Internet Pen Resources

  • Pen Auction Sites
  • Pen Companies
  • Pen Company Representatives in US
  • Pen Information
  • Pen Clubs
  • Pen Publications
  • Pen Researchers and Writers
  • Pen Discussion Groups
  • Pen Repairs
  • Pen Dealers - US and Canada
  • Pen Dealers - International
  • Paper, Stationery & Accessories
  • Pen Show Calendars/Planners
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    This is based on the list that is compiled by Craig Lewis; I have started by only making some classification changes. However, it has been evolving over time, of course, and now contains more additions and my own commentary. For any additions/corrections, please send me email:  tozsu@cs.uwaterloo.ca.s

    Pen Auction Sites

    Pen Companies

    Pen Company Representatives in US
    The following are not necessarily Internet sources, but this information is usually sought by many, so I've included them here. The information originally came from Weaver McCracken's site and the info generally included in the Pen World Magazine. (This was the story at the beginning, but now it contains information from many sources that are too numerous to list.)

    Ancora
          Luxury Brands USA
          1137 Senoia Road, Suite B
          Tyrone, GA 30290-1621
          USA
          Tel: (877) 707-4681
                 (770) 692-0988
          Fax: (770) 692-0989
          Email: info@luxurybrandsusa.com

    A.T. Cross (http://www.cross.com)
          A.T. Cross Co.
          One Albion Road
          Lincoln, RI 02865
          USA
          Tel: (401) 333-1200

          Toll free: (800) AT-CROSS (282-7677)

          Fax: (401) 334-2861

    Aurora
          Kenro Industries, Inc.
          393 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 2
          Mineola, NY 11501
          USA
          Tel: (516) 741-0011
          Email: kenroinc@aol.com

    Bexley http://www.bexleypen.com/
          2840-B Fisher Road
          Columbus, OH 43204
          USA
          Tel: (614) 351-9988
                 (888) 377-7367
          Fax: (614) 351-9989

    Bossert & Erhard
           Tel: (847) 215-0011

    Cartier (http://www.cartier.com)
          Tel: (800) CARTIER (227-8437)

    Caran d'Ache
          19 West 24th St.
          New York, NY 10011
          USA
          Tel: (212) 689-3590
          Email: CdAofS@aol.com

    Classic Pens, Inc.(http://stores.andale.com/ClassicPens)
          6601 Orange Street
          Los Angeles, CA 90048-4609
          USA
          Tel: (323) 658-7367
          Fax: (323) 658-8886
          Email: ClasPenInc@aol.com

    Colibri
          Tel: (800) 556-7354

    Conway Stewart (http://www.luxurybrandsusa.com/Conway%20Stewart/)
          Luxury Brands USA
          1137 Senoia Road, Suite B
          Tyrone, GA 30290-1621
          USA
          Tel: (877) 707-4681
                 (770) 692-0988
          Fax: (770) 692-0989
          Email: info@luxurybrandsusa.com

    Dani (http://www.danitrio.com)
          Dani International Corp.
          1100 Quail St., Suite 110
          Newport Beach, CA 92660
          USA
          Tel: (800) 776-DANI (3264)
          Fax: (949) 975-8428
          Email: danitrio@yahoo.com

    Delta 
          Yafa (http://www.yafa.com)
          21306 Gault Street
          Canoga Park, CA 91303
          USA
          Tel: (818) 704-8888
          Fax: (818) 704-8112
          Order Line: (800) 274-9232
          Email: yafa@yafa.com

    Dunhill
          Alfred Dunhill Ltd.
          Tel: (212) 888-4000

    DuPont
           S.T. DuPont Inc.
          108 Corporate Park Dr.
          White Plains, NY 10604
          USA
          Tel: (800) 341-7003

    Eversharp
          9240 W. Belmont Ave.
          Franklin Park, IL 60131
          USA
          Tel: (708) 366-5030

    Faber-Castell
          1802 Central Avenue
          Clevelend, OH 44115
          USA

          Tel: (800) 642-2288
                 (216) 589-4800
          Fax: (216) 589-4803

    Ferrari da Varese (http://www.luxurybrandsusa.com/)
          Luxury Brands USA
          1137 Senoia Road, Suite B
          Tyrone, GA 30290-1621
          USA
          Tel: (877) 707-4681
                 (770) 692-0988
          Fax: (770) 692-0989
          Email: info@luxurybrandsusa.com

