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#1 malun227

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 13:02

Hi, fellow pen lovers. I'm Magnus, a Swedish university professor who have been using fountain pens for many years. Nevertheless, it's only in the last couple of years I have become something of an addict. I have about a hundred fountain pens in my collection. The lion's share, I have bought at flea markets or antique shops for a couple of Euros (or less) each. In Sweden, it's quite easy to find older German, Danish and English models from the 1930s onwards. But I have acquired some better pens, too, and I use a few of them on an almost daily basis: a Pelikan, a Montblanc and a Parker Duofold. The Fountain Pen Network is really a treasure trove when you try to learn more about these interesting little things. Best wishes, Magnus



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#2 South

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 14:24

Hei Magnus velkommen til FPN, pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable  :) 


HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!


#3 tbickiii

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 14:43

Hello and welcome from Baton Rouge, Louisiana...Enjoy your time here


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Posted 30 December 2017 - 18:35

Hello and Welcome to FPN!! Glad to have you as a member!!


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Posted 30 December 2017 - 18:50

Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. 



#6 Herrjaeger

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 00:15

Welcome aboard, Magnus, from Charleston, South Carolina. Glad to hear of your success finding pens.
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Posted 31 December 2017 - 00:42

Welcome home.  Pull up a stump and set a spell.


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#8 langere

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 04:04

Oh, I would love to do that in Europe some time - go to flea markets and acquire pens!

 

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#9 mitto

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 09:51

Greetings and welcome to FPN.
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Posted 31 December 2017 - 18:13

Hi Magnus   :W2FPN:



#11 Chrissy

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 10:45

Hello Magnus and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:


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#12 MalcolmH

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 13:12

Greetings Magnus, from the UK.

 

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#13 Bisquitlips

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 07:52

Welcome!  Glad you are with us!

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#14 Michael A

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 16:25

Hej Magnus,

 

You are also welcome to join fellow Nordic fountain pen addicts at Reservoarpennor on Facebook.



#15 Sasha Royale

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 15:35

Welcome, Magnus !  

 

You have access to the 1930's German-made, student pens.  I have two, much-cherished, all plastic, 

un-named, German piston fillers, from that period.  Amazing product !  

 

Enjoy your time here.  


Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn. 
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen: 
Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 


#16 Henricum_Tropen

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 09:08

Hello Magnus and welcome to FPN, from Cape Town, South Africa. 


To sit at one's table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen - that is true happiness!

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