It’s that time of year again, when manufacturers re-assess their costs and pass on any necessary price increases forward. We do have some increases to report, as well as some decreases — all effective on January 1, 2018. We wanted to give you a head’s up in case you were thinking about purchasing any of these items.
- All fountain pens, including the Beaumont, Collier, Pearlette, and our regular edition Premieres, are going from $149 to $169. The upcharge for a gold nib on one of these pens will be $130. (Check out this blog post from Edison explaining this change further.)
- All 30ml inks will be going from $11 to $12.
- All 50ml inks (the 1670 and 1798 collections) will be going from $26 to $28.
- The solid-colored glass dip pens will be going from $25 to $27.
- The marblelized glass dip pens will be going from $28 to $29.
- The rocker blotter will be going down in price from $29 to $28. The blotter sheets are going up from $9 to $10.
- The supple wax 4-packs will be going from $16 to $16.50.
- The letter brass seal/handle combos will be going from $24 to $25.
- The symbol brass seals will be going from $12 to $14.
- Master hard cover notebooks will be going from $34.95 to $35.50.
- Master Slim hard cover notebooks will be going from $29 to $29.95.
- Pocket hard cover notebooks will be going from $13.95 to $14.95.
- Soft Cover B5 composition notebooks will be going from $23.95 to $24.95.
- Soft Cover A5 notebooks will be going from $17.95 to $18.95.
- All Namiki maki-e pens will be displayed at full MSRP starting on January 1. However, to see and take advantage of our best price, you’ll just need to log in to your gouletpens.com account, similar to our Visconti pricing structure.
- Pilot Metropolitan will be going from $15 to $18.50.
- The Pilot Varsity will be going from $3.25 to $3.30. No change for the 7-pack at $21.
- The Plumix will be going from from $9 to $9.25.
- Several Pilot cartridges and converters will be going up slightly in price, not by much.
Miscellaneous Paper Brands:
- G. Lalo A5 Tablets will be going from $12 to $14. The matching envelopes from $13.50 to $14.
- G. Lalo A4 Tablets will be going from $15 to $18.
- Exacompta index cards are going down in price! The 3×5 from $8 to $6, and the 4×6 from $10 to $9.50.
- Several Clairefontaine and Rhodia notebooks will be changing in price from $0.50-$1, some up and some down. Nothing too major here!
Some of our package sets will be updated in price accordingly if they contain any of these items.
Disclaimer: If you don’t see an item listed here, then it isn’t changing price, or at least not in January. You may see some variances in what other retailers charge for these products, but we can only speak to our prices.
Hope this information helps! Happy shopping!