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Welcome to The Fountain Pen Recycler

your full service vintage and new fountain pen, ball point pen, and pencil 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 & Collectibles, 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 West 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 vintage and new 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 fountain pens, ball point pens, pencils, posters, display cases, desk sets, ink bottles - just about everything we could collect regarding the subject over 30 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, Suite 103 - 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
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
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
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: $27.95
Retail: $34.95
PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD IN ORANGE HARD RUBBER
PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD IN ORANGE HARD RUBBER
THIS IS A PARKER SENIOR DUOFOLD IN DESIREABLE ORANGE HARD RUBBER. PEN HAS GREAT COLOR AND IS IN GREAT CONDITION. LARGE IMPRINT IS WEAK ON BARREL BUT VISIBLE. CORRECT EARLY PARKER MEDIUM POINT NIB. THERE IS A SMALL NAME IMPRINT ON CAP BAND - VERY UNUSUAL. PEN HAS BEEN FULLY RESTORED AND IS READY TO GO. CRISP SHARP ENDCAPS AND ONLY A TOUCH OF BRASSING ON CLIP AND EDGE OF CAP BAND. NO CRACKS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE. AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE PEN.
Price: $295.00
PARKER MAXIMA VACUMATIC LOOK-A-LIKE FANTASY DEMONSTRATOR
PARKER MAXIMA VACUMATIC LOOK-A-LIKE FANTASY DEMONSTRATOR
HERE IS JUST AN INCREDIBLE PEN. IT IS A CUSTOM NETHERLANDS MADE CLEAR DEMONSTRATOR PARKER VACUMATIC MAXIMA. THIS PEN IS MADE EXACTLY LIKE THE ORIGINAL MAXIMA. ALL ORIGINAL PARKER PARTS ARE USED AND ALL PARTS ARE INTERCHANGEABLE. PEN HAS A FINE POINT PARKER ARROW NIB. FULLY RESTORED AND WORKING VACUMATIC FILLING SYSTEM. RARE ONE-OF-A-KIND PEN. EXCELLENT WORKMANSHIP. FITTED WITH A FLEXIBLE MEDIUM POINT #5 ORIGINAL SECURITY NIB.
Price: $450.00
MONTBLANC PIX PENCIL 1940'S WITH RED BUTTON
MONTBLANC PIX PENCIL 1940'S WITH RED BUTTON
THIS IS A VERY RARE MONTBLANC 1930'S TO 40'S PUSH BUTTON OPERATED PIX PENCIL. THIS PENCIL HAS THE RARE RED PUSH BUTTON WITH THE WHITE MONTBLANC STAR. GOLD FILLED TRIM IS CLEAN AND PENCIL TAKES 1.2MM LEAD. BOLD IMPRINTS AND 100% HARD RUBBER COLOR. MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF EARLY MONTBLANC.
Price: $125.00
STERLING SILVER VICTORIAN WAX SEAL
STERLING SILVER VICTORIAN WAX SEAL
HERE IS A STUNNING VINTAGE CIRCA 1850'S STERLING SILVER WAX SEAL. THIS BEAUTIFUL SEAL HAS A DEEPLY SCULPTED HIGH RELIEF OF A CHERUBS FACE AND OTHER DESIGN FEATURES. NO DENTS OR DINGS AND NO DAMAGE OF ANY KIND. SEAL IS FULLY MARKED "STERLING" AND HAS A "2" AND A HALLMARK THAT I CANNOT MAKE OUT. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL PIECE AND WORTHY OF THE FINEST DESK!
Price: $250.00

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