Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski

Pen Collecting

I have made some attempt at pen collecting over the last few months. As far as I can tell, the other pen collectors are very efficient as sucking up all the old fountain pens on the open market in my area. The antique stories know to collect the pens up and sell them in bulk.

That fact makes pens a very un-fun hobby.

The only way to go up the food chain is to get lucky at yard sales, go to estate sales, or otherwise get up that food chain. I'm not that dedicated to an admittedly secondary hobby. I am interesting in writable pens first, and collectability second.

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