April 2013 archive

Dragon Bedding

To quote a purported Dutch chap invented by Mike Myers; I love gooooooold!  I’m not quite so driven by cupidity as that character, but with the recent arrival of a Sheaffer Imperial Triumph (which has to be just about the most overbearing name ever lashed to a pen), I’ve arranged a little sub-gallery of pens …

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Penny-pinching and hair-splitting

In a move which I’m sure will garner cries of “Big deal,” I’ve amended the almost every pen entry on the site.  Previously, I had given a set value, looking rather like: Production Run: 1948 – 1960 Cost When New: $2.00 initially, up to $2.95 by the end of the run (in modern funds, somewhere around $18.00 …

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A Useful Addition

There’s some new pages in the Galleries section, which will hopefully help people who find themselves looking at a pen and having no notion what pen it might be.  For the three most thoroughly represented makers on the site, I have made up family albums, so rather than having to go page by page in …

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