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FredRydr posted a topic in Clubs, Meetings and EventsHello everyone! The Central Penn Pens group will meet again to celebrate the arrival of Autumn. The various pen shows have changed your pen collections, so bring along what you have to show and trade. And be prepared to trade ink. Many of you are now familiar with the venue for showing and sharing your pen hobby. So, let’s just relax in the back room of the Café Fresco, that local eatery where we’ve been meeting on and off for over ten years. The next meeting of the Central Penn Pens group will take place on Saturday, 21st of September at 1:00pm. This location just east of Harrisburg is lik
peroride posted a topic in Fountain Pen ReviewsOsprey Pens - Milano Ojemoka Japanese Ebonite (F) fountain pen, a long term BIFL investment for generations to come Take home: Hidden gem of extreme value in a classically designed Japanese ebonite pen with a mission toward the future: Appearance & Design (10) - This is a classic flat top subtly tapering cylindrical design much like a vintage Parker Duofold. It sports a rolling ball clip, secured threaded post, small grip section with unobtrusive threads after a small step down from the barrel. … Construction & Quality (9.5) - Construction is excellent with an extreme polis
So I've been active on FPN for a couple months now and have been delving into the world of fountain pens for a bit longer. Over that time I've knowingly interacted exactly one fountain pen using civilian in real life (not counting a couple of antique dealers who have an interest in fountain pens). It was fantastic to talk, however briefly with someone who shared my interest: we ran into each other at an estate sale and looked at/chatted about the Konrad he was carrying and my Reform 1745 (it almost took all of the sting out of the fact that he beat me by a matter of seconds to a box with two
circlepattern posted a topic in Fountain & Dip Pens - First StopI was wondering if there are any common places (EX: Certain mall shops, stores). I just dislike how in online store I can't see and feel everything and only have the pictures and occasionally video. Not to mention the anxiety attacks waiting for packages to arrive, so any store suggestions?