Vintage Pen Info


Vintage Pens Glossary Of Terms

CONDITIONS: You’ll find that most of our Vintage pens are Near Mint to Mint. This is not a coincidence – we try to find and sell the best vintage pens we can find. The following is our key to condition, and the abbreviations we use. M Mint No signs at all of use NM Near Mint Slightest signs of use EX Excellent Imprints good, writes well, looks great ExF Extra Fine One of the following: some brassing, some darkening, …

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Nib Flexibility Scale

There is no industry standard for characterizing the flexibility of fountain pen nibs. To help the users of our website we have developed the following 5 point flexibility scale. There are no definitive lines of demarcation where one grade stops and another takes over, but an amount of overlap, especially since there is so much difference in the “hand” of fountain pen users (the amount of force or pressure used during normal writing), even for …

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Privacy Policy

Miscellaneous Conditions Limited Warrantee & Return Privileges Privacy Policy Shipping Terms and Conditions MISCELLANEOUS Account Termination: If you abuse our website in any way, www.gopens.com can terminate your account. Blog: www.gopens.com reserves the right to reject any information you attempt to add to our blog. Errors in Product Listings: www.gopens.com reserves the right to cancel specific orders, at out sole discretion, if a product price or product description is incorrect. Order Cancellation: www.gopens.com reserves the right to cancel your …

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Vintage Pen Filling Systems

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Vintage Pen Repairs & Restoration

Vintage Pens Repair & Restoration Vintage Pen Appraisal   Vintage Pens Repair & Restoration With very rare exception, we no longer offer a pen repair service, other than for warrantee repairs for the pens we sell. Vintage Pens Repair Pricing A typical vintage pen repair includes disassembly, ultrasonic cleaning of component, rebuilding the filling system with new replaceable parts (i.e., bladder, diaphragm, seals, gaskets, etc.), reassembly, nib smoothing, polishing and testing.  The price varies from US $50.00  to …

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Thank you for your order.

    Thank you for your order! You will receive an individual email to confirm the availability of the item(s), discuss shipping, total costs and payment options. Since now-and-then a submission gets lost in cyberspace, if you do not receive an autoresponse within 10 minutes*, please contact us directly at garylehrer@aol.com

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