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.
A member shared the journey of tracing the story of an engraved Parker Duofould Lapis Lazuli fountain pen and pencil set. It was fascinating listening to the story of the owner of this pen and to see how it moved from Kansas to Oregon.