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Pelikan


Pelikan has been making wonderful piston-filled pens since 1929. The company had its roots in the 1870s, when it began as a maker of inks. The pens are often similar in appearance, and I'll confess I find it difficult to determine one model from another. The best aspect to a Pelikan is not its looks, but how the pens write. They are among the best, and very reliable.

10 JUNE 2016
Pelikan 400NN Tortoise
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SB397 - tortoise striped Pelikan 400NN with excellent transparency and a pretty dark brown cap. 14 Kt Fine nib is soft without much flex.  Piston filler.  Cap band engraved  "Pelikan 400 Germany".  Excellent condition. 5 1/8", 131 mm. 

Price: $225 with Free Shipping in the US

Pelikan 400
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ha42SB378 - Pelikan 400 with the green barrel. Nice transparency. The pen comes with a box and papers.  The nib is a 14 Kt Medium nib that's flexible.  Piston filler. Excellent barrel transparency. 5", 126 mm

Price: $225 inclusive of free shipping in the US

 
Pelikan 800 Blue Stripe
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rg9 - A new (unused) Pelkan 800 in the blue stripe pattern. Fine 18 Kt nib.  Black cap and piston knob. Comes with box and papers.  5 1/2", 140 mm. 

Price: $500 with Free Shipping in the US

Pelikan 400NN Green Stripe
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SB357 -green striped Pelikan 400NN with excellent transparency. 14 Kt Medium nib.  It's soft, but not much flex.  Piston filler.  Black cap and piston knob.  A friction fit nib, so it's an older, scarcer model.   5 3/16", 130 mm. 

Price: $180 with Free Shipping in the US

Pelikan 400 Green Stripe
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SB358  -green striped Pelikan 400 with excellent transparency. 14 Kt Medium nib.  It's soft, with nice flex.  Piston filler.  Black cap and piston knob. Cap band engraved "Pelikan - Germany". 4 15/16", 126 mm. 

Price: $200 with Free Shipping in the US

Pelikan 400
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SB374 - Pelikan 400 with the green barrel. Engraved "Gunther Wagner Germany Pelikan 400". The nib is a 14 Kt Fine nib that's fairly stiff.  Piston filler. Excellent barrel transparency. 5", 126 m

Price: $220 inclusive of free shipping in the US SOLD

 
Pelikan 400 Green Stripe
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SB398 -green striped Pelikan 400 with excellent transparency. 14 Kt Medium nib.  It's soft, with nice flex.  Piston filler.  Black cap and piston knob. Cap band engraved  "Pelikan Germany".  4 15/16", 126 mm. 

Price: $180 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 400 Green Stripe
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Pen1825 -green striped Pelikan 400 with excellent transparency. 14 Kt Medium nib.  It's soft, with nice flex.  Piston filler.  Black cap and piston knob. Turning knob says BB - but it's a medium. Barrel engraved "Gunther Wagner - Pelikan"  4 15/16", 126 mm. 

Price: $180 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 400NN Green Stripe
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SB325 -green striped Pelikan 400NN with excellent transparency. 14 Kt Medium nib.  It's soft, but not much flex.  Piston filler.  Black cap and piston knob.   5 3/16", 130 mm. 

Price: $180 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 400 Green Stripe
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SB359 -green striped Pelikan 400 with excellent transparency. 14 Kt Fine Flex. Piston filler.  Black cap and piston knob. Barrel engraved "Gunther Wagner Pelikan  DRP". Turning knob correctly matched - says "F" -  4 15/16", 126 mm. 

Price: $225 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 1000 Green Stripe
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In excellent but used condition, this Pelikan 1000 has a medium 18 Ct nib.  Piston filler.  Good transparency. My bias is that the Pelikan 800 is probably the best made, most practical pen, on the market. The 1000 is similar, but bigger - for larger hands.  5 3/4", 145 mm.

Price: $600 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 400NN Tortoise
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In very good condition, with only a couple of very minor scratches on the brown cap and very minor brassing to the side of the clip, this Pelikan 400NN has fantastic transparency.  Medium 14 Kt interchangeable nib. Piston filler. Comes with cool plastic Pelikan box.   5 3/16", 132 mm. 

Price: $275 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 400
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Like-new Pelikan 400 with an Oblique medium nib. The turning nob says OB, which is closer to how it writes, but the nib is engraved "OM".  Piston filler.  Great transparency to the barrel.  5", 126 mm.

Price: $200 with free shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 500 Tortoise
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SB320 - Tortoise Pelikan 500 with average transparency. 14 Kt Medium nib with a nice degree of flex.  Piston filler.  Rolled gold cap and piston knob. The cap is engraved "Gunter Wagner Pelikan Double L".  The Barrel is engraved "Gunter Wagner Pelikan 400 Germany".  Piston filler.  4 15/16", 125 mm. 

Price: $350 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 400NN Tortoise - OM Nib
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SB301 - tortoise Pelikan 400NN with perfect transparency. 14 Kt Oblique-Medium (OM) nib with nice flex.  Piston filler.  Dark brown cap and piston knob.   5 3/16", 130 mm. 

Price: $250 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 500NN - BBB Nib
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This is a gorgeous Pelikan 500NN with no dings and only mild surface wear.  Pretty tortoise barrel. The nib is a fantastic 14 Kt BBB that should be super for signatures.  Piston filler.  5 1/8", 131 mm. 

Price: $375 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD

Pelikan 500NN - Medium Flex
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This is a beautiful Pelikan 500NN. The plastic is great, with excellent transparency.  Pretty tortoise barrel. The nib is a fun medium flex 14 Kt that's a kick to use. The cap has one ding (not large), and it looks like someone buffed out an engraving. They did it well - you need to pay real attention to see it. Piston filler.  5 1/8", 131 mm. 

Price: $350 with Free Shipping in the US SOLD