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fullfederhalter posted a topic in Fountain & Dip Pens - First StopI stopped by a local thrift shop today and got a book, Fountain Pens-History, Repair, and Current Values by Cliff Lawrence (Collector Books, 1977). The book contains lots of good information, but the last section is a pictured price guide of approximately 100 pens. Naturally, prices from 42 years ago are low, but when adjusted for inflation (314.4%), they show how some pens have far outstripped inflation, while others are about the same (or less) value today. This is not meant as a comment on the accuracy or a criticism of Mr.Lawrence's book. It was one of the first books on the topic, and