Last minute gift givers want to know their specially chosen gift will arrive on time. Any pens you place into your shopping cart and purchase, are here and ready to ship. ‘Instock’ indicates your selection is reserved for your order once you check out.
Our 5280 and Paradise Pen collections have been some of our best sellers for fall 2017. We’ve stocked up and are ready to ship any size order. These pens are quality built and handsomely designed. In fact, designed here in Denver, Colorado. The leather goods are top-shelf; designed after decades of sales experience.
American Pen Company Twist-Top Ballpoints make a thoughtful gift for those interested in MADE in USA products. Take a look at this up and coming American made brand.
Find our instock items by choosing the ‘mode’ of the pen you have in mind. Let’s say you are looking just for a ballpoint pen. At the top of our homepage choose, ‘Pen Type’ and select ballpoint. You’ll see every ballpoint we offer. You can quickly drill down by price, color, brand, etc. Do the same for rollerballs and fountain pens.
If you have a pen in mind that shows as out of stock – give us a call and we’ll exceed your gift-giving needs.
We’re instock and shipping today all 5280, Paradise Pen and American Pen Company items. We’ve got a great stock of Waterman, Parker, Lamy and more.
When we sought to create our Independence collection we benchmarked the world’s highest rated brands as well as our personal favorites. The Independence Twist-Top ballpoint exceeds our target qualities even when compared to pens as high as $450. We proudly stand behind our Made in the U.S.A. products and invite you to compare our quality too. We think you will be very proud of your ‘hometown’ pen company. We feel so confident that you’ll love our instruments we offer a money back guarantee.
We’d love for you to take our challenge and give these Twist-Top ballpoints from American Pen Company a ‘spin’. We’ve been selling these since 2016; our customers love the quality. APC pens are hand-crafted in America with suppliers in eight different states. We’re proud of this American made product. Feel the pride yourself and save $50 in the process.
$195 $145 Specify Black Chrome, Gold or Chrome Save $50 while supplies last
No matter if you are dressed in a tux, floor-length gown or business attire, the new 5280 Opera series is a stunning and useful accessory. We are so proud to expand our selection from this hometown company, 5280. Beautifully etched and plated, the 5280 Opera collection features gunmetal, rose gold and silver bodies which are...read more
The range of finishes and trims on the 5280 Majestic collection is amazing and quite novel. Take the PVD gunmetal ceramic coated 5280 Majestic Pinstripe. Created in honor of Adolph Coors, the "cold mountain brewing giant", and the ceramic business that kept him afloat during prohibition. Popular purple and blue colors have semi-transparent lacquer over a subtle herringbone...read more
Paradise Pen Burlwood Pen Chest
5-Pen $195 10-Pen $240
Too often pen chests are made to accommodate only the thinnest of writing instruments. Not so with these Paradise Pen luxury cases. Generously sized in both length and width, these elegant pieces of mini furniture can be proudly displayed on a desk or discretely hold pens in a dressing area. Select from five or ten pen models, in classic burl wood or a modern carbon fiber look. A perfect home for a building collection.
Paradise Pen Carbon Pen Chest
5-Pen $190 10-Pen $210
Whether you opt for the traditional black and silver or black and gold 5280 Ambassador ballpoint pen, or the new blue and silver or burgundy and rose gold, you will be holding a timeless classic design. A simple twist deploys the point. Order plenty of Parker-style refills, available in three point sizes, three...read more
Here in Rockies, we're forced to take a few more breaths than in other locales. But no matter where you are, you will breathe easy and write smoothly with the 5280 Aspen fountain pen, rollerball or ballpoint. Select from a dark carbon fiber with stainless steel brushed trim, a solid matte black with matching trim or a luxurious pearly and...read more
Whether you have made an extraordinary purchase of one special pen or an entire collection, your precious writing instruments deserve the protection of these luxurious leather cases. One, two or three-pen flap closure cases are perfect security when you are out and about. The amazing pen rolls hold entire pen collections in soft security, taking up little space in a desk drawer or luggage.
