Monthly Archive: November 2012

Happy Birthday to This!

It’s a year since the site re-opened, and I’m being a very stereotypic web-based self-promoting sort by mounting a contest to celebrate.  One need only put a (publishable) comment of some sort on this blog entry, and one has a chance at a rather nice little Parker “51″.  How might one resist?  Winner to be …

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Just a Mini Update

…because I’ve added the TWSBI Mini to the ranks.

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Whose Idea Was This?

Two new pages, for pens whose existence I find slightly perplexing.  For Parker, I have the 95, which seems to have been developed to compete with the contemporary Parker 88, and for Sheaffer there’s the Sentinel whose point seems mainly to undermine sales of the contemporary Sheaffer Fashion.  These are all from the late 1980s; …

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