Happy Fountain Pen Day!

Fountain Pen Day

Left to right:
very old Shaeffer “no-nonsense”
My first Lamy, a Vista (see through), now with a 1.5 nib
Cheap Platinum Preppy
Kwaeko Sport
Platinum Plaisir (same nib as Preppy but better pen body)
Lamy Al Star
Lamy Safari with 1.1 nib

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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8 Responses to Happy Fountain Pen Day!

  1. joantav says:

    You have quite a collection of pens…but not quite as many as Tina. It is fun to see which ones you use. I have 2 Lamy safaris and a platinum preppy.

  2. redharparts says:

    I’m using the Preppy more when sketching out on-location. I’ve damaged or lost one too many “good” (meaning, more costly) pens. The Preppy has a decent nib and is cheap. If I damage or loose it, nothing much lost.

  3. dapplegrey says:

    Your Safari Vista is so utterly see through it’s invisible – as are all the others! Is it just me – or is the picture missing altogether? (The Safari Vista was my first Lamy and I loved it too).

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