Special Offer on all our Skagen
watches - I now have a huge 40% off all Skagen wateches - while stocks last! In 1989,
Henrik and Charlotte Jorst came to the United States from their
native Denmark to follow a dream: that of owning and running
their own business, to introduce the Danish lifestyle and
philosophy into the lives of many. Skagen Designs was founded
by these two natives of Copenhagen on the principle that
beautifully designed high-quality objects can be created at
reasonable prices.The Skagen Denmark Collections reflect owners
Charlotte and Henrik Jorst's creative Danish spirit with clean,
elegant designs, skillful craftsmanship and technical
perfection. The Jorsts have a hand in designing each piece of
the Skagen Collection, from watches to jewelry to sunglasses.
See our Skagen range here.
Tombow Zoom 2000 or "Egg" rollerball pens are now less than
half price. The
Tombow Egg has ceased production, but fear not, as I have a
limited stock of these pens left that I am offering at less
than half the normal price.
See the Tombow Zoom 2000 "Egg" range here.
Special Offer on the
Sheaffer Sheaffer Intensity Fountain Pen and Ballpoint Sets.
stocks last, I have a special offer of £40.00 off the Sheaffer Intensity 9231 Cornflower Blue and 9230 Aquamarine Fountain pen and ballpoint sets. They are reduced from £99.90 to just £59.00! See
the entire Sheaffer Intensity range here.
Special Offer on the
Sheaffer Gift Collection 100 fountain pens and ballpoint & pencul sets.
stocks last, I have a special offer of 20% off the Sheaffer 100
Gift Collection. They are reduced from £32.95 to £27.00, and ballpoint & pencil sets from £33.00 to £19.20. See
the entire Sheaffer Gift collection range here.
Special Offer on the
Sheaffer Prelude 340 Brushed Chrome asnd Sheaffer Prelude 373 Gloss Black fountain pen and
ballpoints sets. Whilst
stocks last, I am giving away a free ballpoint with every
Sheaffer Prelude 340 and 373 fountain pen!
See the entire
Sheaffer Prelude range here.
Special Offer on Sheafer Gift Collection
300 Sets. I have
well over 40% off ballpoint and pencil sets in black,
irridescent blue, and irridescent red, and on the fountain pen
and ballpoint sets in black and irridescent
red. The Sheaffer Gift Collection 300 Fountain
Pen, Ballpoint and Pencil offer a sleek modern design, the
ideal accessory for the office, in your Day-Timer or with your
PDA. All finishes are available as a Ballpoint and Pencil Set
or as a Ballpoint; some are also available as a fountain pen
and ballpoint set. They all come packaged in a luxurious
Sheaffer Gift Box. Both the ballpoint and the pencil feature a
cigar-shaped profile that is balanced and comfortable to hold,
and offer a smooth twist-action mechanism. The ballpoint model
provides a firm, controlled writing experience, and includes a
Sheaffer ballpoint refill for extra-long write out, while the
0.7mm pencil features a protective tip to guard against lead
breakage. See the Sheaffer Gift Collection here.
If you are
interested in pens, or if you would like to try a pen
out before you buy it, please visit Andy's Pens
We are open from 09:00 to
16:00 Monday to Friday. The address is:
8 Tollgate Buildings
Kent TN9 1NX
If you need directions, please follow
this link to the Google
Maps page, where the shop's position is flagged. If
you are coming by car, there is free parking down Mill
Lane, which is the road which runs down the side of the
For more information please see my
"Andy's Pens - The Shop" page here.
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18th June, 2013: Conway Stewart yesterday announced five new colours in their Capulet range that replace the three old colours. The 2013 Montague and Capulet series from Conway Stewart celebrates the principal characters of Shakespeare’s eternal classic Romeo and Juliet, bringing a graceful and elegant slim design to life in the hand.
Based on the original sterling silver Babbage model, these pens features a construction of hand cast acrylic resin for the cap, the barrel and gripping section. The Capulet is available in five new vibrant finishes: Cardinal Red, Copper Bronze, Evergreen, Lavender and Sea Green, while the Montague is crafted in gleaming Classic Black finished with graceful guilloche style engraving.
These pens continue to take the Conway Stewart collection to a new level of everyday practicality, with their slim lines and perfectly balanced light weight, they fit superbly into today’s busy lifestyles. Practical to use for day planners or briefcases — the Montague and Capulet are a perfect accessory for every executive and aficionado of fine writing instruments.
While remaining comfortable in the hand, this new series is designed to take on a role as both functional and elegant. The fountain pen version is fitted with our large 18 carat solid gold nib in a choice of eight nib grades ranging from Extra Fine to Extra Broad, Italic Fine, Italic Medium, Italic Broad, and utilises the reliable, easy to use cartridge converter system. The Montague and Capulet II are also available as roller balls for those who prefer the ease of use without forsaking the graceful flow of liquid ink on paper.
The Montague is a slim and stylish model in deep Classic Black, covered cap and barrel with flowing lines of deeply etched guilloche style engraving. Reminiscent of the classic vintage designs of the 1920s, the Montague calls to mind elegant black tie functions and formal events, it is refined and understated.
