Fountain pens vary widely in price and collectability. While some luxury pens are widely available from pen boutiques, others are part of limited production collections that are only available for purchase for a short time. Deciding whether or not to use these high-value irreplaceable pens can be a difficult decision. Find out below what some of our readers think collectors should do with their unique pens.
Dan Fugardi, Managing Partner at Vantage BP.
A Collectible Item Should Remain “Mint”
I believe that if you are truly a collector, you should never use the item. Pens are needed for very few things today. You should have one pen you use if you happen to write a lot and like how it writes, but ultimately, experts can tell when things have been used, and all collector items should remain mint whenever possible.
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