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#1 wlwilcox

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:26

So you wish to buy a new pen and some supplies. Where do you go online the mostfor the biggest selection? I only know of a few but would like to know more without spending too much time surfing.

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:37

I use gouletpens.com for nearly all of my ink purchases and a mix between Ebay(I love a good bargain) and a few actual e-tailers, for my pens.



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:53

I generally look at Jet Pens first for inks, paper, and some accessories, since they have free shipping inside the US if I'm ordering $25 worth.  If they don't have what I want, I look on Goulet's and Amazon.  I've got Amazon Prime, so again it's possible that there may be no extra charge for shipping.

 

For vintage pens, I check out eBay, Peyton Street Pens, and a couple of other places occasionally to see what I can find.  For new pens, not that I'm looking for any right now, Jet Pens, Amazon, Goulet's, Isellpens.com, and I have bought from Richard Binder's site for a couple of special modifications.

 

And I look through the classifieds here when I happen to think of it, but have not yet bought anything that way.


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#4 Aurko

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:55

Gouletpens.com, nibs.com, jetpens.com, fountainpenhospital.com, richardspens.com, peytonstreetpens.com are the ones that come to mind for me. 

Nibs.com and Richardspens.com have the added benefit of a nibmeister looking at the nibs before you receive them. 


Edited by Aurko, 17 December 2013 - 01:55.


#5 WayTooManyHobbies

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:56

My hit list is:

  1. Goulet Pens
  2. isellpens
  3. Andersonpens
  4. Jet Pens
  5. Richards Pens (but mostly to drool and order parts)


#6 Wheatflower

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:12

Goulet Pens is my #1 source for everything FP-related.  However, I have bought pens from isellpens and had great service from there as well.


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:21

Goulet

isellpens ( for the 3ml samples)

paperforfountainpens . com 

fisherofpens . com


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:23

 

My hit list is:

  1. Goulet Pens
  2. isellpens
  3. Andersonpens
  4. Jet Pens
  5. Richards Pens (but mostly to drool and order parts)

 

 

Same list for me...


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#9 JVera

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:26

GOULET + Engeika + JetPens cover 90%  of my needs.



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:45

Fountain Pen Hospital is at the top of my list -- especially 'The Back Room.' Nibs.com is a close second -- new arrivals and pre-owned pens attract my attention.
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#11 Opooh

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 03:13

For new pens, inks etc.: lacouronneducomte.nl
Vintage: penboard.de.

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 03:19

Nibs.com

is a daily stop

 

FPH is a surfing stop

 

and Ive bought a few from Bryant at chatterly

 

all excellent



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 03:49

Pens?

 

I spend way too much time at the Fiery Furnace Pen Mall of Satan.

 

 

Fleabay.  ;)

 

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 04:07

Jetpens and isellpens, mostly.  Also ipenstore and Pen Boutique.  All these have friendly owners/staff, great service, fast shipping, low prices and the best shipping deals (either free or very cheap).  Ipenstore and Pen Boutique offer nice sales to email subscribers.

 

I almost forgot Nibs.com, but that is more for window shopping and the occasional big splash.  And Anderson Pens, who are very nice, too.



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:15

Goulet is far and away my #1. Now that I think about it, all the other purchases are one-offs/occasional from other sellers. When we lived in NJ, I spent quite a bit of time and money at Paradise Pen in the Bridgewater mall. 



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:48

I have a love/hate relationship with eBay. I've done well with FPH and Fahrney's and Amazon. Also ipenstore.com: I can practically open my window after ordering from them, and the package arrives.



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 09:22

Mr Pen.co.uk for Italix pens.

Stationary Art for Pilot. (great prices)

Ebay for Esterbrook

isellpens

The Writing Desk and Bureau Direct for notebooks etc.

 

I try to avoid USA sellers whenever possible,because of Royal Mail/custom charges


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 10:27

nibs.com

richardspens.com

gouletpens.com

goldspot

peytonstreetpens.com

ThePENguin

and last but not least...

melpens.com

 

And there you have a fairly complete list of the websites I have been known to acquire my pens, papers, and inks from.



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 11:13

Goulet Pens is the first place I go for paper and ink.



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 19:08

About half of my pens are from eBay (I'm perfectly happy to buy pens that need repairs), most of my nicer journals are from Amazon (free shipping over $35) and my basic notebooks are usually from B&N.

For pens, I really like JStationery.com and isellpens.com (also had a good experience with hisnibs.com).

For inks, I usually wind up buying from Goulet Pens (biggest selection), but I've also bought stuff from Amazon.

Edited by WirsPlm, 17 December 2013 - 19:51.


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 19:31

For pens, my first stop is http://www.nibs.com, wonderful selection of drool-worthy pens and John Mottishaw's nibmeister skils.  For inks and paper, http://www.gouletpens.com, lots of neat toys and accessories there.  Then maybe http://pentime.com...


Edited by Baric, 17 December 2013 - 19:32.


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 20:07

Fountain Pen Hospital, 1st time, every time for pens.  I have been 100% satisfied with them.  Mr. Goulet for paper products.

 

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 20:22

Thanks for this forum topic. It's great info for a newb like me!


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 22:28

Gouletpens.com

Fahrneyspens.com



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 23:26

Hands down on ebay...I have purchased 98% of my collection from ebay


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 23:47

Novelli, Pen Gallery & Giardini for pens.I've just got my first delivery from the Goulets and that was as good as I expected based on what I've read here. I may buy more from Goulets but USPS make it hard by gouging for postage. Cult Pens are very good as well

 

And Justwrite in Brisvegas for inks.



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Posted 18 December 2013 - 00:05

I buy most of my repair supplies from Pendemonium. I've also bought some Sheaffer inks from them too.

 

They are a great place to find unique desk items (no affiliation).


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Posted 18 December 2013 - 00:10

For inks I go most often to Goulet Pens.  I have also had very good experiences with isellpens.com, and both of them sell supplies and a variety of pens.

 

For more expensive pens I've really liked Richard Binder, and my one experience with nibs.com (a Nakaya) was excellent; I would buy from either again.



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Posted 18 December 2013 - 00:12

 Cult Pens are very good as well

 

+ 1 for Cult Pens, best customer service I have ever received from an internet shop.



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Posted 18 December 2013 - 00:16

Goulet pens for my ink, ebay and here for pens