Noodler's Ink Ahab Pearl Wampum Flex Fountain Pen


Regular price$31.00
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The pen is inspired by Herman Melville's classic novel Moby-Dick, the Ahab is Noodler's large-size flex fountain pen. It includes a flexible steel nib, handmade ebonite feed, and a piston filling system that can be removed allowing you to fill the entire barrel with ink.

These pens are made for fountain pen enthusiasts.  You can adjust the nib and feed until it works for you.  To enjoy the best experience possible, the following is recommended: 

  • Clean the pen before using it for the first time.
  • Use light pressure to spread the tines of the nib and create line variation.
  • Write slower when flexing the pen so the ink flow will keep up with your writing.
  • If the ink stops flowing, let it sit for a minute to recharge the ink. You can also tap the nib on a piece of scratch paper or using the piston mechanism to force more ink out.
  • To adjust the wetness of the ink flow, you can adjust how far the nib and feed are inserted into the grip section. The deeper the feed is inserted and the further back the nib is seated, the wetter the pen will write.

This pen is made of eco-friendly celluloid-derived vegetal resin. It does have a smell that generally fades with time but is always with the pen. Sunlight can make the smell fade faster.


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How do I return an item?

We have a hassle-free return policy at Pen Place which allows you to return any non-personalized item, for any reason, within thirty (30) days of the date of receipt. The delivery date will be determined by your UPS or USPS tracking number. If you wish to return an item within the thirty (30) days allowed, please ensure the item is in new condition and has all original packaging that was shipped with your order.

If you would like to return an item, please email us at, or call us at 816-474-7500 and state why you would like to return the item. Pen Place will respond to your request to approve or disapprove return of the item. If the return is due to the wrong product or damaged product being shipped, Pen Place will send a postage paid return label. Otherwise, the customer will be responsible for return postage. Refunds will be processed when the item is received at Pen Place, and will be applied to the credit card or PayPal account used at checkout.  Please allow 3 days for the credit to appear on the account. Returns will be shipped back to:

Pen Place
2450 Grand Blvd. Suite 111
Kansas City, MO 64108

Exceptions to the Return Policy

Shipping charges will not be refunded unless we made an error in the order or the item was damaged. Items that have been engraved cannot be returned unless their was a misspelling of the name.  If an item is returned, but is not in new condition, the item will be returned to you and you will not receive a refund. No restocking fee for items unless they are marked Special Order. Items marked Special Order will be charged a restocking fee of 30% of the MSRP.

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Pen Place is your fine writing pen store. We carry fountain, rollerball and ballpoint pens plus pencils.  We also carry pen refills.

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