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    Default Colorado Pen Show

    About two weeks out from the show in Denver, this is going to be my first. Any Colorado pen veterans able to share anything I shouldn't miss, anything unique to this particular show? I know it's not a particularly large one but I figure that will keep me from getting too overwhelmed 😄

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    Default Re: Colorado Pen Show

    Read Richard's three webpages: http://www.richardspens.com/ref/shows/firstshow.htm

    • Ask questions.
    • Ask to dip a pen to try before you buy.
    • Cash is king, especially for small vintage pen vendors, but bring a credit card for the many vendors that do accept cards.

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    Default Re: Colorado Pen Show

    Make a list of your top priorities, eg buy inks you can't get easily elsewhere, get vintage parts, chat to independent pen makers, get nibs nibmeistered.

    See if there are activities you want to be involved in. (Google search for blogs on the show in past years sometimes helps)

    If you have a particular interest or know people who are going, get in touch before the show so you know your first port of call!

    And I should add:

    DO NOT go with your personal banker :-)

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