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The sale and restoration of quality old writing equipment from the period from 1600 to 1950. Fountain pens; dip pens; quills; pencils; cedars; porte crayons; inkwells, ink bottles, ink-stands; blotters; rulers; steel nibs; penners; baradelles; wafer seals; identity seals; postal scales; desk knives; quill knives; quills; quill machines; ephemera; books and parts.

Specialising in Vintage Pens and Writing Equipment

Our new website has been designed primarily to dispose of the collection we have accrued over the last 30 years and also provide a valuable resource for other collectors. We hope you will find it interesting, informative, and easy to navigate. Please don’t hesitate to send us your feedback about your experience of our website.

About The Vintage Pen & Pencil Gallery

Established in 1992,  as Marestin Ltd but changed to The Pen & Pencil Gallery in 1995, we are  committed to serving collectors of vintage pens and writing equipment. We always aim to encourage collectors’ enthusiasm, whether through selling rare and collectable items or offering notes and articles about vintage writing equipment. As well as providing advice and resources, we sell items to customers all over the world, including the UK, Europe, the USA, Japan, and South America. Get in touch today to speak with myself or be posted on to more informed colleagues.

Collectors’ Clubs

Here are links to websites of three collector clubs we should all support- other links are posted in the Notes section.

Interested in Vintage Pens?

As collectors of vintage pens and writing equipment, we have a wide range of items and expertise to share.

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