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Pullman pen by Roger Light
Hi there, My dad has a Pullman ink pen. He knows nothing about it and would be interested if anybody could tell us anything at all about it. It's not in particularly good shape, but he tells me that a work colleague has offered him 100 (approx. US$170) for it, which intrigued him. I've put a...
March 19th 11 03:44 AM
by YQWilliam Go to last post
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Four Hue pencil by Sir William
Hello folks, I notice there have been some previous thoughts about four-colour pencils...please forgive me if I am going over old ground. I have a pencil marked "FOUR HUE" "Made in England"..with spare coloured leads in the barrel...and the mechanism strikes me as being both clever and...
February 19th 11 08:05 AM
by Robert1989 Go to last post
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Osmiroid 75? by BOB
Now don't laugh too hard...Does anyone know where I could buy an almost new or nearly mint vintage Osmiroid 75 pen ? Also would like Left hand nibs as well. Thanks in advance, Robb
February 11th 11 12:12 AM
by Nimesh Jagota Go to last post
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Namiki Falcon Spencerian Custom job by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_]
I just ordered and received my Namiki Falcon pen with a custom Spencerian nib (Exra extra fine, super-flexible nib). I really enjoy it so far. My thoughts follow. The overall feel of the pen is cheaper than my MontBlanc Le Grande. It does not have quite the heft or balance that the MB has....
January 29th 11 01:07 AM
by Alan J[_2_] Go to last post
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Ross George Speedball pen personal tools ~ boy, do I have questions! by moreisbetter
My apologies if this post is out of bounds, but I am new to this group and landed here because... well, I have to start somewhere. I am truely looking for advice, not trying to sell anything here and now, although that is the end goal as I will get to. I think this has the potential for an...
December 10th 10 12:23 PM
by Brian Ketterling Go to last post
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For sale: Geha 760 fp with built-in ink reserve tank and 14K OF nib by Sam LAI
Hi! All Feature here is Geha 760 fountain pen. Green color with thin strip pattern. This is the one with the invention of the ink reserve tank. It looks the same as the top right pen in page 215 of Lambrou's book "Fountain Pen of the World". It is in an excellent condition. Original 14K OF...
November 19th 10 08:33 PM
by bartl Go to last post
1 1,696
Christmas Gift for a Fountain Pen Collecting Friend by Jim Dalin
I hate to be one of these dorks who shows up to ask a question and not participate, so I ask your forgiveness in advance. My music (guitar) teacher is an avid fountain pen collector and I'd like to get him something nice for Christmas. I'm willing to spend $25 - $40 or so. I welcome all your...
November 15th 10 08:47 AM
by Brian Ketterling Go to last post
5 1,037
Messenger Fountain Pen Help Please by KBushell
Sorry if this is not the correct newsgroup but it looks right. I have a Messenger Fountain Pen - it looked good and still does but I cannot find any reference to Messenger at all on the net. It is made in Germany and I was hoping someone might be able to help. Thanks for your help in...
November 6th 10 09:35 PM
by Steve_M Go to last post
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Vanishing Point Trap Door Mechanism by Shanks
Is the nib supposed to actually touch the trap door on using the retraction mechanism ?
October 7th 10 11:37 PM
by Alan J[_2_] Go to last post
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Stylocentricity by Bluesea[_3_]
I've been reading websites not related to pens, wondering why so many spell the word as "Pelican" instead of "Pelikan." Duh! -- ~~Bluesea~~ Spam is great in musubi, but not in email. Please take out the trash before sending a direct reply.
October 7th 10 06:31 PM
by Bluesea[_3_] Go to last post
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Should Students Still Be Taught Cursive Writing? by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_]
"Norman Haase" writes: Greeting all, Here's an online survey (you can vote) and discussion from Costco, the superstore, entitled "Should Students Still Be Taught Cursive Writing?". I think I know how this group will vote....
September 6th 10 02:27 AM
by Bluesea[_3_] Go to last post
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Pen/Pencil Collection Like Bicycles by javawizard
Hi Folks, I'm just starting to think about building a page like www.odd-bikes.com or www.odd-tools.com but for pens and pencils. Does anyone have any ideas for additions to such a page? Thanks, - Jeff
August 18th 10 07:41 AM
by nikjem Go to last post
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Crocker Ink-Tite Fountain Pen by PHIL
Hello. I am a fountain pen newbie. I recently came in possession of a Crocker Ink-Tite Fountain Pen with a Crocker #3 nib. It is black with wavy lines etched into the barrel. Patent date is January 30, 1917. It looks to be in mint condition. Can someone tell me anything about this pen? What...
June 30th 10 08:58 AM
by akonpittbull Go to last post
4 1,380
Where'd everybody go? by Edward
This place is really deserted lately.
June 28th 10 12:51 PM
by Bluesea[_3_] Go to last post
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Latest Pen Victory by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_]
So, I guess I should post something of how pens and me are going these days. :-) Can't let this group seem really that dead. Actually, I had some friends over the other day with rather standard handwriting problems today. They saw my handwriting, commented on it, and then we actually bartered...
June 24th 10 11:59 PM
by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_] Go to last post
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German-made Senator mint pens FS by Scott Summerfield
Some great pens here, very hard to find in the US, including some very inexpensive, high-quality piston fillers. Shipping is $3 in US, at cost to other countries, happy to combine shipping on multiple item purchases, paypal preferred, cashiers checks or money orders OK too. More info available by...
May 25th 10 04:55 AM
by EIGHT Go to last post
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A copperplate signature by Ed[_7_]
I have been trying to decipher the signature that is linked below for some time. I thinught that, perhaps, a group interested in writing impliments might have contain some expertise in making sense of a signature. In any event, the signature is...
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May 4th 10 09:34 AM
by Brian Ketterling Go to last post
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REQ: Post your favorite pen! by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_]
Hey Everyone, So, it's been quiet here, but I was just thinking that it would be really cool if everyone could post up pictures of their favorite pens, either their favorite no-use pen or their favorite pen that they use to write with, maybe both? It would be interesting to see what everyone...
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May 2nd 10 03:01 PM
by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_] Go to last post
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Taylor Pen Ltd. by charlz
Does anyone have information on this pen company from England? They were suppliers of fine writing instruments to Harrods, Rolls Royce and Garrard's but I believe no longer exist. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks.
February 9th 10 07:07 PM
by Eastjack Go to last post
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Tissue Paper by Aaron W. Hsu[_3_]
Hey everyone, A note in the Ink Bottles thread reminded me that I have been wondering about nib cleaning paper for a while. What do you all recommend. I have seen everything from an actual absorbant cloth shipped with some pens, to people using regular old bathroom tissue. Obviously lint plays a...
January 16th 10 09:45 AM
by JimL Go to last post
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