    Fisher
          Tel: (800) 634-3494

    Henrik Wigstrom, Inc. (http://www.henrikwigstrom.com)
          16415 Forest Pine Drive
          Wildwood, MO 63011
          USA
          Tel: (636) 458-4345
          Fax: (636) 458-4395
          Email: pens@henrikwigstrom.com

    Jörg Hysek
          Tel: (800) 608-7583

     Krone
          275 Busch Parkway
          Buffalo Grove, IL  60089
          USA
          Tel: (847) 215-0011
          Fax: (847) 215-0013

    Laban
          Tel: (949) 752-4963

    Lamy
          Filofax Inc.
          372 Danbury  Road
          Suite 171
          Wilton, CT 06851
          USA
          Tel: (800) 345-6798, Ext. 0
                 (203) 563-2200

    Le Beouff Fountain Pen Co.
          15303 Dallas Parkway, Ste.670-LB39
          Dallas, TX 75248
          USA
          Tel: (800) 454-7367

    Lépine
          Tel: (954) 486-3043

    Marlen
          Krone Pens
          275 Busch Parkway
          Buffalo Grove, IL  60089
          USA
          Tel: (847) 215-0011
          Fax: (847) 215-0013

    McLaren
          Tel: (800) 747-6734

    Michael Perchin
          Renaissance Pen Co.
          1302 Clarkson / Clayton Center
          Suite 106
          St. Louis, MO 63011
          USA
          Tel: (314) 207-0550
          Fax: (314) 207-0724

    Montblanc
          75 North Street
          Bloomsbury, NJ 08804
          USA
          Tel: (800) 995-4810

          Service:
          Mont Blanc After Sales Service Department
          252 Broadhead Road
          STE 500,
          Bethlehem, PA 18017
          USA

    Montegrappa
          CIS
          1225 Royal Lane
          P.O. Box 610508
          DFW Airport, TX 75261
          USA
          Tel: (888) 537-6878

    Parker
          2200 Foster Avenue
          Janesville, WI   53545
          USA
          Tel: (800) BEST-PEN (237-8736)
          Fax: (608) 755-7019
          Email: pwr.repair@sanfordcorp.com

    Namiki/Pilot
          60 Commerce Drive
          Trumbull, CT   06611
          Tel: (203) 381-4808

    Omas
          LVMH W&J
          960 South Springfield Av.
          Springfield, NJ 07081
          USA
          Tel: (973) 467-1890
          Email: Nancy.Oconnor@LVMHWatchJewelry.com

          Service:
          Pro Time Service
          966 South Springfield Avenue
          Springfield, New Jersey 07081
          USA
          Tel: (973) 912-5252
          Fax: (973) 912-8266

    Parker
          2200 Foster Avenue
          Janesville, WI 53545
          USA
          Tel: (800) BEST-PEN (237-8736)
          Fax: (608) 755-7019

    Pelikan
          Chartpak, Inc (http://www.chartpak.com/)
          One River Road
          Leeds, MA 01053
          USA
          Tel: (413) 584-5446
                 (800) 323-0242
          Email: info@chartpak.com

    Platinum (http://www.platinumpens.com)
          1005 Mansell Road, Suite A
          Roswell, GA 0076
          USA
          Tel: (770) 998-9894
          Toll free: (800) 887-5886
          Fax: (770) 992-0288

    Recife
          PO Box 2314
         
    Orleans, MA 02653
          USA
          Tel: (508)
    240-3075

          Tel: (800) 647-1882

          Email: Pifay@aol.com

    Retro 1951, Inc. (http://www.retro51.com)
          1306 Exchange Drive
          Richardson, TX 75081
          USA
          Tel: (972) 479-1405
          Toll Free: (800) 466-1951
          Fax: (972) 479-1406

    Rotring
          100 North Street
          Bloomsbury, NJ 08804
          USA
          Tel: (800) 631-7646

    Sailor (http://www.luxurybrandsusa.com/sailor/)
          Luxury Brands USA
          1137 Senoia Road, Suite B
          Tyrone, GA 30290-1621
          USA
          Tel: (877) 707-4681
                 (770) 692-0988
          Fax: (770) 692-0989
          Email: info@luxurybrandsusa.com

    Sensa
          Tel: (310) 202-6000

    Sheaffer
          301 Avenue H.
          Fort Madison, IA 52627
          USA
          Tel: (800) FINE-PEN (346-3736)

    Signum Pens (http://www.empirepens.com)
          Empire Pens
          34 Waldorf Court
          Brooklyn, New York 11230
          USA
          Tel: 1-877-SIGNUM PENS (754-6867)
          Email: info@empirepens.com

