November 2013 archive

Breaking the Long Silence

Arrivals since the last update, although some aren\’t strictly speaking new anymore: An update to the Parker Moderne page, with somewhat more information for the older version of the model (which, if I were slightly dishonest, I could expand to a page for the Duette Jr.). An entirely new page for a slight variation on …

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\”TRIUMPH\”

Maker: Sheaffer.  This page refers to the Triumph era version.  The name has also been applied to pens in the Thin Model and Imperial lines. This is the initial model of the Triumph pen, from which the whole line draws its (entirely unofficial) name.  In its advertising connected to the release, Sheaffer was so proud of it they only ever …

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74T

Maker: Sheaffer This is the standard sized high-end Balance, prior to the switch to names; it would develop into the Statesman (although that later pen\’s code was 73T– not exactly the same creature).  Unlike the Statesman, it was not the same price as its oversize stablemate, costing 50¢ less– a bargain!  It bears a white …

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