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Where Online Do You Visit The Most When Looking For Pens And Supplies?

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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.

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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)

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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.

Fountain Pens: Still cheaper than playing Warhammer 40K

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:21


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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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


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



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



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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


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







and last but not least...



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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