From 2001-2007, the flagship ballpoint and pencil with
paradoxical alternating sterling and black sections. The Paradox design
continues on in Model 09, and Model 17, and planned for future Model frames
as well. The 08
Final Direct Price $119.50.
Model 05 "Piper
One of the first 5.6mm pencils on the market, and one of
our best sellers of all time. Run from 2002-2007. Replaced in 2008 by
current Model 05 Sketcher. Piper Sketcher also sold as ballpoint in 2007 and
2008. For more information see
Final Direct Price $85.00.
1st of the Dara's to "finish" - the
Lavender was a special edition one time production run of only 500 pieces.
Soon to be followed by the Dara Turquoise Ballpoint and M.Pencil.
For Current 07 Dara options use this link.
Final Direct Price $109.50.
Enjoyed a short run of fame in 2006-7. Black lacquer with
all rhodium "at the tips." Retired due to its outspoken nature and
inappropriate social behavior. The 59 might be on "probation" rather than
full retirement, but the future remains to be seen. For now, RIP - Lived
like a King. The Model 59 Original Page
Final Direct Price $65.00.
The first of the new generation designs is now finding
retirement. We will maintain the special refills for
this edition for years. Was featured from 2006-2009.
To View the original page with item details: The original 29 Shortstock page
The Final direct price rose to $69.50 before being retired.
Model 14S Sterling Cap Magnet Pen
Same as standard Model 14, with a
sterling cap. We did one run of 300 pieces, so circulation of these is very
limited. Sold from 2006-2009.
Limited Edition now sold out.
Email us to see about acquiring from a
private collector. Maki-E art work performed in Japan, with Abalone Shell,
Mother of Pearl, Platinum, used to form the Four Diamond Symbol. As with the
IPO original, the clip is sterling silver with a flex band, and the nib is
18K solid gold, and came in fine, medium or medium italic.
Retired in 2009. For full details, visit:
The 01 IPO Diamondback
Final Direct Price:
Model 14 Dark Cinnamon Red FP/RB
The first of the special edition colors of the M-14, and
the first retired.
The Model 14 uses our revolutionary magnet capping system, and came in
fountain pen or rollerball option. The FPs were sold with steel nibs in
fine, medium, broad, extra-fine, .9mm medium italic,
1.1mm broad italic and 1.1mm
broad stub options. Sold from 2006-2009.
Current Model 14 page here
Final price on the Dark Cinnamon red was $69.50 for
RB, $79.50 for reg. nib FP, and $89.50 for specialty nib FP.
Model 01 "IPO"
With heavy heart, we retired our first model, the IPO on
the last day of 2009. This pen started the brand in fine pens, and was a
stellar family member for many years. Now only to be found as the original
Franklin-Christoph piece in private collections, and in our museum pieces.
The IPO has a sterling silver flex band clip, 18K nib, and was made of a
methacrylate acrylic. Sold only in fountain pen option, with nib choices of
18K fine, medium, extra-fine, and .9mm medium italic. 2001-2009.
This was the third model of the "Paradox" design, in a
long fountain pen or rollerball and with five alternating bands of black lacquer and engraved
silver. Featured a spring loaded beryllium clip, and 18K nib, and
cartridge/converter filling system.