As a young child, I listened to many adult conversations about "this new Ebonite". My father showed off his latest Kaywoodie smoking pipe with its shiny ebonite stem. The 5280 Ebonite collection is crafted from this "miracle" material, so my Dad would say. Hand-polishing creates the exquisite finish on both fountain pens and rollerballs in burgundy/black or a distinctive blue/black model. Step into the past with one of these Ebonite 5280 Denver-designed, fine writers.
Grab your Padrino multi-pen and you have all your options with you, two different ballpoint colors and a .5mm pencil point. Your pen arrives with black and red ink. A quick twist of the top deploys the desired point. A quick click of the top deploys more lead when that point is selected. The stylish body comes in brushed silver, shiny blue or stealthy all matte black. Built tough to take on the more arduous journeys in life. Multi-Pen $30
Here’s a complete kit for your favorite pen friend, make that ‘fine writing’ friend. From desktop to the cabin and everywhere in between, your collector will always have his favorites securely and safely packed. To start the collection, you can choose the 5280 Opera, one of our best selling pens in either burgundy or green marble. Opera is known for its elegance, nice mid-level weight and overall good balance.
For storage at home we have the 10 Pen Burlwood Chest; a quality crafted piece of mini furniture. A quick jaunt to the cabin only requires a handy 3 Pen Leather Case. Sunday cards with friends will be covered with the 5 Pen Leather Roll. The 5280 Opera fountain pen comes in fine or medium. The nib is made by a respected German maker in stainless steel. It includes a converter.
Add a few of these new Padrino Pixies to your cart. It's a great last- minute gift with a personal touch. Choose from Paw Prints, Musical Notes or Dots in Purple, Pink, Green or Blue. These fun Pixies are banded in rhinestones for that extra bling we all need on a keychain. Incredibly handy to jot a quick note.
$60 value for $39
We’ve had requests for years for small, handy notebooks. We’ve seen them all and then we saw these. Metallic covers are clipped into place with the pen which is included; an ingenious device of convenience. Pull the pen and the spring-loaded cover exposes the notepad. Finish your note, insert the pen, and the cover is locked.
The mini notepad is 4” x 2.25” which is almost shirt pocket-sized; very convenient. The large Night Notepad measures 5.5” x 3.25”. The large notepad includes a ballpoint pen which lights up to illuminate your writing surface.
Mini notepad $17 • Large night notepad $24
Does your workplace only spring for generic ballpoint pens, available in bulk? You are okay with the way they write, but would like to step-up appearances. These new Sherpa™ ballpoint pen ‘covers’ will do the trick. Black and chrome models even feature a stylus on top. Or you can opt for black, chrome, red or blue without the stylus. You know how often your pen is “coveted”, so add an engraving be sure this beautiful Sherpa ballpoint is returned to you.
In the 1940s, many families were faced with shipping holiday gifts overseas for brave friends and family serving in the armed services. Many Parker ads prompted Parker pen gifting. It was an excellent choice back then, as it still is today. The totally redesigned IM Core collection is a great gift -- the multiple color and trim options, all of which engrave beautifully.
Create your own poetry with a Sonnet from Parker. Multiple layers of rich red, blue or black lacquer coat this long-lived, balanced design. Black Sonnets are offered in matte powder-coating or glossy lacquer. Feelings will flow from the heart and the steel nib on your fountain pen. The capped Sonnet rollerball lays down consistent lines with a fine or medium point refill and the twist-top Sonnet ballpoint has infinite options to make it write just like you love.
The Waterman Expert collection has evolved and grown over these last two decades. Subtle changes include small flourishes and large finishes. Handsome lacquer covers Expert fountain pens, rollerballs and ballpoints in classic black with either palladium or gold trim. Fountain pens feature a medium point, steel nib with pronounced Waterman markings. Refill your Expert fountain pen with Waterman ink cartridges in a vast array of colors or order a Waterman converter to load your own distinctive bottled ink. If your lifestyle better fits a Waterman Expert rollerball or twist ballpoint, ink is easily replaced with reliable Waterman refills.
The Lamy Aion attains a completely new level of quality in this popular price point. Each element of its seamless aluminum body infers a uniquely harmonious appearance. The body and cap feature an attractive brushed finish which contrasts the Aion’s matte finished grip and its glossy nib and polished clip. The pen’s cap is complemented by its spring - loaded clip with the Lamy logo embossed on the side. The range’s fountain pen has a stainless steel nib with a new contour – an expressive element which blends in perfectly with the overall concept of the Aion, designed by Jasper Morrison. The Aion is also available as a ballpoint pen and rollerball pen.
