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I have been developing some web pages to showcase my Bexley collection and to provide a point of reference for collectors trying to identify a Bexley pen. The pages are not complete, but I thought I could put them out there for your preview now. Follow the link below and let me know what you think.

 

Dennis Bowden

 

Dennis, thanks for doing this; it'll be a great resource for all us Bexley fans. Only one problem, I see a couple of models I've just "gotta have". Keep up the good work.

Bryan

 

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes." Winston S. Churchill

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For those who are interested in mechanical pencils, I'm continuing to develop my Mechanical Pencil Museum site. The site contains research regarding manufacturers and direct links to view patents from freepatentsonline.com.

 

The link below takes you right to the museum. Additions and corrections are always welcome!

 

Jon

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For tose interested in the English Burnham pen company (Conway Stewart competitors) here is Alan Charlton's comprehensive work on their fountain pens. I am working on the burnham mechanical pencils sequel.

 

http://www.pengrauncher.co.uk/

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very useful link, thanks

Finally followed Gerry's suggestion to put the list in the first post, for easy access. Here it is :

 

http://www.vintagepens.com (David Nishimura)

http://www.penhero.com (Jim Mamoulides)

http://www.richardspens.com (Richard Binder)

 

http://www.ruettinge...de/e_index.html (Werner Ruettinger--- Pelikan History)

http://www.parker75.com/ (Lih-Tah Wong---Parker 75 guide)

http://www.ftic.info...ewart/index.htm (Jonathan Donahaye-Conway Stewart guide)

http://conway-stewart.old-pens.co.uk/ (David Wells---Conway Stewart guide)

http://www.jimgaston.com/ (Jim Gaston--lots of vintage ads, filling instructions, etc.) No Longer Pen Related

 

http://inventors.abo...ly/aa100197.htm

http://parkerpens.net/

http://www.paulwirt.com/

 

http://www.kamakurapens.com (Ron Dutcher's site)

http://www.platinumplace.tc/ (Chan Haw Sing's extensive Platinum site) - Link Broken

http://www.rickconne...oply/index.html (Rick Conner's site)

 

http://hans.presto.t...esterbrook.html (Hans Presto's site)

http://www.esterbrook.net/ (Brian Anderson's site)

 

http://www.billspens...nts/reprint.htm (Bill Acker's Catalogue Reprints)

 

 

PATENTS

http://ep.espacenet.com/ (patents - Denis Richard's post)

http://www.uspto.gov/index.html (patents - Free Citizen's post)

 

http://www.parker51.com (Ernesto Soler's new Parker 51 site - Maja's Post)

 

ESTERBROOK NIBS (Maja's Post):

http://www.richardspens.com/?page=ref_info/estienibs.htm (on Richard Binder's site)

http://www.snyderfam...t/estienibs.htm (on Larry Snyder's site)

http://www.vintagepe...nib_chart.shtml (from David Nishimura's site)

 

http://www.rickconner.net/penspotters/ (Penspotters Site - Rick Conner)

 

http://www.parkville...collection.html (Parkeville Pen.com - Dennis Bowden)

http://www.whiteappl...om/history.html (Esterbrook Dip Pens - Penariffic)

http://www.estilograficas.net/ (Spanish Pen Site)

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Came across this great book called Pen, Ink and Evidence which provides great overview of development of writing instruments and ink

 

You might also enjoy "The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing" by Ewan Clayton.

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I have just posted a full list (let me know if I've missed any!) of links to copies of The Jewelers' Circular viewable online. Most are at Google Books, and may not be accessible to readers outside the USA (though using a US proxy server will allow access -- the blocking is pretty easy to get around).

 

Jewelers' Circular

 

This joins previous posts of other link collections for those interested in historical periodicals:

 

American Stationer

The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer

Books and Notions/Bookseller and Stationer

 

In case you are wondering why all the fuss, the problem is that Google is very inconsistent about indexing old periodicals. Find one, start viewing it, search in the boxes shown below for other volumes, and you may end up with only some, or none. Ditto for searching under periodical names. Best luck I've found (subject to change, however, as Google changes things) is to search a title, DON'T click on the search result but instead click on the "More editions" link.

 

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