Read the full article for more information. The uncertain future of handwriting Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether? We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer … Continue reading Benefits of Handwriting
Normally I'm not an aficionado of this category of pens, but as this counts (in my book) as a brick and mortar store in the Philadelphia region, here you go. I can only wish he'd stock brand-name pens in addition to his own make. GW Pens Set to Hold Grand Opening of Brick & Mortar … Continue reading A Brick & Mortar Near Philadelphia
Of course pens weren't the only illicit booty, and I won't say that I don't care about the others (including a Ferrari), but for the purposes of this blog we'll focus on the pens. Feds seize $350K, second luxury pen in FCA-UAW scandal Detroit — FBI agents have seized $354,000 and rare $35,700 fountain pens … Continue reading How’s this for a Story Opening Line?
The Souverän M800 (the Ocean Swirl is technically an 805 since it has silver trim) is one of my favorite pens. It's size is large yet not cumbersome, and it writes flawlessly. I love the classic green stripe, but also enjoy the variety that has been available in recent years. The Ocean Swirl Pen From … Continue reading Pelikan’s Latest Souverän M800 Size
A very thoughtful essay on choice of writing instruments by a high school student . Ever think about size of pencil lead? Writing is a form of self-expression, and the tool we choose to write with, though seemingly insignificant, is part of our identity. Just like handwriting, word choice and phrasing, the medium in which … Continue reading On Your Choice of Writing Implement
I'm impressed that the Financial Times dedicated an article to a fountain pen. Design classic: Meisterstück 149 fountain pen Distinctively chunky and cigar-like, it is beloved for its gravitas when signing on the dotted line Beloved by heads of state and businesspeople for its gravitas when signing on the dotted line, the Meisterstück 149 (German … Continue reading The Classic Montblanc 149
That's a line more likely to be written by a pen seller than a pen collector. Luxury investment: your guide to buying a precious pen Writing instruments are a globally collected product, and tend to hold their value over time ...This might explain why stationery is an important market for both age-old auction houses and … Continue reading Pens as an Investment