Collectors We Might Know

Yeah, when anyone asks how many pens I have, I laugh too.  This article talks about a couple of people who actually use their pens, pen shows, and it’s nice that the obligatory journalists’ reference to expensive pens is just an aside.

A feel for fountain pens

Retro instruments draw fans for their look, feel and value

John Reche’s collection began with something headed to the garbage dump….

…In the 12 years since a friend brought him a few pens found in a neighbor’s trash, Reche’s collection has grown to fill a room of his home. When you ask him how many pens he has, he laughs….

http://www.journalgazette.net/features/A-feel-for-fountain-pens-17958172

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