(Jasper Morrison is one of the most successful industrial designers of the past several decades. Through his work, he strives to exemplify structurally unobtrusive, functional and responsible design.)
Turn heads with your next art project with the Sheaffer Calligraphy Maxi Kit. It comes with pink, teal, and lime fountain pens with three nibs (fine, medium, and broad), and 20 assorted ink cartridges (two each of red, green, purple, and turquoise, and three each of brown, blue, black, and blue/black). It also includes a tracing pad and an instruction booklet to get you started if you’re new to calligraphy. This set ensures creativity for all sorts of craft projects like scrapbooking, journaling, designing cards or bridal invitations, and more.
Obviously so. Take a look at this liquid ink mini ballpoint from American Pen Company. The Minimalist is engineered to withstand even the toughest treatment; it's made from solid aircraft aluminum. The minimalistic design falls straight to your hand, is well-balanced and eager to jot a quick note. Don't miss the 'minimalistic' ball bearings; they keep your trusty pen from rolling away! Choose from 11 different liquid ink refills, some of which come in broad (our favorite).
Sometimes when life gets loud you need to step back and collect your thoughts. By removing yourself from the noise, you gain a fresh perspective that leads to better decisions. Whether you actually practice yoga, exercise mindfulness or write in a journal, these new Tornado ballpoint pens remind you to take a DEEP BREATH and be in the moment. Choose from the Bamboo Hamsa or the colorful Chakra Tornado with glow in the dark barrel.
Both pens come packaged in a matching tube. For every sale, Retro makes a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation to save 250 square feet of rainforest. To date, over 6.25 million square feet (108 football fields) of rainforest has been saved through the Tornado Rescue program.
Retro 1951 acknowledges the desire for a smaller diameter pen with the Slim Tornado collection. In four finishes: Blue Electron, Moonstone, Lavender or Aquamarine. This trim Tornado holds any Parker-style refill in GEL, Standard and Liquid ink in three point sizes and a wealth of colors. The Blue Electron has acid etching for added design that feels AND looks pretty darn good. The beloved Retro packaging tube is also slimmed down, but still serves as a great pen stand.
The Retro 1951 Metalsmith collection keeps evolving, just like the good old USA. Now expanded with Liberty and Cursive added to the Betsy Flag, Roosevelt Herringbone and Lincoln copper finishes. Order an ample supply of your favorites because designs in this collection come and go quite quickly. Conversely, the refills will always be available, either the original capless rollerball or opt for your favorite Parker-style refill. Tornados can handle them both.
Retro 1951 fountain pens are a great way to dive into the pleasures of fountain pen writing. The Black Cherry finish is elegant, with a deep burgundy color and bright chrome trim. The Peacock and Orange are stunning. The Lincoln copper is classic.
This varied collection is an unmatched value. All are equipped with a German stainless steel, medium nib with Retro flourishes. Refill with converter or cartridges. Dive in yourself or order one for a budding writer. Or both.
Retro 1951 Tornado Fountain Pen $55
We’ve assembled a grand array from pen chests, leather goods and of course fine pens. We’ve created these offerings to maximize the savings we can offer. Considered in total, these gifts represent some tremendous values. We often feature our Colorado Pen fountain pen inks which we feel are of exceptional quality.
If you see a Gift Package and would like to make a small substitution, give us a call and we’ll be glad to accommodate your individual desires.
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Best friends will spring to mind immediately when you look at the Montegrappa Copper Mule collection. A once in a lifetime opportunity to show your very best friends how much they mean to you. This special edition was lightheartedly created by Montegrappa in all copper: The Mule mug and the Fortuna fountain pen, rollerball or ballpoint. Rugged silver-colored trim on the grip, center band and clip are a hearty accent to the warm copper barrel and cap. Your set arrives in an elegant gift box. A fitting way to show your appreciation for that Moscow Mule fan in your life.
