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#1 Braxfield

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 04:42

Originally from Edinburgh, now in Denver, having been one or two places in between.

 

First FP probably an Osmiroid in the early 1970s, with an italic nib.  Quink washable blue. Next was a decent Parker, from Brown's the Stationer on Nicholson Street, sadly stolen around 1984 (the date, place, and time I can still pinpoint with some accuracy and I will have my vengeance).  Stayed with Parker, parlayed with Pelikan (too pricey), and have knocked about with Germans and Americans ever since.  Currently discovering Cross, which I had always dismissed as belonging to the gift and luggage set.  Currently in a relationship with a gold-tipped Townsend of a certain age, and very happy. 

 

Between you and me, as a way of kindling a Japanese interest, I have considered forming a refuge for unwanted Nakaya Decapods, and can offer to reimburse postage.    

 

 

 

 

 


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#2 Chrissy

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 05:16

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:



#3 flyingpenman

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 12:25

Welcome to FPN from North Carolina! Enjoy your stay.
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#4 tbickiii

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 12:55

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


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#5 Henricum_Tropen

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 12:57

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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#6 PAKMAN

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 13:20

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


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#7 goodpens

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 18:46

Originally from Edinburgh, now in Denver, having been one or two places in between.
 
First FP probably an Osmiroid in the early 1970s, with an italic nib.  Quink washable blue. Next was a decent Parker, from Brown's the Stationer on Nicholson Street, sadly stolen around 1984 (the date, place, and time I can still pinpoint with some accuracy and I will have my vengeance).  Stayed with Parker, parlayed with Pelikan (too pricey), and have knocked about with Germans and Americans ever since.  Currently discovering Cross, which I had always dismissed as belonging to the gift and luggage set.  Currently in a relationship with a gold-tipped Townsend of a certain age, and very happy. 
 
Between you and me, as a way of kindling a Japanese interest, I have considered forming a refuge for unwanted Nakaya Decapods, and can offer to reimburse postage.    
 
 
 
 
 


Welcome. Hope to meet you at the pen show in Denver this October or at one of the Pen Posse meetups.

#8 Kelly G

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 19:03

Welcome!  I would second the suggestion for the Colorado Pen Show.  Good luck with your Nakaya refuge; unwanted Nakayas need somewhere to call home.


May we live, not by our fears but by our hopes; not by our words but by our deeds; not by our disappointments but by our dreams.

#9 Braxfield

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 01:19

Thank you, everyone.  Yes, the Colorado Pen Show is marked on the calendar.  I think the Nakaya Decapod plan is sound: it doesn't need to succeed a lot in order to be a success. 


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the Pickwick, the Owl and the Waverley Pen."


#10 Wahl

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 19:42

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#11 mitto

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 13:35

Greetings and welcome to FPN.
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Posted 17 July 2018 - 06:00

Hello and welcome to FPN.


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