March 2012 archive

Arrow points to IM-proved coverage

In addition to the appearance of reference material for the current version of Parker\’s IM, there is an all-new page for their Arrow.  All modern Parkers?  Can it be I\’m getting away from vintage pens?  No, it\’s mere coincidence of arrivals.

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Arrow

Maker: Parker Not to be confused with the plastic-capped variant of the Parker 45 nor a short-lived Canadian pen which was in essence an aerometric-filling VS, this pen is the another branch springing from the root provided by the RB1/FP1.  In this, it is sort of the Neanderthal to the Cro-Magnon which the Vector represents; appeared slightly …

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Koh-i-noor Curse Ends!

I noticed in the page stats that yesterday several attempts were made to click on the logo on my Koh-i-noor page that claimed to be a link to the company\’s current website.  I apologize for the frustration, which my efforts to repair the failure have given me a share of.  I don\’t know why it …

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On the March

I\’ve added a page regarding the Sheaffer Imperial I, which was the a serious gap in my coverage of that line.  I\’ve also added a couple of pens for sale in my store; a lower-end Sheaffer Stylist and my Ero.  They\’re nice pens, but I hardly use \’em.

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Imperial I

For more general notes, see the page for the Imperial line. Like Sheaffer, I approached the Imperials in an order different than that in which they are numbered.  I have thus previously described this pen, on the page for the Imperial II,  as \”a strange anomaly, with a Stylpoint section and a filler which seems more like that in the …

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