    Stipula (http://www.luxurybrandsusa.com/)
          Stipula Americas Inc.
          1137 Senoia Road, Suite B
          Tyrone, GA 30290-1621
          USA
          Tel: (770) 692-0988
          Fax: (770) 692-0989
          Email: info@luxurybrandsusa.com

    S.T. Dupont
         See Dupont

    Tombow
          2000 Newpoint Place Pkwy.
          Suite 500
          Lawrenceville, GA 30043
          USA
          Tel: (800) 835-3232

    Versace
         Tel: (877) 485-9994

    Visconti
          Fine Writing
          1140 6th Ave., Suite 707
          New York, NY  10036
          USA
          Tel: (800) 847-2668 or (212) 575-7298
          Email: visconti@viscontiusa.com
          Some suggested that a good contact is Steve Weill (steve@viscontiusa.com)

    Waldman
          Waldman International, Inc.
          601 Brickell Key Dr., Suite 605
          Miami, FL 33131
          USA
          Tel: (800) 503 9484
          Fax: (305) 436 3792
          Email: info@waldmannpen.com

    Waterman
          2200 Foster Avenue
          Janesville, WI 53545
          USA
          Tel: (800) BEST-PEN (237-8736)
          Fax: (608) 755-7019

    Yafa (http://www.yafa.com)
          21306 Gault Street
          Canoga Park, CA  91303
          USA
          Tel: (818) 704-8888
          Fax: (818) 704-8112
          Order Line: (800) 274-9232
          Email: yafa@yafa.com

    Yard-O-Led (www.filofaxusa.com)
          Filofax Inc.
          372 Danbury Road
          Suite 171
          Wilton, CT 06851
          USA
          Tel: (800) 345-6798, Ext. 0

    Pen Information
    4Pens: http://www.4pens.com/main.shtml
    Excellent starting point to search the net.

    BenZab Diplomat and German Pens: http://www.mindspring.com/~benzab/
    Pictures and information

    Bill's Fountain Pen Page: http://www.billspens.com/
    Bill Acker's site.  Very useful.

    Bill's Pen Show Schedule: http://www.billspens.com/billsshows/billshow.htm
    For those looking for information on pen shows, this is an excellent page from Bill Acker's site.

    Classical Cats Fountain Pen Page: http://home.att.net/~pens/
    Information on several companies, pen show dates, quite a few links.  Also a link to the Northwest Pen Collectors club.

    eGroups.com Home: http://www.egroups.com/index.html
    A general forum for online discussions.  The link is to their index page, not to any particular pen discussion group.

    Fischier's Code-Key: http://www.ettnet.se/~boris/code/
    A useful reference thru the 'alphabet soup' of many pen abbreviations.

    Fountain Pen Collectors: http://www.iswt.com/pen/
    Info on books, shows, links to other online resources, bulletin boards for discussion and trading, more.

    Fountain Pen Ink Sampler: http://www.inksampler.com/
    Greg Clark's home page.  Well over 150 different ink samples drawn by hand, and information on sun fading and water resistance for many of them.

    Fountain Pen Repairs: http://www.swisherpens.com/repairs.html
    Chuck Swisher's repairs links

    Glenn Marcus' Pen Page: http://home.istar.ca/~gmarcus/review1.shtml
    Pen store directory, and extensive information on pens and inks

    iKonPen: http://www.ikonpen.com/
    online magazine and information source, includes discussion area iKonTalk

    Mabie Todd SWAN Pens: http://www.freeyellow.com:8080/members2/swanpens/
    Information stie for the vintage pens from Mabie Todd.

    ParkerPens: http://parkerpens.net
    The Web site says "This site is dedicated to the wonderful pens that the Parker Pen Company® has produced for over a century." It contains a lot of information about Parker pens with links to discussion groups, pens for sale, etc.

    Pelikan's Nest: http://members.magnet.at/pelikan/index.htm
    From a lover of these pens.

    Pen Manufacturer's Addresses: http://pw1.netcom.com/~danhle/address.html
    Another nice listing of manufacturers, along with other links.

    PenCentral: http://www.pencentral.com/index.htm
    In their own words: "PenCentral is a clearinghouse for information about fountain pens - rare collectible pens or garden variety favorites, gorgeous, artistic, vintage, modern, and every type of pen you can think of. "

    Penoply home page: http://www.rickconner.net/
    Pen descriptions and lots of other information

    Penoply: Pen glossary: http://www.io.com/~tyrbiter/glossary.html
    Fast links to glossaries are always useful.