The Capulet is brought to life through the choice of four bold energetic finishes all with shimmering shades of pearlescent to form a backdrop of swirling lines for each finish. Cardinal Red, Copper Bronze, Lavender and the popular Sea Green. The Evergreen associates with the colours of nature: bands of dark green, light green and cream. The greens have subtle specks of pearlescent which give the colours depth and harmonize with the brightly polished sterling silver trim.
The packaging for the new Conway Stewart Montague and Capulet series has been designed to house your writing instrument and to serve as a showcase pen stand for the desk. The display box is crafted of luxurious full grain leather in a rich black colour. Not only is this an elegant and stylish presentation to house and protect your gift, the top of the lid can be reversed to make an executive desk stand for display. As with all our Conway Stewart pens, every writing instrument is crafted in our workshops located in Plymouth, the Heart of Devon, England.
You can see more information on the Conway Stewart Montague and Capulet collection here.
14th June, 2013: More Omas models on the website today. I have listed all the Certified Editions on their own page. The Certified Editions are special limited editions of standard model pens. Currently, there is the Arte Italiana Noir pens (pictured), the Paragon Art Deco collection, the Lovely Lamboghini pens in black or white, which are based on the 360 model, and the Bologna Certified Edition made from sterling silver and resin, which
is a fountain pen/rollerball convertible - you get both fountain pen nib and rollerball point so you can choose which you'd like the pen to be at any one time.
You can see the full range of Omas Certified Editions here.
13th June, 2013: I have great pleasure in annoncing that Andy's Pens is now an authorised seller of Omas writing instruments. I have listed two models so far on the website - the iconic 360 collection and the newest model, the Bologna collection. I will be adding over the coming days (and possibly weeks) all the other models and finishes that are currently available. Meanwhile, if you are looking for an Omas pen that I have not yet listed
pelase let me know and I will see if I can get it for you. Omas pens, handcrafted in Bologna's workshop, have always been characterised by their timeless, elegant, essential design and strong personality. The skilful mix of design, handcrafting, the use of precious materials and innovation constitute the values around which each Omas pen is developed. An Omas fountain pen is the result of a multitude of delicate operations: from the research of new materials to the drawings of the first models, from technical
studies to the final product. Cotton resin, celluloid, wood, titanium, gold and silver are worked to produce high quality masterpieces destined for true connoisseurs and enthusiasts. It can take up to 365 days to produce the exceptional lightness, refined brilliance and surprisingly pleasant feel of a celluloid pen. Each collection is a real jewel of the highest level of craftsmanship, where creative and aesthetic abilities integrate naturally with technical and functional innovation. Each pen thus becomes
a unique and unrepeatable work of art, symbol of the Made in Italy style.
You can see the full range of Omas Writing Instruments here.
5th June, 2013: S. T. Dupont released the Mon Dupont lighters designed by Karl Lagerfeld last year. This year they have expanded the range to include a selection of writing instruments. Karl Lagerfeld, among the greatest of fashion designers, has long made valuable objects his passion, enjoying the unique know-how inherent in S. T. Dupont products from the beginning. A refined collector and admirer of our products, Karl Lagerfeld wished to combine his
talent with ours by creating his own collection entitled "Mon Dupont".
The inspiration for this sublime collection came from a perfume bottle shaped to resemble a fan.
Crafted entirely from metal, this collection is rendered even more magnificent by the combination of precious metals and Dupont lacquer, available in different colours.
The curved shape of the clip, engraved with the words "S. T. Dupont Paris", is graced with a red agate.
You can see the full range of S. T. Dupont Mon Dupont writing instruments here.
4th June, 2013: Introducing the new Conway Stewart Gatsby Limited Edition. During the classic era of the 1920s, a fine fountain pen was considered not just a luxury, but an everyday necessity. The best and most exclusive of these fountain pens were often adorned with precious metal overlays, ornate filigree, engraving, or even diamonds. They served as luxurious status symbols, notable even during a time replete with flamboyant displays of wealth and decadence.
The new Conway Stewart Gatsby draws upon this era to bring a dramatic new look to our enamel limited edition series.
Our goal with this design was to bring back the sense of style and bustling energy that epitomized the Art Deco era. Beginning with a time honoured flat top shape drawn from vintage pens of the golden age of fountain pens, we carefully crafted a shape and size that would balance in the widest range of hand sizes. Using an intricate interlocking design forming lines, rectangles, and squares on both the cap and barrel, the Gatsby is a classic embodiment of the bold new style that first came to life during the 1920s.
The choice of Hallmarked solid sterling silver for cap and barrel, polished to a gleaming lustre serves as a counterpart for the deep red and yellow colours chosen for the hand applied enamel work. The result is bold, stylish, and sure to draw comment whenever it is used!
The art of enamel to decorate precious metal has been a much loved European tradition for many centuries. It proved to be the perfect choice for bringing the delicate engraving design used on the Gatsby to vibrant life. Rich bright red accents gleam from among the vivid yellow background that covers cap and barrel. Through the translucent enamel the crisp deco design of the engraving comes to life, with each movement of the cap or barrel under the light revealing a new aspect of this stunning design.
