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Churchill’s Fountain Pen at Auction

Collectible and great provenance.  More photos of  the pen on the website linked to below. Winston Churchill's fountain pen could fetch £1,200 at auction A fountain pen used by Winston Churchill to sign state papers during his second premiership between 1951 an 1955 is being sold at auction in Northamptonshire. The vintage black 'Swan Mable … Continue reading Churchill’s Fountain Pen at Auction

Franklin-Christoph Company Profile

Nice profile of Franklin-Christoph, which also runs our local pen show in Philadelphia. Franklin-Christoph Builds Pens With Strength And Honor The Franklin Company's American lineage dates to 1901, when the Franklin family began manufacturing ceramics in Marietta, Georgia. Today,  Franklin-Christoph is best known for its fine writing instruments and accessories, and has been under the direction of CEO … Continue reading Franklin-Christoph Company Profile

Tokyo Shop lets you Mix Your Own Ink

The shop sells pens and pencils, ink and personalized notebooks.  The idea of a store that let you mix your own custom color inks intrigued me most. Celebrating the Joy of Writing with Kakimori Made-to-Order Notebooks Tokyo stationery shop Kakimori offers custom-made notebooks and other unique items that inspire people to shun all things digital … Continue reading Tokyo Shop lets you Mix Your Own Ink