Unfortunately this is too common for pen dealers and collectors traveling with a number of valuable pens. While we don’t hear a story like this every show, there are also thefts off of dealer’s tables.
Pens Worth $40,000 Stolen From Car Parked At Museum Campus
Dan Smith, an Iowa fountain pen collector who runs The Nibsmith, vacations with his family in the city for the Chicago Pen Show every year. On May 4, they were moving from a Downtown hotel to one closer to the Pen Show when the family decided to go to the museum campus….