Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Vintage Fountain Pens Can Be Affordable

Today's pen mail demonstrates that vintage fountain pens can be affordable and still be quality. Just today I got a Scripto and a Venus fountain pen, both from the 1950's.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Waterman 3v & Imperial Lever Filler - working on 2 vintage pens

I have been tinkering with a couple of vintage fountain pens, a Waterman 3v and an Imperial lever filler. Here is the latest on these.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Waterman 52 & Waterman Book - Pen Mail

I share two of the latest pen mail items - the book, "Waterman Past and Present - The First Six Decades" and a vintage Waterman 52 fountain pen in red ripple.

Monday, August 20, 2018

TWSBI GO First Impressions

Pen mail brought the newest TWSBI product to the market, the TWSBI GO. These are my first impressions of the pen as well as a demonstration of inking one up, some pen size comparisons, and a writing sample.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Waterman 12, Good Service, Platinum Plaisir Pen Mail

Today I show my new acquisitions of a century plus old Waterman 12, a 1920's Good Service fountain pen made for and sold by Sears & Roebuck, and a modern Platinum Plaisir.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Vintage Sheaffer Balance circa 1936 - 1942

Recently I got a vintage Sheaffer Balance that I knew would need a little work. I did not do a thorough restoration job on it, but more of a "sprucing up" of this venerable pen and got it both writing and looking great.

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

VINTAGE PEN MAIL - Waterman 55, Sheaffer Balance, Waterman C/F, and a Cu...

In today's episode of pen mail, I share recent acquisitions that include a vintage Sheaffer Balance, a Waterman 55 in red ripple, a Waterman C/F, and a vintage official Cub Scouts pen.

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Adventures in Shaving Part 3

I share my most recent results in experimentation with "wet shaving" with double-edged, single blade razors, soaps, creams, brushes, etc.

Monday, August 06, 2018

DC Pen Show 2018 Overview, Pen Haul, & Giveaway

An overview of our experience at the DC Pen Supershow 2018, our pen haul, some walk through video, and a giveaway.

Here is the Jim Hinze Beacon custom pen review I referenced in the video.