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    Hello folks,

    I'm David from Vermont in the USA, I've had a fountain pen problem since my grade school years, which is a long time ago now... I have a few pens from before the self-filling days, lots of early to mid 1900s pens and a decent set of American and Japanese pens from the 60s through 80s. I also have a massive backlog of pens needing a re-sac

    While I like collecting and history as well as the challenge of basic restoration, I'm more about just having cool pens to write with every day, since with few exceptions I loathe ballpoints!

    Yeah, I like celluloid and hard rubber propelling pencils too...

    It's a disease, but you all know that already

    I've posted on Pentrace since early days, but took a break for years, assuming that my collection was stable and wouldn't need increasing or discussing, but it seems I was overly optimistic on that count, so here I am on yet another forum: good to meet you all!

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    Hello and welcome to FPGeeks.
    Regards, Chrissy | My Blog: inkyfountainpens

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    So many fun pens, so many great inks, so many terrific people in this community with whom to share your pen enthusiasm. Glad you joined, awa54.
    "I am a galley slave to pen and ink." ~Honore de Balzac

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    My Sister's Website: Rose Hill Studios
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    Welcome

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    Sorry for the terrible image quality, I'm a skilled photographer, but don't have a good copy setup at home ...and my phone camera is, well, junk really.

    Sheaffer piston.jpg

    Vac/piston Sheaffer Craftsman (?) With nickel trim and a wet writing medium 33 nib.
    Last edited by awa54; July 30th, 2019 at 09:21 PM.

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    Hi David

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    Hello there.

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    Hello and welcome.
    I am a Penpaller and Correspondent. I have a blog. I have a snail mail forum for discussion and postal challenges....
    Best wishes,
    Mia

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    Welcome to FPG, David.
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