Write On with Smooth Sheaffer Imperial
Save money on a great first-time vintage pen purchase with our latest Sheaffer Imperial. It uses the classic TouchDown easy-fill system, and it is in excellent restored condition. The gold-fill cap has no engravings or dents. Smooth, wet medium nib.
Save big on our latest restored Sheaffer Statesman with a very nice, smooth fine medium nib. A great writer, you might not mind the cosmetic damage.
Today's blue-straited Conklin Symetric is an eye catcher. Fully restored, it delivers an extra-fine line while also packing a little flex. Part of the final Chicago production run, it is a descent addition to your vintage pen collection.
Straight outta 1947, our latest Parker 51 set is beautiful. It is the grey pen with the unblemished 1/8th 14k gold filled cap. It writes a nice medium line, and it comes with its original box and matching pencil!
Sheaffer must have been particularly nautically minded in the 1930s. Yesterday we had abalone shells. Today we add a marine green oversized Sheaffer Balance. It has some cosmetic issues, but it writes wonderfully with a razor-thin extra-fine nib.
Inspect a handsome Sheaffer 3-25 with a black-and-abalone-shell design on our vintage pens pages. It writes with a good extra-fine nib, and it has been fully restored. Who cares if there are some traces of cosmetic wear?
The modern luxury remake of the 1912 Waterman Lady Agathe is a stunning piece of craftsmanship. It is a nice fountain pen that uses cartridges or a converter, but its greatest asset is its buttery smooth 18k gold nib!
It is difficult to go wrong with the much sought 14k gold nib on a Mont Blanc Classique. Our pre-owned pen features some wear but no cracks and an incredible price that is difficult to beat.
This time we've added an "S-Medium" stickered oversized Sheaffer Balance Lifetime to our vintage pens pages. In great shape and fully restored, it is an excellent collector's piece that also writes great.
Great for writing or preserving, we have a stickered oversized Sheaffer Lifetime Balance on our vintage pens page. Fully restored with a fresh ink sac, it writes a tasty smooth line. It almost hurts to sell it.
The Parker True Blue Duofold is one handsome pen. Too bad they discolored so easily. Still, ours makes for a good writer with the original spear feed and 14k gold nib. PLUS, this one was made in Toronto, Canada! Fully restored, this vintage pen is a treat.
We attempt (perhaps foolishly) to foster understanding between the generations of pen collectors seemingly at greater odds with one another. Check out our blog and see if we come close to fairly airing two sides of this brewing controversy.
Toledo's very own Conklin pen company also made some very handsome pencils! Our Conklin IV from the early 1920s appears to still work with a twist of the nose cone. Silver plated, it still sparkles with a chevron design.
Redipoint was a local Minneapolis/St. Paul brand in the 1920s, and this sterling silver pencil is a handsome representation of their craftsmanship. Unrestored and still working, it comes complete with several sticks of original lead! No dents!
If you like extra-fine writing nibs that are smooth and 14k gold, you're in luck. Our latest Morrison fountain pen has all of that and costs less than $50! Easy to fill with a syringe-style piston filler, what's not to love?
Today's ring top vintage pen from the 1920s is a Dunn from New York! It's also a lever filler that is fully restored. An extra-fine nib and a bit of flex make for a great writing experience, even if there are some cosmetic flaws.
It is extremely difficult to find a jade green from the late 1920s or early 1930s that has no discoloration. That is what makes this Carter's ring top so special. It looks as if it came out of the factory yesterday. No brassing. Restored with a pure silicon ink sac. It could be worthy of a being museum piece.
We are dedicating this week to the 1920s, and this "coral"-colored stunner of a vintage pen is a pip. We don't know much about Hy-Grade brand vintage pens, but they are attractive. The nib writes great, too. It really is the bee's knees.
If you've ever wanted to give vintage pens a try, get a bargain on this classic gold-sleeve Eclipse fountain pen. It has been fully restored and writes very nicely with a fat signature line!
The famed ink maker Carter's also branched out with a line of fountain pens. We have one such pen fully restored on our vintage pens page. It is ready to write with a slighly flex nib.
Black Pen Society members should rejoice at the beauty of our latest restored Waterman 100 Year Pen. It is in near mint condition with a stunning triple gold band around the middle of the barrel. A remarkable vintage pen that looks like it could last for 200 years.
We go from senior sized to petite with today's addition of a Waterman 52.5V L. It is a tiger striped ring top fountain pen that has been fully restored. It writes a smooth line with a little flex.
