Fountain Pen Manufacturers and Repair Centers. ACME Fountain Pens. Britain's finest luxury pen makers. Fuliwen Golden Pen. Levenger True Writer Pens. A Top-Quality Pen for Everyone In 1856 Esterbrook became one of the first steel nib manufacturers in the United States.
Prior to the Civil War, people still used quills, cut with pen knives. In 1920 the company introduced its first fountain pen, providing the mainstream market with a high-quality writing instrument at a reasonable price. It filled from an inkwell or bottle, as did all fountain pens then. It was a rugged little pen with a steel nib, and came in a variety of colors. True Writer Carries on the Tradition Esterbrook, after being one of the most popular pens around, failed to make a successful transition to the jet-age era of ballpoints. As our line of True Writer pens and matching tools continues to grow, you can look forward to products and services we think will delight you. —Steve. Parker Pens Guide: Sonnet. N 2003 the complete Sonnet line got a face lift and was reduced to 12 designs.
The pens were now fitted with a flatter clip screw and the broad cap band now looked like it was made in two parts, fitted very closely. It also got the engraving "Parker". The Cicelé remained and two new top desings were introduced: Parker Sonnet Catalogue. Parker Sonnet Catalogue - a work-in-progress at the Battersea Pen Home We aim to bring together a catalogue listing the many different designs of the Parker Sonnet since its launch in 1993.
The 'UK Availability' dating information is taken from Parker UK catalogues and price lists. This dating will only roughly equate with actual production periods. Availability may also vary in distribution areas other than the UK. We will be adding more examples and information as we develop these pages further so what is currently here is very much a first draft. It's early 2008 and a new range of Sonnet designs is about to be launched featuring a chevron notch chiselled design in chocolate, carbon, gold and silver lustre finishes. Given the popularity of the Sonnet, there are fake Sonnets appearing around the world and it's not always easy to tell these from the real ones! At it Again: Sonnet Fakes by Bill Riepl on Stylophiles Attack of the Clones by Antonios Zavaliangos on Penhero. Pelikan Pens Guide. Below you will find ‘Quick Links’ to a detailed accounting of all of the known variations of the Pelikan M75, M1xx, M2xx, M3xx, and M6xx families of fountain pens including the M481 and M101N.
Links include detailed lists, descriptions, and pictures of many of the documented pens. Below the Quick Links a brief description, including the dimensions of each pen, is available for easy reference. Pilot Vanishing Point Fountain Pens. Sheaffer Pens. Sheaffer was one of the iconic American pen companies, founded and long headquartered in Fort Madison, Iowa.
Sheaffer invented the lever filler that was dominant during the golden era of fountain pens and produced significant pens like the Balance, the Touchdown, and the PFM. Sheaffer Self-Filler? Sherpa Pen Company. Staedtler Fountain Pens. S.T. Dupont Pens Info. S.T. Dupont Pens & Lighters Guide/Sales. The S.t. Dupont Néoclassique Line, An Introduction - Other Brands - Europe. Hello fellow FPNers, I am taking the excuse of perfect natural light conditions to write a short overview of S.T.
Dupont's top range, the Néoclassique line. (I am willingly forgetting about the Tournaire pieces, that are, in my opinion, just expensive sculpture which mistakenly got given a nib for unknown reasons). This line is available in two sizes: the normal, Néoclassique size, and the oversize Néoclassique Président size. From Left to right: Néoclassique Président : Magnétisme, Samouraï, Second Empire, and Shanghaï.Néoclassique : Dragon and Samouraï. Wahl-Eversharp. Wahl-Eversharp Pens Guide. Waterman Pens Guide. The Waterman name is one of the more recognizable names in fine luxury pens.
The famous "Waterman of Paris" pens in their distinctive blue clamshell boxes can be found in high end retailers around the world. Modern Waterman Pens - The 2000s. Here are some notes about modern Waterman pens produced through the 2000s and beyond.
Introduced in 2000, the Serenite (pronounced the French way, as in "serenity") is a pen quite unlike any other in regular production. It is curved. Looks vaguely (to my eyes) like a Japanese katana in its sheath. It was discontinued in 2010 (possibly as early as 2009) but some are still available in retail channels. This is Waterman's top-end pen and commands a kingly price, from MSRP $600 at launch to MSRP $900 at 2009 prices. Waterman Carene Colors. Much of the problem is under what lighting conditions the pen was photographed.
Left to right, Black Sea, Royal Blue, Coral Reef, 3 x Sea Garden, 2 x Marine Amber, Charcoal, Lagoon, 2 x Royal Violet (Satin Finish) Charcoal in certain light looks Purple. Some describe it as Purple Blue. Xezo Pens.