Jump to content

Where are the Vintage Esterbrook fans?



corgicoupe
Rate Topic 0

Recommended Posts

Estycollector
7 hours ago, gweimer1 said:

I lose WAY more than I win on eBay.

Don't we all. :)

"Respect science, respect nature, respect all people (s),"

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 74
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • gweimer1

    14

  • corgicoupe

    13

  • inkstainedruth

    8

  • NumberSix

    8

corgicoupe

There is a way to avoid that...

Baptiste knew how to make a short job long

For love of it. And yet not waste time either.

Robert Frost

Link to post
Share on other sites
10 hours ago, gweimer1 said:

I lose WAY more than I win on eBay.  I sometimes refer to myself as the seller's friend.  There are so many pens out there, that everyone gets the one they want eventually.  There are few pens that make me froth at the mouth enough to forget the price, but it's been known to happen.

What would cause froth to form?

San Francisco International Pen Show - They have dates! August 23-24-25, 2019 AND August 28-29-30, 2020. Book your travel and tables now! My PM box is usually full. Just email me: my last name at the google mail address.

Link to post
Share on other sites
10 hours ago, gweimer1 said:

I lose WAY more than I win on eBay.  I sometimes refer to myself as the seller's friend.  There are so many pens out there, that everyone gets the one they want eventually.  There are few pens that make me froth at the mouth enough to forget the price, but it's been known to happen.

What would cause froth to form?

San Francisco International Pen Show - They have dates! August 23-24-25, 2019 AND August 28-29-30, 2020. Book your travel and tables now! My PM box is usually full. Just email me: my last name at the google mail address.

Link to post
Share on other sites
9 hours ago, FarmBoy said:

What would cause froth to form?

 

A white A101 might do it.

Link to post
Share on other sites

These are two examples made in Brazil. If I'm not mistaken, a CJ and another LJ.

They need a little affection. Their turn will come when the repair queue moves a little.

Regards

WP_20210120_18_10_47_Rich (2).jpg

WP_20210120_18_11_17_Rich (2).jpg

Link to post
Share on other sites
NumberSix
10 hours ago, gweimer1 said:

 

A white A101 might do it.

 

So is the A101 a rare model? I only found one on ebay after a quick search.

 

I see there's also a cartridge model that presumably would not be recommended. (at least my Waterman CF has a 3rd party converter available)

Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, gweimer1 said:

Belo vermelho!

It was made in the late 1950s. The colors offered here in Brazil were very beautiful. I will look for some pictures of friends to give an idea of the color palette. These are mine, but they are neglected.

Link to post
Share on other sites
12 minutes ago, NumberSix said:

 

So is the A101 a rare model? I only found one on ebay after a quick search.

 

I see there's also a cartridge model that presumably would not be recommended. (at least my Waterman CF has a 3rd party converter available)

 

The A101 isn't really rare, and yes, there is the CA101 that uses cartridges.

 

It's the white one that I have only heard of one that exists....and guess who has it?  😎

Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, gweimer1 said:

 

The A101 isn't really rare, and yes, there is the CA101 that uses cartridges.

 

It's the white one that I have only heard of one that exists....and guess who has it?  😎

I’d guess me but I have two, one of each. 

San Francisco International Pen Show - They have dates! August 23-24-25, 2019 AND August 28-29-30, 2020. Book your travel and tables now! My PM box is usually full. Just email me: my last name at the google mail address.

Link to post
Share on other sites

I should add that one is horribly stained with red ink so don’t feel bad. 

San Francisco International Pen Show - They have dates! August 23-24-25, 2019 AND August 28-29-30, 2020. Book your travel and tables now! My PM box is usually full. Just email me: my last name at the google mail address.

Link to post
Share on other sites
6 minutes ago, FarmBoy said:

I’d guess me but I have two, one of each. 

 

And you would guess right.  If you ever want to part with the clean one, let me know.

For that matter...either one.  😎

Link to post
Share on other sites
NumberSix
40 minutes ago, FarmBoy said:

I should add that one is horribly stained with red ink so don’t feel bad. 

 

35 minutes ago, gweimer1 said:

 

And you would guess right.  If you ever want to part with the clean one, let me know.

For that matter...either one.  😎


Put it on eBay first, and I will shill bid for you. (For a 20% cut) He’s already admitted he will pay just about any price for one.😈

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Announcements


×
×
  • Create New...