Fountain Pen includes: 1 Copper Mule Mug - Two bottles Colorado Pen 30ml ink or two packs of ink cartridges
Rollerball includes: 1 Copper Mule Mug - Two refills
Ballpoint includes: 1 Copper Mule Mug - Two refills
The sleek Aurora Ipsilon has been with Colorado Pen since our beginning. There is a good reason – it is a consistent best seller, year after year. Since 1930, Aurora has made subtle changes to the Ipsilon, offering new finishes and trim packages. But the basic design has remained the same. Recently, Aurora added a forest green model to complement the red, yellow and black and chrome fountain pens, rollerballs and ballpoints. The ballpoint is a rare 'one finger' push down for deployment and can be filled with any Parker-Style refill in more than ten colors and several ink choices. Fountain pens feature a steel nib plated with either gold or silver to match the pen's trim.
Our Buyer is amazing when it comes to finding wonderful values for our customers. This time she has managed to round up these Monteverde Icona fountain pens at this remarkable price. Directly from the artisans in Italy, they are simple, they are functional, and they are beautiful. The fountain pen nibs are iridium with a medium point. This is a great opportunity for business or holiday gift giving.
Your daily workhorse, your Sharpie®, deserves the personalized protection of a Sherpa™. While this Sherpa may seem more urbane than Himalayan origins, it provides the same security as a summit guide. Your Sherpa cover arrives with a black Sharpie. After that, resupplying is up to you. If you prefer using a uni-ball®, that will fit too! - $35
Customers clamor for pen accessories and Retro 1951 always responds with creative and affordable options. Spark comments and smiles when you rest your pen in this “Hand”some accessory. It’s so funny, we can’t stop laughing. More seriously though, if you are a Retro 1951 collector, and there are a lot of you out there, you cannot pass up the new Bamboo 16-pen Display.
The free flow of ink onto the page is most rewarding to us fountain pen writers. This is the foundation behind the Ink Pen. The Schmidt Ink Ball is a marvel of technology. Simply insert a standard international cartridge and you’re set to go. Even better, choose any ink in your stock and fill a converter. Having a handy roller ball pen with any liquid ink you wish is a treat you really need to enjoy. Plus, Ink Ball will happily exist without its cap for hours; no clogging and instant start-up is assured.
When American Pen Company introduced the Independence in a fountain pen and rolling point, they also engineered it to accept Schmidt’s ingenious Ink Ball technology. Imagine being able to use pure liquid ink. Even better, you can choose among the 31 vibrant colors we offer. Or, use the converter and dip into your own personal favorite inks. The American Pen Company Ink Ball takes any common international size cartridge.
Durable protection for one of your favorite writing instruments. Made in the USA from quality cowhide to our exact specifications. The sheath will mold to the shape of your pen within days. Toss this in your pocket, not a naked pen!
Many of our customers have been calling, emailing and getting to know our staff for honestly decades. Collectively, we have hundreds of years of writing instrument experience on staff. All of our staff is accessible to our customers. Because we want to be in touch. Our General Manager/Buyer, Cheryl, (20 years with the company) takes consumer calls five days a week (She’d add, “pretty many Saturday’s too…”) because she loves the firsthand interaction with our customers. Or, you could get our IT Guy, Paul, (Also 20 years.). Besides developing our entire IT infrastructure, maintaining a world-class website and shooting all of our images, Paul takes consumer email and calls every day. Joe, runs our outbound consumer shipping department, inventory control and manages all of our custom laser engraving. You guessed it; 20 years strong. Joe just happens to be our on-staff refill encyclopedia. If you need a refill for that pen you got 15 years ago in a Hong Kong hotel room, Joe’s your guy. (It’s a Parker Style ballpoint by the way.) I could go on.
We are a group of professionals who provide the best user experience when it comes to selecting a fine writing instrument on the web. We’re dedicated to extraordinary customer service when you need it. That means being available every day to answer any question you may have via email or phone. It means we ship every order same day if the product is in stock (Which means 92% of the time it ships same-day.) And on your behalf, we reach out to brands around the world and establish professional working relationships to bring what we feel are the finest products directly to our customers. Our staff works very hard to curate what we strongly feel are best in class products. We do all of this to be your go-to resource for all that is fine writing.