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I know some of you dislike ebay but there is an Esterbrook display case on ebay. The case comes with a selection of seventy NOS nibs. There are also some pens included. The item is titled "vintage esterbrook fountain pens". I wish i could buy it but i am sure that the price will quickly jump beyond what i can spend without getting a divorce or significantly reducing my life expectancy.

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/vintage-esterbrook-fountain-pens-/222027959860?hash=item33b1e5ce34:g:JGwAAOSwG-1WxhtT

 

Normal disclaimer: I have nothing to do with this sale or the person selling it, just saw it today while avoiding grading papers. Hope i am not violating any rules here. Sorry if i am.

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In that case, I'll abstain :)

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Paul


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That is nice, but I'll stay with the Parker cases that I can afford...

 

I wasn't bidding on the case at all, nor the pens. Those 70 NOS nibs, however, are an entirely different matter. :lol:

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Mine too. Someone must really want it.

 

It's interesting to see an item jump in $50 increments, and not inch up like some of these do.

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I did not see past the case. Woow a boat load of nibs.

As of now [ when typing this ] the bid is at $610.00. I could swing at it, however I am in the

market for a new stove at this time and will buy one this weekend as mine died and I will spend about $650 - $700 for a new stove. I need it for Easter as I am the host.

 

So I will pass on this item.

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And, it's still at a reasonable price for everything in the listing. If the one bidder stays in his pattern, I wouldn't be surprised to see it go to $700, and that would still be decent. Not great, but not bad.

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Well as of now (2/25, about 5:45 PM EST) it's sold. Hammer went down at $610 US. Way too rich for my blood.

Wonder if anyone here got it. And if we'll shortly see a bunch of listings for nibs (and if any of them are on my "want list"...).

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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