I purchased some packs of Thornton's Novice disposable fountain pens hoping to find a nice, inexpensive pen for use, travel, and giveaway. Were they just that? Watch and find out.
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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
Sheaffer Imperial II Deluxe Vintage Fountain Pen Review
Today I review my vintage Sheaffer Imperial II Deluxe fountain pen. I love both new and vintage fountain pens, and enjoy a good old Sheaffer.
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Sunday, February 18, 2018
Birmingham Pens Model A Fountain Pen Review
Today I am reviewing the new Birmingham Pens in-house turned Model A fountain pen. This is the first batch of handmade pens created by Birmingham Pens of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I was fortunate to get in on the first ten ever created for retail sale. As a repeat customer of Birmingham Pens, I wanted to check out the latest incarnation of their business. Here is the Birmingham Pens Web Site
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Labels: Birmingham Pens, fountain pen, fountain pen collecting, Knox, Model A
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Latest acquisitions - Playboy, Wancher, Waterman, Italix, Birmingham
Since my last pen mail video, I have acquired a Wancher urushi maki-e, a couple of Watermans, an Italix Deacon's Doodle, a collection of Playboy Magazine branded pens, and the very first Birmingham Pens' offering of their Model A hand-turned pen.
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Labels: Birmingham Pens, Deacon's Doodle, fountain pens, Italix, maki-e, Playboy Magazine, urushi, Wancher, waterman
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Another pen mail day! Lamy Aion, Retro 51 Tornado, inks, etc.
Today was yet another pen mail day! From Anderson Pens, I got a new Lamy Aion, a Retro 51 Tornado, some ink samples, bottled ink, and a few other little goodies.
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Labels: anderson pens, fountain pens, Lamy Aion, papier plume, pen collecting, Retro 51, sheaffer, tornado
Monday, February 05, 2018
Pen Mail Day - Vintage Style
In today's pen mail, I got a Vintage Sheaffer Imperial II Deluxe Touchdown model and a Parker 95 in Laque Thulya finish.
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Labels: fountain pen collecting, laque thulya, parker 95, pen mail, sheaffer imperial, vintage fountain pens
Saturday, February 03, 2018
Lamy Nexx Fountain Pen Review
A review of the Lamy Nexx fountain pen.
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Labels: faber-castell loom, fountain pens, Lamy Nexx
Friday, February 02, 2018
Pen Mail - Lamy Nexx, Conklin Duragraph Purple Nights, Osmiroid 65, and ...
Today was pen mail day! I show the newest arrivals, which include a Lamy Nexx, a Conklin Duragraph Purple Nights, two Jinhao demonstrator models, and Waterman C/F cartridges.
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Labels: Conklin Duragraph, fountain pen collecting, fountain pens, jinhao, Lamy Nexx, Osmiroid, Waterman C/F
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