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#1 mickeysala


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Posted 03 March 2018 - 03:44

Greetings to all!


I've been lurking for a bit, and I must say, it has been, informative, interesting and fun. 


I'm born raised in Philly. no I don't sound like Rocky, but I can. I am not an Eagles fan per-say, actually, a Steelers fan :ducks head: so feel free to mock.


Now the FP'story

OK, I have always loved them, but lost my way until recently. While contemplating downsizing, I came upon a Cross Townsend in half it's box, un-inked. So what do you do? You get some ink, and well, it starts. I can not believe I wasted soo many years not under the spell.

Fast Forward a few month and I am now in the trows of, well you understand I'm sure.

What I own ( ha who owns whom) are said Townsend, and a handful of Waterman's all early 90's, a few Expert MK1's a few Laureats, and a wickedly wet Phileas. OK, enough with brief introduction.


Thanks for all the fascinating things you shared. I plan on staying.



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Posted 03 March 2018 - 04:13

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

#3 Chrissy


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Posted 03 March 2018 - 11:40

Hello and welome to FPN.  :W2FPN:​ 


#4 jar


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Posted 03 March 2018 - 12:02

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

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#5 tbickiii



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Posted 03 March 2018 - 13:28

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

Baton Rouge, LA

Check out my ebay pen listings
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#6 Pen Nut

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 15:53

Hello and welcome to you.........and yes be careful that your pens dont end up owning you !    :)

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 16:00

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


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Posted 03 March 2018 - 18:07

Hello and Welcome to the FPN Family ... hope that you enjoy your time here with us :)

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 19:01

Hello and welcome to FPN.

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Posted 04 March 2018 - 10:59

Greetings and welcome to FPN.

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Posted 04 March 2018 - 13:17

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC.

#12 omarcenaro


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Posted 04 March 2018 - 13:19

Welcome! You will find lots of great information here and many suggestions to expand your collection.

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Posted 04 March 2018 - 20:32


#14 Henricum_Tropen


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Posted 05 March 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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#15 Sasha Royale

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 17:16

Welcome !


I miss the discontinued Phileas.  Sad loss.

Are you currently living in Vietnam ?  

I look forward to the additional perspective in our hobby.

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

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