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#1 Folgefonna

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 18:59

I'm a german expat residing in Norway. Lately rediscovered the fountain pen (fp) world. Back in school in the 1970s I learned handwriting with fp's, Pelikan and Geha. Later I owned a simple Montblanc. Haven't used fp's for many years but some months ago I fell in love again with the beauty of fp handwriting, quality paper etc ... so I ordered a Pelikan M800 from Germany since it wasn't available in Norway. Happy times receiving it :) I almost daily discover new brands and new aspects of this fascinating world. After researching the japanese fp world I have some japanese fp's on my wish-list.

I want to introduce my small kids to fp writing before entering school.

I have a soft point for small and less known manufacturers, at least less known for me. I ordered a Ranga pen from India, looking forward exploring the converter and eyedropper universe. Right now I'm considering another indian pen, either by Lotus or ASA. Recommendations on 'exotic' fp manufacturers are highly appreciated!


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Posted 01 March 2018 - 21:40

Greetings from New York City.

 

You have a lot of good student pens to choose from for your kids, including the Pilot Kakuno (and disposable Pilot Varsity), Kaweco Perkeo, Lamy ABC, and Pelikan Pelikano.


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Posted 01 March 2018 - 21:46

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#4 Chrissy

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 22:35

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:​ 


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 00:49

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



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Posted 02 March 2018 - 03:07

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 05:38

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#8 Henricum_Tropen

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:56

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

 

My first fountain pen, in high school in 1972, was a German made "Tropen Scholar" - I still have that pen in my collection today.

 

My second fountain pen, given to me as a gift, from a German friend from Stuttgart, in 1984, was a Montblanc Noblesse.

 

It was only in 2017 that I bought my first two Pelikans. A M800 Renaissance Brown and M1000, which I bought in Rome in September. 

 

Enjoy your time here.


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 12:12

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


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#10 jar

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 12:33

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#11 omarcenaro

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 14:20

Welcome! You will find lots of great information here and many suggestions to expand your collection.
Cheers,
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 16:07

Welcome !  

 

Pelikan Soveràn , what a wonderful writing experience !  

 

I have had very pleasant experience with the made-in-India " CLICK neo-tulip" fountain pen.  

Jinhao fountain pens are inexpensive, and durable as beginner fountain pens.  


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


#13 Bisquitlips

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 16:26

Welcome!

 

Glad you are with us!

 

This is the best FP forum on the net and I am sure you will be steered in the right direction.  Just remember to may pens fun and you should have no problems. 


 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

#14 Folgefonna

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 20:04

Thanks for all your welcomes!



#15 mitto

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Posted 04 March 2018 - 11:01

Greetings and welcome to FPN.
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Posted 04 March 2018 - 13:19

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC.






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