A senior-sized Waterman Hundred Year Pen has made its way to our vintage pens pages. It has been fully restored with a new sac and tail crystal. The cap crystal appears to be original. Ribbed! Plus, the monster 14k gold nib is a treasure.
We just restored a nifty early Eversharp Skyline. It shows the original cap design without the final design of the clip in place. Plus the tail isn't as tapered. It is a neat vintage pen for your collection.
As in cigarette lighter. We have a classic Ronson Lighter Pencil on our vintage pens page at a newly discounted price. It is a clever little curio from the golden age of writing instruments.
Dancing its way into your collection is a solid gold Waterman 552 1/2V ring-top. This vintage pen is marked 14k gold on the cap and barrel...not plated. Solid. We have it fully restored and dangling before you.
In recent years collectors have gravitated to the so-called third tier pens. Either they have everything else or these are the only vintage pens they can afford to experiment with. We've been adding a broad new selection of them on our vintage pens pages. Today's is a beautiful green-and-purple swirl pen by Welsh out of Providence, Rhode Island.
Esterbrook pen collectors might fight over our latest edition. It is a standard green J-model Esterbrook with a steel Osmiridium 3556 nib. These nibs are highly sought after by collectors. Will you be the next to add it to your vintage pen collection.
Want a preowned luxury pen from the halls of power? We think our Delta Palazzo Chigi comes from the Italian government! It is a unique fountain pen that is worth investigating.
Everybody wants a great daily driver, but our gold-filled Mabie Todd Swan fountain pen from the 1940s is also nearly museum pristine. The original 14k gold nib writes a smooth, wet medium-broad line. The pen is fully restored, and there are very few marks of wear on it. It is a vintage pen worth seeing.
Omas paid tribute to the radio's invention with the Omas Marconi in 1995. It was the 100-year anniversary of the invention. Ours is on our preowned pens page, and it comes complete with its original box and papers!
The vintage Danish brand Penol is a rare, difficult find here in the U.S., and it is always a treat to write with them. Our vintage pens page starts with a Penol Ambassador Senior. It is a huge pen inspired by the Parker Duofold in the 1930s.
We have a new vintage pen that is truly a site to see. It is a remarkable medium blue Conklin. Despite some discoloration, it is very attractive. Oh, and it writes wonderfully with a smooth, wet, fine-point nib!
Even with engravings our latest Sheaffer Touchdown TM Triumph is a stunner. This vintage pen is dent and blemish free. It has been fully restored with a new bladder and O-ring.
Ebony and abalone make for a classic beauty. It is a Sheaffer Balance with an incredible nib. You don't want to let this one slip through your fingers.
Oh, yeah. We just got one in. It is a junior model with an engraved name, but this Mandarin Parker Duofold is a real treat. It writes with a smooth fine point original 14k gold nib, supported by an original Christmas Tree inkfeed!
If you like streamlined styling in your vintage pens, you will love our latest Eversharp Skyline. It is British racing green paired with brilliant golden trim. Fully restored, it is a good collector's piece and writer.
For those who are unfamiliar with Montegrappa pens, these Italian craftsmen and women work wonders with handmade celluloid and sterling silver. Our latest Piccola rollerball on the preowned pens section is really new old stock! Its smokey blue design is truly a sight to behold.
The Waterman Gentleman is a stunner when made of solid Sterling Silver! Ours is a handsome rollerball pen that is nicely weighted for remarkably smooth writing.
If you ask us, Faber Castell is probably the most under-rated pen brand out of Germany. With a rich tradition dating back to the 18th century, they make well-engineered pens that are luxurious and dependable. Visit our preowned pens selection for a Graf von Faber Castle ballpoint that is rhodium plated and new old stock!
Check out our Trading Post. Someone just posted a 3-piece Mont Blanc Oscar Wilde limited edition set. It is great and in its original box! FP never used!
Race straight over to our vintage pens pages to see a beautiful, rare blue-on-blue Parker Lady Duofold fountain pen with a slightly FLEX nib and wide cap band!
For reasons unknown to us, our supplier for Yard-O-Led no longer carries Yard-O-Led products. That leaves us with limited Yard-O-Led ink and only a sterling silver Yard-O-Led Regent pencil. Brand new and nicely discounted.
Covering the spectrum of Sheaffer pens, our vintage pens have added a new preowned Targa and the vintage pages have a beautiful pearl and black Sheaffer Lifetime flattop.
Our vintage pens page showcases a handsome grey Parker 51 with double jewels and a rarer wavy-line gold-fill cap. Fully restored, it is ready for work or display.