    "Pens 101" Home Page!: http://members.aol.com/cfrizzle/home/index.html
    Information page designed to help FP newcomers

    Sheaffer's Corner: http://www.sheafferscorner.com/
    A wealth of information all about Sheaffer's pens.

    The Fountain Pen Page: http://pw1.netcom.com/~danhle/home.html
    Useful collection of information on a wide variety of topics.

    Vincent Fatica's Pens Page: http://barnyard.syr.edu/~vefatica/pens.html
    Extensive information on Parkers.

    Vintage Pens:  Glossary: http://www.vintagepens.com
    David Nishimura's site. In addition to pen sales, the site is loaded with information;  this is the glossary. One of the major sources of information.

    Welcome to PenLovers!: http://www.penlovers.com/
    Information and a bulletin board, they also offer new and vintage pens for sale.

    Werner Ruettenger's Pelikan Page: http://home.t-online.de/home/werner.ruettinger/index.htm
    Site in English and German providing extensive information on Pelikans


    Pen Clubs

    Pen Publications

     

    Pen Researchers and Writers

    L. Michael Fultz, Email: FultzPens@aol.com

    Prolific pen historian and writer who writes for Pen World magazine and PENnant, the magazine of the Pen Collectors of America.

     

     

    Pen Discussion Groups

    Pen Repairs
     
    Pen Dealers-US and Canada
     
    Pen Dealers - International

    Paper, Stationery & Accessories
    Canevaro Inchiostri: http://www.canevaro.com/
    Italian manufacturer of ink bottles.

    Collector's Display Case: http://pages.prodigy.com/display/index.htm
    Using soft plastics

    Crane Connection: http://www.crane.com/business/bp_sets/connection.html
    Direct ordering from the Crane paper mill.

    DLW Cyber Collector: http://store.yahoo.com/collectorshowcase/
    collector display showcases

    Envelope Express: http://www.envelopesexpress.com/
    A good selection of invitation and business envelopes

    Everyman's Journal: http://www.leevalley.com/wood/page.asp?SID=&page=32477&category=1%2C46096%2C46113
    A nice and FP-friendly journal at a very reasonable price.

    Exaclair - The Pleasure of Writing: http://www.exaclairinc.com/
    US Distributor's site for several French stationery manufacturers, including Lalo and Clairefontaine.

    Fountain Pen Display Case: http://www.mb3.net/display/founpen.htm
    Several styles of display/organizing cases

    Handcrafted journal array: http://www.paperculture.com/journal.htm

    Ink Blotter Web Page: http://www.inkblotter.com/

    Ink Palette: http://www.inkpalette.com/
    Excellent source of inks...bottled, cartridges, other types of refills.  A personal favorite.

    JAM Specialty Envelopes and Paper: http://www.jampaper.com/
    No online ordering, but extensive catalog for viewing.

    John Neal, Bookseller: http://www.johnnealbooks.com/
    Calligraphy oriented, but with fountain and dip pens and inks, paper, books, etc.

    Le Desktop: http://www.ledesktop.com/
    Paper, including non-wood-based

    Made in Firenze: http://www.madeinfirenze.it/papiro_e.htm
    Some very interesting papers.

    Mayfair Stationers: http://www.mayfairstationers.co.uk/
    Wide array of stationery and supplies including writing instruments.

    Michael Roger Press: http://www.mrogerpress.com/

    Neenah Paper: http://www.neenahpaper.com/
    manufacturer's site

    Nibs and nib units: http://www.ptyryan.force9.co.uk/penmuseum/nibs.htm
    UK site, many different lines of nibs.

    Paperpenalia: http://www.paperpenalia.com/
    Personalized pads

    Papyrus Home Page: http://www.papyrus-stores.com/
    Stationery store, has been recommended by several Zossers.  No online ordering, but does include a store locator.

    Peter's New Fountain Pen Nibs For Sale: http://www.angelfire.com/co2/nibs/

    Renaissance Art: http://www.renaissance-art.com/
    Hand-made journals and notebooks.

    The Pen Sac Company: http://www.pencentral.com/pensac.htm
    replacement sacs for virtually all pens that have them

    TOOLS: http://users.fairfieldi.com/~pentools/public_html/tools.htm
    Pen restoration tools.

    Vials and Vial Storage: http://www.emsdiasum.com/ems/preparation/vials.htm
    a chemical supply house...but hey, chemically neutral, so probably great for travel bottles