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Dutch-Based Appelboom Carries On The Proud Pen-Retailing Tradition At The Former Bromfield Pen Shop Site

For more than 30 years now, Appelboom has been the leading pen specialist in The Netherlands, and in 2021 it took over the legendary Bromfield Pen Shop operation, at 49 Bromfield Street.

Appelboom's collection includes all major fountain pen brands, but you can also find your new rollerball or ballpoint pen with them. To make sure you get the most out of your shopping and writing experience, they offer a large selection of inks, paper goods, pen cases and desk accessories.

Appelboom also has a very close relationships with its suppliers, so even if the item you are looking for is not in stock, they can ship really quickly.

Their in-house nib specialist can tune or alter your nibs on request on the Netherlands location.

If you’re in Boston, do visit! Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will gladly help you find the right pen.