or rhodium-plated trim, includes three hand-crafted celluloid pens in the Vintage Paragon size: the Saft Green with 18k solid gold nib in Extra Fine,
the Scarlet Red with 18k solid gold nib in Broad,
and the Radica with 14k solid gold nib in Medium Extra Flessible.
Upon request, we can swap nibs within pens in the same set at no additional charge. For a limited time only, we are also offering one free regrind (or modification for added flex) with each set purchased. Retail $2950 for each set of three pens, with our price $2360.
Coming Soon! Pelikan Souverän M805 Demonstrators
Arriving soon and sure to be a must-have for Pelikan aficionados, the new Souverän M805 Clear Demonstrators in both clear and engraved versions showcase Pelikan's renowned piston-filling system. Available with your choice of 18k solid gold nib in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, or Broad, the M805 Clear Demonstrator retails for $875, with our price $700, while the M805 Demonstrator with Engraving retails for $895, with our price $716. These pens are now available for pre-order - you will not be charged until your pen arrives here and is ready to ship to you.
Aurora Optima 365 Limited Edition
Arriving soon, the Aurora Optima 365 Limited Edition is being produced in just 365 pieces worldwide, with only a very small percentage of those bound for the North American market. We have managed to secure a very small number of these pens for our customers. Available with your choice of 18k solid gold nib in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Extra Broad, Stub, or Italic, the Optima 365 retails for $795, with our price $636.
Sale! Platinum Century Nice Pur Limited Edition
For a limited time only, Platinum is offering special sale pricing on the 3776 Century Nice Pur Limited Edition fountain pen.
Available in just 2000 numbered pieces worldwide, this stylish demonstrator pen is provided with your choice of solid gold 14k rhodium-plated nib in Fine, Fine-Medium, Medium, or Broad. Already a value at the suggested retail price of $250, with our usual sale price $199, Platinum is authorizing us to make these pens available for a short period of time at the special sale price of just $159.
Pelikan Souverän M805 Stresemann Anthracite
A pen that will surely be one of the most talked about of 2015 is the new Pelikan Souverän M805 Stresemann Anthracite. Combining the style and reliability of the M800 piston-filler series with sleek modern styling in homage to a noted political leader of Germany's Weimar period, the M805 Stresemann is made available with 18k solid gold rhodium-plated nibs in your choice of Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, or Broad. Retail price for this pen is $800, with our sale price $640. Our first shipment quickly sold out, but more pens are arriving soon - contact us now to place your pre-order.
Classic Fountain Pens
Sailor Pro Gear Realo
Red and Black Limited Edition
Classic Fountain Pens celebrates our 20th year in business with a pen inspired by the classics - a limited edition Sailor Pro Gear Realo in Red and Black in just 88 numbered pieces worldwide. Available exclusively from us, this marks the first time that the piston-filling Realo has been produced in this color combination.
The Red and Black is provided with your choice of solid gold 21k nib in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium-Fine, Medium, Broad, Music or Zoom, and can also be furnished with Sailor Specialty Nibs at an added premium. Retail $650, our price $495 each for a limited time only.
Eboya Houga Fountain Pens
The polished raw ebonite pens hand-crafted by Tokyo-based Eboya have been an instant hit with our customers, with our first order already close to sold out - consult our new Eboya Availability Chart for pens still in stock and available for immediate shipment. Looking ahead to the fall, the next Eboya model we will be adding will be the Houga, a streamlined, clipless pen with rounded ends. On order in Kougetsu Yellow, Shinkai Blue, and Tanshin Red, and available with your choice of solid gold 14k Bock nib, these pens are now available for pre-order - you will not be charged until your pen arrives here. Prices start at $309.
Unless requested otherwise, each pen or nib you purchase from us will be carefully examined, tested, and optimized for your personal writing characteristics before shipping. See our nib set-up and optimization page for more details.
Have questions? Ready to place an order? As always, you can call us at (323) 655-2641, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or use our convenient online order form. We'll be looking forward to hearing from you...
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