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#1 AndyLogan

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 14:27

Good day Mates!

 

I'm Andy, a newbie who's discovering his love for fountain pens. I actually used a desk fountain pen, most probably a vintage montblanc when I was about 10 years young. My Mom was working in a government bank and I think it was a gift from the company that she never used and just brought it back at home which I luckily played around with. I vaguely remember how I would ink it, but I do remember dipping it in an ink bottle and had to be careful because it would stain my fingers. I fell in love with writing at that very young age. Been lurking around the forum and reading as much as I can, and because of the great advice that it would be better to purchase a pre-loved Montblanc than trying to buy it full retail. I am on the hunt for for Montblanc 146, and hopefully I'd get one for a fairly decent price.

At present I bought a pilot penmanship EF and a Lamy safari medium nib, trying to test out the different nibs and get a feel of re-using a fountain pen.  Will start to purchase some quality fountain pen friendly paper too to help me on my journey, and I guess I'll acquiring some of my friends home addresses so I can send them a thoughtful letter lovingly written on a fountain pen. Email may be the future, but handwritten letters will always remind us of all things good about the past.

 

 

Here's to a long and blissful journey ahead with fountain pens! 


"Storyteller, unfold thy words untold!"


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#2 Chrissy

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 14:47

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:



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Posted 26 February 2018 - 14:48

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


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#4 AndyLogan

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 15:18

Many thanks for the welcome Chrissy & Jar. 


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Posted 26 February 2018 - 20:05

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 20:56

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



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Posted 27 February 2018 - 00:56

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


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Posted 27 February 2018 - 05:05

Welcome! You will find lots of great information here and many suggestions to expand your collection.
Cheers,
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#9 Henricum_Tropen

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 09:26

Hello 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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Posted 27 February 2018 - 12:02

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


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#11 Herrjaeger

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 18:02

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, South Carolina.

#12 MBDostoevsky

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 18:06

Hello and Welcome to FPN Family... hope you enjoy your stay here!



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Posted 01 March 2018 - 08:21

Hello and welcome to FPN.


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#14 Sasha Royale

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 22:48

Welcome and G'day !  

Good news.  I can confirm that ink still stains the fingers quite effectively.   :lticaptd:

Do you know what happened to your mother's desk pen ?


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Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen: 
Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 


#15 Bisquitlips

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 16:31

Welcome!

 

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#16 mitto

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Posted 04 March 2018 - 10:55

Greetings and welcome to FPN.
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