Visit our Trading Post today for many great new additions! We've recently added Mont Blanc limited editions that include the Greta Garbo, DaVinci and Proust! Come check these pre-owned pens out today.
Freshly added to our web site are a modern pre-owned Park Duofold Centennial and a rarer long Parker Duofold Junior from the 1920s. Whether you are into vintage pens or preowned pens, we have the Parker Duofold for you.
Only made between 1941 and 1948, the red-hue cordovan brown Parker 51 is a hard pen to find. The matching pencil is even more so, but we found a winner that is in great working order. See our Parker 51 pencil in cordovan brown on our vintage pens page today.
Within the past decade or so, the Chilton pen brand was revitalized. Now we have the Chilton Bostonian on our preowned luxury pens page. This pen even came with a factory stub nib. It's a small stub, but it writes a great reserved line from extra fine to broad. This pen even has a little flex.
With winter upon us, Pelikan pens have safely completed their migration to our pages. Fans of vintage pens and preowned luxury pens will love the dozen Pelikan writing instruments now on our site!
We've been adding vintage Waterman pens to the site like crazy, so we thought we'd toss in a modern preowned Waterman Carene. This is a very attractive pen with its "amber shimmer" design. The inlaid nib is 18k gold. Perfect for the vintage Waterman fan who has everything but the modern Waterman catalog.
Behold the regal splendor of Waterman's Lady Patricia! This vintage pen writes a great extra-fine line and has impeccable color in the barrel and most of the cap! It comes with a matching (not working) pencil.
Modern American pens aren't considered the best these days, but the Cross Townsend is a holdout that is as good as or better than most of its rivals. We have a buttery smooth writing one with a red-marble design on our preowned pens pages!
Aerodynamic and sleek, it is little wonder that consumers found these so popular in the 1940s. A great pen, to be sure. Enjoy, plus more Eversharp Skyline colors to come...like our freshly added maroon. Plus, we have a smooth-writing one in forest green!
We have a handsome candy-red Parker Challenger from 1939 on our vintage pens pages. Fully restored with a new ink sac, breather tube and realigned nib, you should get many years of dependable service from this very attractive pen.
Shadow Waves are so rare in the Parker Vacumatic world, you shouldn't hesitate to buy the awesome one we have on the vintage pens page.
Parker only made the "D.Q." in the mid-1920s in both a hard-rubber and plastic style. Ours is a slender, junior size with a FLEX nib. This was one of the transition pens between the Jack Knife Safety and Duofold eras.
Orange, green and black! Our expanded selection of vintage senior size Parker Duofolds gives you incredible choices of parts and nib sizes! Run to our vintage pens pages to see the magnificence before it is all cleaned up.
Are you familiar with the Pilot Knight? You should be. It is a great metal pen that looks great anywhere and writes as dependably as any luxury pen. We are now proud to offer a fountain pen, ballpoint and rollerball pen on our preowned pens page.
Germany's classic Reform fountain pens are a great introduction to piston fillers. The steel nibs are a little rough sometimes but are a great value for the price. Nifty vintage pen.
We are an authorized dealer for Chicago's own Allegory Pen company. We have just updated our "pre-owned" pens page with a beautiful selection of their historical wood pens. Each pen was crafted from wood found all over the world. From ancient peet bogs to the former decking of the battleship U.S.S. North Carolina, these pens all have a story to tell. And each is brand new straight from the factory.
Ronson made a really nifty mechanical pencil back in the late 1940s or early 1950s that featured a lighter at the top of its barrel! We have one on our vintage pens page that is pretty cool. It needs a new flint but is otherwise good to go on the lighter side. The pencil also needs work, but it is a great curio for any collection.
Slowly but surely we are updating our new pens section. Today we are pleased to announce the addition of the Lamy 2000 line of writing instruments. Award-winning design is its hallmark. Made of steel, these pens have a nice heft and balance while sporting a wider grip that also helps people who suffer arthritis and hand cramps from skinny pens.
The pen is mightier than the sword, but our new Allegory 1941 ballpoint pens are battle proven! These limited edition pens are made from the original teak deck of the U.S. North Carolina, a battleship that earned 15 battle stars during WWII. Bolt actions extend and retract the Parker-style refills, which are a nifty addition to the pens. See them today on our Pre-Owned Pens section...even though they are brand new in the box.
Remember, ThePenMarket.com also is your home for great vintage pen restoration. All customer repairs move to the front of the repair line, which means we plan on maintaing our one-to-two week turnaround time on your pens!
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