Wisconsin Brick & Mortar Closing

Inevitable I guess.  When I started collecting there were at least three places in Philadelphia and now there are none, and NYC is down to one.  We still have pen shows! After 93 years, Daly's Pen Shop will close its doors for good WAUWATOSA - Daly’s Pen Shop is something of a museum. It has custom-made … Continue reading Wisconsin Brick & Mortar Closing

So What’s the “New” Part?

I've read this a couple of times and not sure what's really "new". Montblanc unveils a new boutique concept in Scottsdale The recently re-designed Montblanc boutique reopened on June 8, with 617-square-feet in the Scottsdale Fashion Square, featuring the Maison’s writing instruments, timepieces, leather goods, men’s accessories and jewelry. According to a press release, the … Continue reading So What’s the “New” Part?

St. Louis Pen Collector Passes

Any of our readers know Mr. Schenberg? Earl Schenberg, 78, acclaimed financial planner Earl Schenberg, an acclaimed financial planner and a nationally honored top salesman of the year, died July 4 of complications after suffering a fall, family members said.  He was 78 and a lifelong resident of St. Louis. Mr. Schenberg held the top … Continue reading St. Louis Pen Collector Passes

Pen History at Local Ohio Church Meeting

Another small tidbit.  (Is that redundant?)  Anyone know Mr. Whitacre? Meetings & Milestones The Deborah's of St. Paul's Lutheran Church met in Garnes Hall for their April meeting. President Gail Kelly welcomed everyone and gave the devotions taken from "A Thought for the Day." A short business meeting was held. John Whitacre presented the program … Continue reading Pen History at Local Ohio Church Meeting

Pen retailer in Dallas-Fort Worth.  (Not sure that the author's characterization of $200 as "expensive" for a fountain pen is consistent with my experience though.) A shopper's guide to Daiso dollar store and its cool Carrollton center Kinokuniya Next, I go to Kinokuniya, the bookstore. It's one of the largest bookstore chains in Japan. This … Continue reading

Splatoon 2’s weapons? I’m not sure what these are for.

I'm not sure what these are, although I hope that the more juvenile of collectors (and I don't mean by age) might show up with them at a pen show near you. Main Weapon: Flingza Roller A fountain pen inspired roller, this one is perfect for fans of the Carbon Roller. Flingza’s horizontal swings are … Continue reading Splatoon 2’s weapons? I’m not sure what these are for.