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Welcome to The Fountain Pen Recycler

your full service writing instrument sales and repair store. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota in the suburb of Crystal. Our store is located at 7000 57th Ave. North, Suite 103 in the Crystal Square Office Building. This is also the location of our other company Crystal Coin & Collectilbes, LLC, a full service rare coin and collectibles store and the parent company of The Fountain Pen Recycler. This address is just one block north of Bass Lake Road and one block west of Broadway - the main intersection in Crystal. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 2PM CST until 7PM CST and by appointment only on Saturdays. You can also find a great selection of our writing instruments and other small antiques and collectibles at Antiques on Main in Anoka, MN, one of the finest antique malls in all of the Twin Cities. You can reach Antiques on Main for directions and hours of operation at 612-323-3990 or toll free at 1-888-323-2330. A visit to the Fountain Pen Recycler is like stepping back into time. Our spacious retail store contains a vast collection of vintage writing instruments, posters, display cases, desk sets, ink bottles - just about everything we could collect regarding the subject over 26 years of avid searching. If you love pens, you are going to love visiting our store!

We Buy PENS!!! We can do CONSIGNMENTS, and We give FREE ESTIMATES when you visit us at our store!!

7000 57th ave. N Crystal, MN 55428

One block west of West Broadway and one block north of Bass Lake Rd. in downtown Crystal MN
If you are unfamilar with Crystal, Please call for directions we are glad to help!
(763)-535-1599

NEW PENS ADDED WEEKLY!!!

Featured Products
WIRT TAPER CAP FILIGREE WITH BOX AND PAPERS
WIRT TAPER CAP FILIGREE WITH BOX AND PAPERS

If you are looking for the ultimate beauty, rarity, condition, and packaging in a fountain pen - here it is!  This is a Wirt taper cap with full filigree to the cap and barrel.  Incredible beauty - one of the most spectacular pens ever made.  This pen is in immaculate condition with 100% black hard rubber and no brassing.  Superb inscription on panel adds to the desireablility of this pen.  The pen comes in it's original early Wirt slide open box with original Wirt insert paper.  Correct Wirt feed and nib.  Cap fits perfectly.  Pen is near mint to mint.  There is no improving the quality and beauty that you have in this pen. 

Price: $1,095.00
PARKER NO.14 BABY TURBAN TOP
PARKER NO.14 BABY TURBAN TOP
THIS IS A GORGEOUS STERLIN SILVER FILIGREE PARKER 14 BABY TURBAN TOP.  THIS PEN IS A PIECE OF JEWELRY.  VERY RARE IN STERLING SILVER, THIS PEN IS NORMALLY FOUND IN GOLD FILLED AND MARKED AS A 15.  THE PEN SHOWS SOME LIGHT WEAR TO THE FILIGREE BUT NOTHING MAJOR. IMPRINTS ARE BOLD AND HARD RUBBER COLOR IS 97%.  PEN HAS DESIREABLE "HOUR GLASS" SECTION WITH CORRECT FINE POINT LUCKY CURVE NIB.  
Price: $795.00
PARKER 51 STERLING SILVER FILIGREE CUSTOM
PARKER 51 STERLING SILVER FILIGREE CUSTOM

HERE IS A MAGNIFICENT CUSTOM MADE PARKER 51 WITH A FULL STERLING SILVER WITH GOLD APPLIQUES OVERLAY.  THIS BEAUTIUFL HIGH RELIEF OVERLAY HAS INCREDIBLE DETAIL AND IS A STUNNING WRITING INSTRUMENT TO BEHOLD.  FITTED WITH A GENUINE PARKER AEROMETRIC FILLING UNIT, HOOD, FEED AND NIB.  THE NIB IS A MEDIUM POINT.  THE FIT AND FINISH ON THIS CUTOM 51 IS PERFECT.  READY TO GRACE YOUR POCKET OR YOUR DESK!

