When my seven year old announced that he wanted his very own fountain pen, part of me celebrated his growing interest. A larger part of me, however, delighted in the knowledge that he might soon stop borrowing my pens.
We decided on a color—blue—and I suggested a Lamy Safari and some light blue ink. Then mommy went shopping!
Here’s what I found:
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Jet Pens offers free shipping on orders of $25 or more.
Goldspot offers free shipping on orders of $99 or more if you enter a coupon code.
Goulet Pens offers free shipping on orders of $100 or more (offer valid through July 31st).
Both Goldspot and Writer’s Bloc required that I enter all of my information (name, address, phone, email and payment data) before showing me shipping options and costs. I don’t like that. I should be able to select my items and provide only my ZIP Code to review shipping fees. If I like what I see, I’ll continue the checkout process.
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Marcia Green lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and three children—all boys. She is a Stay at Home Mom (Domestic Engineer), an unequivocal Fountain Pen Geek, and a devout Coupon Clipper. Her entire household can be found at most any neighborhood garage sale every Sunday.