Webster Co. Ltd. Diamine Ink Works, Liverpool

August 6, 2017 Leave a comment
Webster Co. Ltd. Diamine ink bottle.

Webster Co. Ltd. Diamine Ink

A large salt glazed stoneware bottle of Webter’s Co. Ltd. Diamine Writing Fluid arrived at Penbox this week, nearly 100 years after it was originally retailed in c. 1920, and still containing most of its blue-black ink. View our vintage ink bottles department for more details.

Namiki Pens

June 7, 2017 Leave a comment
Namiki pens from Pilot Namiki.

Namiki Pens

Engraving, lacquering, decorating, sprinkling, polishing, burnishing and Maki-e are some of the various techniques employed to produce Namiki pens. At Penbox we now have on display pens from the Emperor, Yukari, Chinkin, Nippon Art and Urushi pen collections from Namiki.

Sailor Pens

May 16, 2017 Leave a comment
Sailor pens.

Sailor Pens

Penbox are pleased to now have some Sailor pens on show in the shop. Pride of place at the centre of the Sailor Pen display is the gargantuan King of Pens from Sailor in ebonite. We have also recently take delivery of a few of the 1911 Sailor Naginata-togi fountain pens, but have now been informed that Sailor are not taking additional orders for the Naginata-togi nib fountain pens until they have cleared their current back orders. The King of Pens can be supplied with a choice of medium of broad 21k nibs.

Graf von Faber Castell Heritage Fountain Pen

March 20, 2017 Leave a comment
Limited edition Graf von Faber Castell Heritage fountain pen.

Graf von Faber Castell Heritage

If you are looking for a special present for someone, the limited edition Graf von Faber Castell Heritage fountain pen may be the gift idea that you have been looking for. This is a limited edition of 1898 individually numbered pens produced in a combination of solid silver and lacquer in a choice of two finishes. The “Alexander” in green and the “Ottilie” in violet. See what inspired the Graf von Faber Castell Heritage.

Visconti Homo Sapiens Dark Age Fountain Pen

February 8, 2017 Leave a comment
Visconti Homo Sapiens Dark Age.

Visconti Homo Sapiens Dark Age

Penbox.com are pleased to now be stocking the Visconti Homo Sapiens Dark Age fountain pens in oversize. The Dark Age follows the original Homo Sapiens Bronze which was first introduced in 2010, which itself was followed in 2013 by the Steel Age. Now with dark PVD treated metal trims the Homo Sapiens Dark Age offers a third finish. See the varying finishes at Penbox online or in store.

Waterman Elegance Nibs

December 30, 2016 Leave a comment
Replacement Waterman Elegance nibs.

Waterman Elegance Nibs

Waterman Elegance nibs are supplied as a complete front end, as imaged above, and customers can choose from an option of extra fine, fine, medium or broad nib grades. The 18k gold two tone nibs are housed in silver or gold plated sections dependent on the finish of the fountain pen, with rhodium highlights, and decorative engraving. We also sell the fountain pens in the pen shop and online.

Montegrappa Mosaico

November 9, 2016 Leave a comment
Montegrappa Mosaico pens.

Montegrappa Mosaico

Mosaics have a long history of use as decoration on walls, floors, ceilings and artworks by ancient civilizations. And now, Montegrappa, the oldest Italian pen manufacturer, have been inspired by the tradition of the mosaic for decorative effect with their new range of Montegrappa Mosaico pens.

Since 1912 Montegrappa have been manufacturing prestige pens and Penbox are pleased to be an authorised Montegrappa retailer.