Jump to content

The Fountain Pen Network uses (functional) cookies. Read the FPN Privacy Policy for more info.  To remove this message, please click here to accept the use of cookies


Top Store In Tokio For Sailor Peb

japan sailor

  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 oriolsierra


    Dipped Only

  • Member - Bronze

  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 02 November 2018 - 11:52


I am in Tokyo now and I am looking for a Sailor quality pen.
Do you know where is the best store in Tokyo to buy a Sailor pen?


Sponsored Content

#2 peerless1



  • FPN Super Moderators

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,700 posts

Posted 02 November 2018 - 12:33

There are a number.


Kingdom Note in Shinjuku should have quite a few.

Itoya on Ginza.

Maruzen. Both stores in central Tokyo.

And, more.


What are you looking for?


Formerly Ryojusen Pens
The oldest and largest buyer and seller of vintage Japanese pens in America.

Member: Pen Collectors of America & Fuente, THE Japanese Pen Collectors Club

#3 mongrelnomad



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,295 posts

Posted 02 November 2018 - 13:55

Itoya (Ginza) will have the largest selection; BunguBox (Aoyama) has some LEs available (I was there a few days ago); Kingdom Note (Shunjuku) has some usually. 

Too many pens; too little writing.

#4 hungrynerd



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPip
  • 67 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 02 November 2018 - 16:42

Takashimaya (go to the shimbashi/nihombashi main branch) and Mitsukoshi (Ginza) are department stores with nice stationary sections. You might find store exclusives.
My pen is smaller than yours.

#5 jandrese


    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 867 posts

Posted 04 November 2018 - 01:53

I was recently in Itoya (Ginza). They have a large Sailor selection including some pens I never knew existed and I've been around the block as it were.

#6 mke


    Read my lips: No more (pens/inks/paper)

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,701 posts
  • Location:Touchdown town in the north-east of Tokyo

Posted 04 November 2018 - 08:47

There is no best store for Sailor pens. Most big pen shops, especially Itoya, have all Sailors available - so you can try to find your suitable pen model.

But Sailor itself has a very limited number of colors - see here what they have:


Colored pens are usually order-made by Sailor for stationary shops or pen shops. But there is no overview which color and which model apart from those directly made by Sailor are available - and where.

You need to look around on the internet. Some are only available on Ebay shops, some have real online stores, some are not available for international trade, some exist only in US - it is a big mess.


But first choose a model you like and then check the internet for the color you like - you might have to wait until one comes out that you would like to absolutely have.


Good luck anyway.

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: japan, sailor

Sponsored Content