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on what's up here at nibs.com--new pens in stock, the latest
arrivals in pre-owned pens and accessories, and information
on special deals.
The latest in Aurora's series of limited edition pens inspired by the seas surrounding Italy, the new Mar Adriatico combines pearlescent light blue marbled resin with engraved rhodium trim bands and clip to capture the spirit and colors of the Mediterranean. Only 480 numbered pens have been made available worldwide. Available with 18k solid gold nib in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Extra Broad, Stub, or Italic, this pen retails for $1500, with our price $1200.
U.S.-Made Sheaffer Fountain Pens - New Old Stock and Pre-Owned
We are now makng available a special collection of U.S. factory made Sheaffer fountain pens dating from the late 1990's through the early 2000's. Consisting of unused New Old Stock and lightly used Pre-Owned Pens, the Balance, Black Lacque, and Intrigue are among the models represented. Some pens are available in multiple numbers and with more than one available nib choice, but the pens we have are going fast. Prices range from $79 to $195...
OMAS 90th Anniversary Cavalier Armando Simoni Limited Edition Celluloid Set
Arriving very soon and now available for pre-order, 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. These sets are now available for pre-order - you will not be charged until your set arrives here and is ready to ship on to you. Retail $2950 for each set of three pens, with our price $2360.
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. Arriving in April, these pens are now available for pre-order - you will not be charged until your pen is ready to ship to you.
Coming Soon! Pelikan Souverän M805 Demonstrators
Arriving in April 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.
Namiki Emperor Owl
The release of a new Namiki Emperor fountain pen is always a major event among pen aficionados, but the new Emperor Owl surpasses even usual expectations - with its warm hues and vividness of detail, this is both a striking example of contemporary Maki-e technique as well as a superb writing instrument in its own right. Available with solid gold 18k nib in Medium or Broad. Retail $8400, our price $6720.
Nakaya Dorsal Fin Pens - Limited Availability
Since being introduced, Nakaya's Dorsal Fin pens in both the Version 1 with cap fin only and Version 2 with both cap and barrel fins have become hugely popular with pen aficionados. Unable to keep up with the demand for these unique writing instruments, Nakaya is no longer accepting new orders, restricting us to Dorsal Fins already in stock or on back order, and with no sure indication as to when or if production will resume. So if you've been mulling over the acquisition of a Dorsal Fin, this is the time to act - prices start at $800 for the Dorsal Fin Version 1 and $1220 for the Dorsal Fin Version 2...
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.
Sailor 1911 Realo Black Silver
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, arriving soon, that wish is being fulfilled. Provided standard with the full range of Sailor 21k sold gold rhodium-plated nibs, and also available with a limited number of rhodium-plated Sailor Specialty Nibs, this pen can now be pre-ordered - you will not be charged until your pen arrives here and then ships on to you. Retail $410, our price $328
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 email@example.com, or use our convenient online order form. We'll be looking forward to hearing from you...
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