Hello Fountain Pen Fans! Twelve of us met over Zoom on 10 April 2022 at 1:00PM, and went through Stuart’s best-known-methods (BKMs) of how he researches pricing for his vintage pens. He walked through a list of various favorite websites. We’re still working to get a clean copy of that list, but your fearless webmaster […]
We had our third Zoom meeting of the year on Sunday 13 March, which was lightly attended by 5 folks, so the planned topic of pricing vintage pens didn’t occur as planned, but we all had a good catch up regardless. The Lucky Lab room for the Pen Bazaar in November has been reserved, and […]
Seven members called into the zoom meeting before the Super Bowl to hear one member share his knowledge on vintage safety pens, which included show & tell of multiple models as well as disassembly of a Waterman 14. The ability to retract the nib and fill the pen, eyedropper-style, is quite ingenious. We saw the […]
Nine PDX Pen folks gathered over Zoom on a sunny Sunday (9 January) to chat about our favorite pen, ink, paper – whatever is floating our boat these winter months. Sub-categories and qualifiers abounded – first pens were shared (Parker seems to have an outsized representation here, Sheaffer as well!). Vintage pens were strongly represented […]
One member walked through his Montblanc collection which includes an impressive 3-decades worth of the Writer series, which started in 1992 and discussed the design elements that linked the pen to a particular writer and their works, and noted how the design evolved over the years. 7 attended on the zoom call.