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Newton Pens Scholarships Fund Raising - Pen Auctions


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#1 watch_art

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 21:36

Hi Everybody - I just got a new load of pens up on my site to bid on.  People have been donating pens for me to auction off on my site, with all the money raised going into the scholarship and endowment fund. 
 
None of the bidding software has worked very well, so to bid simply enter any name (nickname or real name - up to you), use a real email address (it's kept private), and leave a comment at the bottom of each page.  
 
All the money raised is given away every year to high school students going into college. The scholarships are open to any HS senior in the US going to any college in the US (beauty school/trade or tech school/ivy league/community college/etc...) going into any study. :)
We've also started an endowment fund, with over $10,000 already raised just since the start of the 2017/28 school year, that will be able to sustain itself hopefully very far into the future.  If this year is any indicator of where things will go then I think it will do very well.
 
 
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Posted 01 January 2018 - 23:01

oh how neat! Love the idea. I'll pop over and look at what you have. Good luck!



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Posted 02 January 2018 - 04:29

Would it be possible to have slightly better descriptions of the pens, besides the nib width?  I can't tell in some cases what model the pens are, what sort of fill system some of them have, etc.

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#4 watch_art

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 14:13

I don't know what the models are either.  Nib width is all I have.

They're all c/c unless noted (the Noodler's and FPR, and TWSBI are piston).


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Posted 03 January 2018 - 17:39

wow, this looks really awesome and it's for a great cause. I hope you raise a lot of money.



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Posted 03 January 2018 - 17:58

Thanks!  I hope we do too. :)


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