Price: $475.00
MONTBLANC 146 DOUE
MONTBLANC 146 DOUE
THIS IS A MONTBLANC 146 FOUNTAIN PEN DUOE IN BLACK WITH GOLD PLATED LINED CAP.  I SENT THIS MONTBLANC IN TO MONTBLANC SERVICE FOR A REHAB.  THEY REPLACED THE ENTIRE PEN EXCEPT FOR THE CAP SHELL AND NIB.  MINT NEW, NEVER INKED BARREL, FEED, ETC. AND NEW CAP CLIP AND TOP DOME.  THERE IS SOME WEAR AND A FEW LIGHT MARKS ON THE CAP RIM BUT NOTHING DETRACTING OR SERIOUS.  THIS IS AN EXPENSIVE PEN THAT YOU CAN SAVE A BUNDLE ON.  THE CAP APPEARS TO BE GOLD PLATED SILVER BUT NOT MARKED OTHER THAN CLIP SAYS "METAL2".  PLATING IS PERFECT EXCEPT AS MENTIONED AT CAP RIM.  PEN HAS A MEDIUM (WIDE FINE POINT?) NIB THAT IS SOMEWHAT FLEXIBLE AND IS PISTON FILLED.

 

Price: $495.00
A. A. WATERMAN #5 TWIST FILLER
A. A. WATERMAN #5 TWIST FILLER

THIS IS A VERY DESIREABLE LARGE SIZE #5 A. A. WATERMAN TWIST SAC FILLER.  THIS WONDERFUL PEN HAS A WIDE HIGH RELIEF GOLD FILLED CAP BAND AND BOLD CHASEING AND IMPRINT.  LARGE #5 A. A. WATERMAN FP/MP? FLEXIBLE NIB.  FILLING UNIT HAS BEEN RESTORED WITH A NEW INK SAC.  THESE PENS FILLED BY TWISTING A KNOB AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PEN WHICH IN TURN TWISTED A LONG SAC.  WHEN THE KNOB IS RELEASED THE SAC UN-TWISTS AND AS IT DOES IT CREATES A SUCTION OF THE INK.  A SIMPLE AND EFFICIENT FILLING SYSTEM.  COLOR ON THIS PEN IS 90%.  THERE IS A REPAIRED CRACK IN THE CAP LIP (SEE CLOSEUP PHOTO) IT IS SOLID AND UNAFFECTED BY THE POSTING OF THE CAP.

Price: $195.00
MONTBLANC FRIEDRICH SCHILLER LIMITED EDITION BALLPOINT
MONTBLANC FRIEDRICH SCHILLER LIMITED EDITION BALLPOINT
THIS IS THE FABULOUS MONTBLANC LIMITED EDITION WRITERS SERIES FRIEDRICH SCHILLER BALL POINT PEN.  PEN IS IN LIKE NEW CONDITION BUT THERE IS NO BOX.  WOULD MAKE A GREAT USER BALL POINT.
Price: $550.00
EAGLE FLASH PULL FILLER
EAGLE FLASH PULL FILLER

THIS IS A VERY RARE AND DESIREABLE EAGLE FLASH WITH A UNIQUE PULL FILL SYSTEM.  YOU WOULD PULL ON THE LARGE KNOB AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BARREL WHICH WOULD IN TURN OPERATE A PRESSURE BAR INSIDE THE PEN THAT WOULD DEPRESS THE INK SAC.  THIS PEN IS IN PERFECT WORKING ORDER AND HAS A NEW INK SAC. THIS FILLING SYSTEM WAS ACTUALLDY ONE OF THE BEST WORKING SYSTEMS EVER INVENTED IN MY OPINION.  THIS PEN IS IN LIKE NEW CONDITION WITH 100% HARD RUBBER COLOR AND BOLD IMPRINTS.  THE PEN IS FITTED WITH A FLEXIBLE FINE POINT 14KT NIB AND ALSO HAS A VERY NICE GOLD PLATED KLYMAX SLIP ON CLIP. 

Price: $175.00
SWAN 5573 #6 EYEDROPPER RARE!
SWAN 5573 #6 EYEDROPPER RARE!

THIS IS AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SWAN 5573 #6 SIZE EYDROPPER FILL FOUNTAIN PEN WITH RARE OVER/UNDER FEED WITH THE OVER FEED BEING A RARE CHANNEL FEED.  THE FEED FEATURES A LONG TWISTED WIRE FEED.  NIB IS A LARGE 6 SIZE SWAN 14KT GOLD NIB.  THE PEN HAS AN INTERESTING LARGE WIDELY SPACED CHASEING PATTERN.  IT HAS 100% HARD RUBBER COLOR AND APPEARS AS NEAR MINT!  JUST AN EXCEPTIONAL PEN IN EVERY WAY.  ONE OF THE LARGER EYEDROPPER FILL PENS EVER MADE BY SWAN AND THE FEED SYSTEM IS ONE OF THE RAREST AND MOST DESIREABLE OF ANY EYEDROPPER PEN.

