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The Summer 2020 Pennant Is In Final Edit!


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Posted 05 July 2020 - 16:54

Hi Folks!

 

The Summer 2020 Pennant is in final edit!  We expect it to go to print soon and mailed later this month.

 

This is the cover shot:  A Carter Derby in Black and Pearl from the article by Ross McKinney, "Carter's Fountain Pens:  The Black Derbies." 

 

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This issue is packed with great content:

 

THE PEN DESK SET COMPANY - Roger Wooten investigates a little-known company incorporated in 1929 and although it didn’t actually make any products of its own it controlled the desk set market for over a decade.

 

THE ANGLES OF OUR BETTER WRITING - Andrew Midkiff describes the history and uses of oblique nibs.

 

CARTER’S FOUNTAIN PENS: THE BLACK DERBIES - Ross McKinney Jr. explores Carter’s highly collectible Derby pens from the 1930s.

 

THE INVENTIONS AND PENS OF MYER PHINEAS - Andrew Midkiff introduces and tells the fascinating story of another early steel pen maker.

 

THE LANCASTER STORY, PART I - Jan Koenig traces the activities of pioneer pen maker Warren N. Lancaster inspired by his finding an old Lancaster pen.

 

STILL SHEAFFER - Laura Chandler talks to Dan Reppert about his experiences working at Sheaffer Pen.

 

TECH TALK NO. 4 - Todd Eberspacher and Tim Laros discuss Parker’s Jammed Cap Remover.

 

If you aren't a member of the Pen Collectors of America - You Should Be.

 

Find out how to join and receive each packed issue here:

 

https://pencollectorsofamerica.org

 

Thanks!

 

 



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Posted 08 July 2020 - 19:44

Hi Folks!

 

This is the back cover:  An early Lancaster pen from the collection of author Jan Koenig, featured in the article, THE LANCASTER STORY, PART I - where Jan Koenig traces the activities of pioneer pen maker Warren N. Lancaster inspired by his finding an old Lancaster pen.

 

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