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Good evening all. I got bit by the fountain pen bug a few months ago. To date, I've found two 51s, a 51 special, and a 25 in the wild. All of these are aeromatics. All but one was brought back to live in my kitchen. The other was restored and is my everyday pen.

 

I've also got two very old Underwoods under repair. If, anyone has information on the Underwood Company, I'd be very happy to hear it.

 

All the best,

 

Bob

 

 

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Greetings and Welcome to the FPN!

See with what large letters I have written you with my own hand. GaVIxi

The pen is the interpreter of the soul: what one thinks, the other expresses. (MdC)

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Hi and welcome to FPN

 

You seem to like the older Parkers. Indeed much better than the modern ones.

 

I'm not familiar with Underwood. With that name I have typewriters in mind, but I may be incorrect.

 

Enjoy the forum

 

 

D.ick

 

Edit: Indeed Underwood started as a supplier to Remington, also made typewriters under their own name.

 

And there is an Underwood of London, selling luxury goods, including some pens, but modern ones.

 

And have a look here:

https://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/index.php/topic/122903-please-post-a-picture-of-your-favourite-black-fountain-pen/page-9?do=findComment&comment=2305354

 

D.ick

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Hi Bob,

 

You have come to the right place. There are some of the nicest, most helpful people. Go ahead, ask any questions you want but it helps if you use the search box to find out if it's already been asked and answered.

 

Still so much to learn and so many valuable resources.

 

BTW, check out the Boston Pen People and come on down to our meetings. Next one is January 25th, I think, at the Marriott in Newton.

 

Welcome

“Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today, because if you do it today and like it, you can do again tomorrow!”

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Welcome, Bob !

 

The love of vintage Parker fountain pens is a natural evolution of intelligent, tasteful, beautiful people.

 

Try some Private Reserve DC Supershow Blue in your Parker 51.

Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn.
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen:
Verweile doch, du bist so schön !

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

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Hello Bob. Greetings from out on the west coast and a warm welcome to FPN. Glad you've joined us; it's great to have you here.

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Welcome !

 

Bitten by the FP bug. Well, no cure here I'm afraid. The prescription ?....further FP's, and watch the family grow.

 

Happy fountain penning.

thanks & best wishes, Captain Nib

...keep nibbing on...

Don't look down on someone, unless helping them up :D

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