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#1 Barak145


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Posted 08 March 2018 - 20:38

Nice to join your community! I've collected pens since 1996. I was working then. Now I'm retired. I have nothing to write each month now but a rent check! It's very sad, so every now and then I open up my Clairefontaine paper pad and write a letter to a friend. Yes, a letter. On paper. And then I mail it at the post office with a stamp! I'm not a hoarder but my apartment is full of my pens, mainly fountain pens. My wife started collecting, mainly roller balls. We have an ENORMOUS number of pens, and we are obsessed with using them all (although I have one pen, and one pen only, that I placed into a hidden place as soon as I received it!). My oldest pen is my 1899 model Moore's Safety Pen. My newest pen is my 2017 Boston Safety Pen. Fie on technological progress!

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Posted 08 March 2018 - 20:46

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:



    Say that again, I have a pen here somewhere...

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Posted 08 March 2018 - 21:04

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


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#4 DaveT


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Posted 08 March 2018 - 21:55

Hello and welcome from Indiana!

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 01:21

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

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#6 northstar


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Posted 09 March 2018 - 03:25

Hello and welcome to FPN.

<p style="text-align:center;">《Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous ⊙ Who taught by the pen ⊙</p><p style="text-align:center;">Taught man that which he knew not》 (96/3-5)<div style="text-align: center"><img src="http://s5.postimg.or...so3/letter.png" alt="Snail Mail" class="center"></div>

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 05:27

Greetings and welcome to FPN.

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 08:25

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


I'm curious about the "hidden pen". What do you intend doing with it - eventually?

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 09 March 2018 - 14:24

Welcome! You will find lots of great information here and many suggestions to expand your collection, but it sounds like you may have too many pens (never) as is. Show us some of your pens when you can.

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 16:57

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

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#11 Wahl


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Posted 09 March 2018 - 17:24


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Posted 10 March 2018 - 22:07

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC.

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 21:23

Welcome from Columbus Ohio. 


although I have one pen, and one pen only, that I placed into a hidden place as soon as I received it!


Is that to hide it from "Mr. Bad Guy" who might steal it, or to hide it from your wife who might Use it and you will never get it back!  :yikes:

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