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History of Demonstrator Pens: Featuring Pelikan Special Edition M805

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Demonstrator pens, also known as skeleton pens, were originally furnished by manufacturers to dealers, so that the features of their products could be shown to potential buyers. Sales reps from the classic era would not have called on a customer without a couple of these demonstrators in his sample case; they would use them to show dealers the latest tricks for keeping ink inside a pen. Today, many collectors seek out these rare old demonstrators.The first demonstrators had openings cut in their barrels, and usually, their caps. These would typically allow direct viewing of the filling mechanism and the section-inner...

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Pen Trivia - Left Handed Writers and Nibs

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Bias against left-handed people is discrimination, conscious or not, against people who are left-handed dominant. Approximately 10% of the world's population is left-handed. Yet many common tools are designed solely for use by right-handed people, making them difficult, painful, or unsafe for left-handed people to use. These range from simple objects such as scissors to dangerous machinery such as power saws. Even in relatively "modern" societies, left-handed people historically have been—and in some places still are—forced from childhood to use their right hands for tasks which they would naturally perform with the left, such as eating and writing.Left-handed people who...

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10th Anniversary Special Giveaway Contest - NOW CLOSED

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***************************CONTEST CLOSED**********************Pen Boutique’s 10th Anniversary Special Giveaway Contest is now closed. Hence, we would like to put you all out of your misery and reveal the correct answer. Mount Everest is located in NEPAL.We would like to take this opportunity to inform you all that the contest received an overwhelming response and Pen Boutique is thankful to all the participants for their unmatched enthusiasm and zeal. We will announce the Lucky Winner of the contest shortly, who will get a Pelikan Mount Everest Fountain Pen, as promised.If you have submitted the right answer, then you might as well win this...

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10th Year Anniversary Special Giveaway

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Pen Boutique 10th Anniversary Special Giveaway Contest !! In which country is Mt. Everest located? https://www.facebook.com/pensboutique?v=app_1630325090527960 Name the country where Mt. Everest is located and win Pelikan Special Edition Mount Everest!How to ParticipateLike our Official Facebook Page to become a fan.1. Answer the contest question correctly.2. Answer herehttps://www.facebook.com/pensboutique?v=app_16303250905279603. Win the contest!Contest Starts: 11/6/2014Contest Ends: 11/30/2014Do you know where the world’s highest summit is located? Pen Boutique is 10 years old. To celebrate this joyous occasion, we bring to you yet another chance to win an exotic writing tool. As Pen Boutique strides ahead to reach the top of its game...

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Pelikan M101N Tortoise Fountain Pen Review

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Pelikan Souverän M101N Tortoisehell Red Fountain Pen For the collectors amongst us, Pelikan began issuing the Special Edition M101N series as a throw-back to a line that was originally introduced in 1937. Now in its third Special Edition iteration, the Pelikan Souverän M101N Tortoisehell Red is the latest version to come out of Germany. These Special Edition pens pay homage to the lines and shape of the original piece while utilizing the best in modern technology and materials. The body itself is made of cellulose acetate and has a somewhat striated design with differing shades of brown inlaid on an...

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