“Best Pens” as seen by…

I've never heard of their #6.  The others are all decent buys. The best fountain pens 2018: bring some timeless style to your desk Add some grown-up glamour to your desktop or pencil case with our pick of the best fountain pens and cartridge pens ...The Swiss-made Caran d’Ache Ecridor takes our top spot for … Continue reading “Best Pens” as seen by…

Another Modern Duofold LE

  New Limited-Edition Parker Duofold Commemorates Founder Next month, in celebration of Parker’s 130th anniversary, a new Duofold pen is making its debut, commemorating founder George S. Parker’s travels around the globe. The Duofold “The Craft of Travelling” limited edition comprises just 1,300 pens, each individually numbered... From Tahiti to Tonga, the new Caledonian Islands to … Continue reading Another Modern Duofold LE

Parker Pens on CBS Sunday Morning

We love to see fountain pens getting attention in the mainstream media.  This short news article gives a quick overview from George Parker's birth, to the status of his 6-bedroom house, now owned by Paul Ryan, speaker of the house. http://www.cbsnews.com/common/video/cbsnews_video.swf ​Almanac: The Parker pen And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: November … Continue reading Parker Pens on CBS Sunday Morning

Maldives’ independence and a Parker 51

Nice to read about pens we know and their place in history.  This “1/10 12 carat rolled gold” pen of the “Parker 51” with a burgundy barrel and gold filled cap, was presented as a gift at the ceremony held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 26 July 1965 to liberate Maldives from the British protectorateship. … Continue reading Maldives’ independence and a Parker 51