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Pen Trivia

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Question: A pen by Thomas Edison is still used today. What is its purpose?Answer: The first safe electric motor driven office appliance produced and sold in the United States was an electric pen, part of a complete outfit for duplicating handwritten documents and drawings. Thomas Edison filed a patent for his “Stencil-Pen” in 1876. The Stencil-pen was a commercial failure in its intended use of print duplication.The invention received a reincarnation in 1891. Edison’s Stencil-Pen became a launching point for a newly defined industry. With Samuel O’Reilly’s modification to the inventions’ original design, the art of tattoos received a new...

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Faber Castell E-Motion Fountain Pen Review

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Faber-Castell E-Motion Pure Black Fountain Pen The e-motion has long been one of the most popular Faber-Castell lines available. It has mainly been built with a wood or precious resin body and metal front section, cap and rear section. Faber-Castell’s latest iteration is a whole metal affair – the Pure Black edition. This is a modern looking, minimalist designed writing instrument. The body is made of an anodized aluminum with a guilloche pattern engraved on it, which offers a tactile feel and grip without being too rough. The front section, cap and end piece are chrome plated and then finished...

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Ink Trivia

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You have more choices than you think. Blue writing ink is the most popular color used for pens. To simply say you want to use blue ink does not narrow it down as to your choice. As with many colors, blue ink is available in many shades such as Sapphire, Regency, Blue Velvet, Royal, Midnight, Imperial, Cobalt, Cerulean, Electric, Blue Suede and Mediterranean. Pen Boutique also carries many brands that offer blue including Waterman, Parker, Noodler’s Ink, Pilot-Namiki, Cross, Lamy, Diamine, Faber-Castell, Sheaffer, Montblanc and Sailor.Question: What color helps you to remember?Answer: You are more likely to remember something if...

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The Graf Von Faber-Castell Walden Woods Limited Edition Fountain and Rollerball Pen

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Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) was an American philosopher, poet, and environmental scientist whose major work, Walden, draws upon each of these identities in meditating on the concrete problems of living in the world as a human being. He sought to revive a conception of philosophy as a way of life. He discussed his own scientific findings with leading naturalists of the day.The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility. The Project achieves this mission through the integration of conservation, education and research.Faber Castell Walden...

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Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Fountain Pen Review

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Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Fountain Pen The Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio line brings the high quality and craftsmanship of the luxury brand to the affordable price levels of the workhorse Faber-Castell lines. It is an elegantly designed piece which is constructed of a metal body covered by multiple layers of varnish. This varnish imparts a matte finish which is non-reflective and smooth to the touch. The front section, rear section and cap are all polished metal. The nib is stainless steel and plated with Rhodium. The body has fluting which not only gives the pen a sleek look but also...

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