» Celebrating National Fountain Pen Day (Month!)

This past Friday (November 2nd) was The first EVER National Fountain Pen Day and I’m wondering how you chose to celebrate. Did you buy a new bottle of ink? Swap out the summery colors in your pens for ones to better represent fall and the changing leaves?  Or maybe you treated yourself to a new or vintage pen – if so, tell me! I’d love to hear. I myself inked up my Pelikan M200 and was writing about Hurricane Sandy in my blank Webbie.

Didn’t get a chance to celebrate? Let’s make a whole month out of this holiday!

The image above is from Ivan Romero – ivan365 on Instagram.

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I hugged my Lamy Dialog3 and ordered the new Lamy Studio Limited Edition in Red.

My observation of the day was a hand-written blog entry (on, I hasten to add, a Rhodia tablet); the writing was easy enough, but the technical processing to convert it to something web-visible was hassle enough to make me glad it’s not a whole month, in fact.

Of course, around my place, every day is a day of fountain pens. That it was hard to mark out one as special was only to be expected.

By youstruckgold on November 5th, 2012 at 5:59 pm

Letters to friend and an Omas 360 Lucens LE in my hands!

i bought a new/ old esterbrook off ebay… been wanting to try out a vintage FP for a while!


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