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What You Should Know Before Choosing a Pen

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What You Should Know Before Choosing a Pen

A fountain pen is no ordinary pen. The way it effortlessly glides across a paper is not by accident. A fountain pen is meant to function and operate very differently than, say, your basic rollerball pen. It’s on purpose and by design. Do you know why? Do you know how? It is helpful to understand the inner workings of a fountain pen to be able to best utilize its unique capabilities. Knowing how a fountain pen comes together is an excellent way to troubleshoot any problems you might encounter. With that said, let’s begin your Fountain Pen 101 Anatomy Course....

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Can I monetize my pen collection?

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Can I monetize my pen collection?

Lots of people collect pens, just like they collect stamps, baseball cards, or those eclectic mounted-fish plaques. We collect these items because we like them and they have value for us. The question is, will your pen collection be valuable to anybody else? That depends on a host of different factors. We asked pen collectors to tell us how they go about selling their pens, and they offered these handy tips: William Taylor William Taylor is the Senior Recruitment Advisor at VelvetJobs. The Older the Pen the Higher the Price Yes, you can monetize your pen collection, especially if they...

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Finding Affordable Prices for Fountain Pens and More

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Finding Affordable Prices for Fountain Pens and More

Are you looking to purchase a quality pen but don’t want the high-dollar price tag? Look no further. Plenty of options do indeed exist for pen lovers that want a fine writing instrument without spending a small fortune. Pens come in all shapes, sizes, and prices. If you want to pay around $100, there is a pen for that. If you want to spend closer to $50, there is a pen for that too. In fact, there is a large selection of pens out there that are affordable yet don’t skimp on functionality, capabilities, or quality. First, let’s clarify that...

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5 Outstanding Pens That Won’t Cost A Fortune

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5 Outstanding Pens That Won’t Cost A Fortune

For people who are new to the world of pens, the dizzying variety and difference in cost might be overwhelming. Maybe you were shopping for someone’s birthday and thought you’d be buying an especially fancy Bic but found yourself rudely awakened. While we can all aspire to own a solid gold fountain pen with an engraved mammoth ivory grip, those pens are slightly out of grasp for the average fountain pen fan. Fortunately, there’s no need for a loan when starting a pen collection. There are myriad reasonably priced pens that will flesh out a collection and write reliably on...

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Can you bring your fountain pen in flight without getting ink everywhere?

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Can you bring your fountain pen in flight without getting ink everywhere?

When you are used to having your favorite fountain pen within reach all the time, you may not want to leave it behind when you go on business trips or even vacation. Unfortunately, we have all seen what changes in cabin pressure can do to travel-size toiletries. You are right to be concerned that the ink from your pen could spill all over your luggage in transit. Keep reading to find out more about traveling with fountain pens from our pen enthusiasts. Buy Product Martin Seeley Martin Seeley, CEO of MattressNextDay. Top it Up Before Your Flight You can bring...

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