Conway Stewart prides itself in its working relationship with the best of English craftsmanship. The artist for our precious metal enameled series is known for his creativity and design in jewellery, plaques and trophies. Robert Glover M.A. RCA, has been published in numerous industry titles and is the recipient of many notable awards and presentations. His works include major television awards, the famous and iconic Brit-Awards trophy for the UK music industry, exclusive corporate and military presentations.
Glover's previous commissions include presentation pieces for the chairman of Hyundai ship building company, HRH Princess Grace of Monaco, the Cunard Lines Flagship QE2, as well as Silverware for Royalty and Regimental silverware for the Parachute Regiment and the Brigade of Guards.
Our pens are hand crafted in Britain using only the finest materials. Over 233 individual steps are involved in the creation of one of our fine writing instruments. Our craftsmen pride themselves on the meticulous attention to detail from the selection of solid sterling silver rods, the application of enamel by hand, to the final hand polishing of each writing instrument. All of our precious metal writing instruments are engraved with the British hallmark, the world standard for .925 sterling silver or 18 carat
The hallmarked solid sterling silver construction of cap, barrel and front section of the Gatsby limited edition is set off with our popular 18 carat gold nib, accented with rhodium plating, available in a choice of eight nib grades allowing the ideal choice for your individual handwriting style. Ink is delivered via the reliable converter cartridge system.
The Gatsby is a substantial pen, crafted with an eye to providing not only a first rate appearance, but to also be comfortable and well balanced in the hand when in use. This makes the Gatsby as much a pleasure to write with as it is to look at: A perfect combination
You can see more information on the Conway Stewart Gatsby Limited Edition pen here.
4th June, 2013: S. T. Dupont have come up with a new finish for their Defi range. The Titanium Defi has a gun metal-finished metal frame with a titanium boxed and a palladium plated section. This pen, as with all other Dupont pens, is designed, manufactured, polished and assembled by hand in our workshops in Faverges. Each pen is unique and is identified by an individual number engraved on the edge of the clip. The engraving of the name S. T. Dupont
is deep, powerful and elegand with "D" in metal surrounded by black lacquer at the summit giving it the perfect finishing touch.
You can see the full range of S. T. Dupont Defi writing instruments here.
4th June, 2013: S. T. Dupont have just released a whole lot of new finishes in their Elysee range. What name could better evoke the qualities of this new writing range?
The elegance of the object, and the nobility of the materials, make it without a doubt a brand with incomparable writing performance. The body of the pen, in solid brass, takes shape in the hands of the craftsmen after 150 operations and 200 quality checks. All this is carried out in order to give its lucky owner the correct weight with a reassuring feel in the hand, “The Weight of Excellence”. The nib, in 14-carat gold, is hand-polished by real goldsmiths. The contemporary, innovative design of this pen is emphasised
by the precious “Dupont lacquer” used to form the body, in a manufacturing process unlike any other in the world.
But an S.T.Dupont pen can also be recognised by its details, and ELYSEE is no exception. The clean resonance of the mechanism echoes the famous “cling” of the famous S.T.Dupont lighter. The articulation of the clip, a unique concept, protects jacket and shirt pockets. There is no compromising on quality, since this single clip is able to stand up to 70,000 manoeuvres. The iconic “D” at the top of the cap serves as a discreet signature for this elegant jewel.
You can see all the new fisinshes in the S. T. Dupont Elysee range here.
30th May, 2013: I have another new batch of Mabledon Road Bears on my website. All Mabledon Road Bears are lovingly hand made and are all one-off creations.
You can see more details on the whole range of Mabledon Road Bears that I currently have available here.
30th May, 2013: New into the shop - Delta Classic Fountain Pen Ink. Delta ink is supplied in a 30ml bottle, and is available in six colours; black, blue, green, red, yellow and brown. It is an excellent quality ink with good rich coluors and is suitable for all fountain pens - vintage and modern. Although this ink is of the best Delta quality, it is surprisingly affordable at only £3.20 per bottle.
You can see more details on the Delta Classic Fountain Pen Ink here.
23rd May, 2013: Some new Kaweco Sport leather pen pouches have just arrived at the shop. These are in black leather with the Kaweco name stamped on one side. They are simple pouches designed to accept either one or two Sport pens or pencils, and are stylish and inexpensive accessories to your facourite Sport pens.
You can see more details on all the available Kaweco accessories here.
23rd May, 2013: I have just received stock of two new colours in the Kaweco Al-Sport and AC-Sport range. The Al-Sport series is a real survivor. Traditional design is combined with modern materials and surfaces. The Kaweco Al-Sport is made from solid aluminium. Each pen is polished, then given a silky smooth sheen. It has a good solid weight and a very tactile feel. The new Al-Sport colour is a lovely deep blue. The AC-Sport is a material mix of solid
aluminium with carbon fibre inlays. The most striking Kaweco SPORT ever made is a available as a fountain pen, ballpoint pen and push pencil with a 0.7mm lead, and now in the new Gold Champagne colour.
You can see more details on the whole of the Kaweco Sport range here.