Price: $375.00
ONOTO WITH MULTIPLE BANDS
ONOTO WITH MULTIPLE BANDS

THIS IS A WONDER FULL EARLY ONOTO PUMP FILL FOUNTAIN PEN IN BLACK CHASED HARD RUBBER.  THIS PEN HAS MUTLIPLE GOLD FILLED BANDS ON THE CAP AND BARREL AS WELL AS A GOLD FILLED TOP DOME ON THE CAP.  SUPERB CORRECT AND MATCHING SLIP-ON GOLD FILLED CLIP.  EXCEPTIONAL FLEXIBLE MEDIUM POINT DELARUE ONOTO NIB.  HARD RUBBER COLOR IS ABOUT 80% WITH THE CAP SHOWING SOME AGEING.  CHASEING OVERALL IS VERY GOOD AND IMPRINTS ARE GOOD.  NEW GASKETS.  THERE IS A TIGHTLY CLOSED HAIRLINE IN THE CAP LIP HELD FAST BY TWO BANDS.    RARE MODEL OF THIS PEN.   

Price: $210.00
UNKNOWN MAKER OCATGONAL MOTTLED HARD RUBBER FOUNTAIN PEN
UNKNOWN MAKER OCATGONAL MOTTLED HARD RUBBER FOUNTAIN PEN
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL OCTAGONAL RED AND BLACK MOTTLED HARD RUBBER FOUNTAIN PEN.  THE PEN IS IN LIKE NEW CONDITION AND IS CARTRIDGE FILL.  NICE 14KT MEDIUM POINT NIB.   
Price: $165.00
MOORE SAFETY FULL STERLING SILVER HEATH OVERLAY WITH BOX
MOORE SAFETY FULL STERLING SILVER HEATH OVERLAY WITH BOX
THIS IS A MAGNIFICENT PEN IN EVERY WAY.  EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL.  FULL STERLING SILVER HEATH MARKED OVERLAY.  PEN HAS NEW GASKETS AND A FLEXIBLE ORIGINAL MOORE FINE POINT NIB.  PEN COMES IN IT'S ORIGINAL LEATHER BOX WITH EYEDROPPER REMNANTS.  ONLY THING TO MENTION ABOUT THIS PEN CONDITION WISE ARE A COUPLE OF SMALL DINGS ON TOP OF THE CAP.  NO WEAR AND NO OTHER DINGS.  ONE OF THE GREAT MOORE RARITIES AND SELDOM SEEN.  WORTHY OF THE FINEST PEN COLLECTIONS.   
Price: $1,500.00
P. W. AKKERMAN INK - DIEP DUINWATER BLUE #8
P. W. AKKERMAN INK - DIEP DUINWATER BLUE #8
THIS IS THE NEW INK SENSATION FROM P. W. AKKERMAN OF THE NETHERLANDS. THESE ARE HAND MIXED INKS IN WONDERFUL ORIGINAL COLORS. THIS LIMITED EDITION OF INK COMES IN A SUPERB RESERVOIR NECK BOTTLE REMINISCENT OF THE WATERMAN BOTTLES OF THE LATE 1920'S. THESE BOTTLES FEATURE A RESERVE IN THE NECK THAT MAKES IT SIMPLE TO FILL YOUR PEN AND GIVES YOU EASY ACCESS TO THE LAST DROP OF INK IN THE BOTTLE. JUST TIP THE BOTTLE AND A GLASS MARBLE VALVE ALLOWS INK TO FLOW INTO THE RESERVOIR - WHEN YOU TIP THE BOTTLE UPRIGHT THE MARBLE SEALS TO KEEP THE INK IN PLACE. THIS BEAUTIFUL BOTTLE ALONE IS WORTH THE PRICE OF THE INK AND IS SURE TO BE A COLLECTIBLE. WE CURRENTLY STOCK THE FOLLOWING COLORS: SHOCKING BLUE #5,IRON GAUL #10,HOFKWARTIER GREEN #28,ZUIDERPARK BLUE GREEN #24,SIMPLISTIES VIOLET #13, TREVES TURQUOISE #11, HET ZWARTE PAD #30, DIEP DUINWATER BLUE #8.
Price: $26.95
Retail: $34.95

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