The year 2012 was a good one for pens, many unearthed from our Pen Show Wishlists, some off eBay, some from good friends. If you haven’t followed all our posts, here’s a visual sample of some of the best pens we scavenged up this past year.
Valentines Day 2012 – A Sheaffer Legacy for Brian, a Parker Duofold RB for Lisa
Baltimore Show Find – Heath GF Overlay
The Sheaffer 300 – One of the best modern pen performers of the year.
An Early Moore Safety in Box with Directions – Picked up in Little Rock
Intensity Cornflower – A.K.A. The Queen’s Pen
The TWSBI 540 Sapphire – One of my favorite users of the year.
H.M. Smith Taper Cap Eyedropper – Chicago Show Auction
Grieshaber Overlay – Chicago Show – A Special Birthday Gift
Lisa’s New Edison Pearlette – Chicago
Lisa’s S.T. Dupont Auction Win – Chicago
Edison Pen Co. Overlay – The OTHER Edison Pen Co. Raleigh Show
MontBlanc 124 – For Lisa’s Birthday, from Raleigh
Snap-Fil Open – Raleigh Pen Show
Unmarked Thumb/Sleeve Filler – Raleigh Pen Show
Wirt Filigree Eyedropper Overlay – Gem amongst the rest of the pens on the table – Raleigh Pen Show
Lamy Al-Stars – Two of our solid daily users
Aikin Lambert Basket Weave Filigree – Washington D.C. Supershow
Sterling Filigree Eyedropper – Unmarked, BIG! Washington D.C. Supershow
Sheaffer 100’s – Our first giveaway pen!
Bard & Brothers Dip Pen nibs, Nos. 2 & 8 – A Tale of Two Bard’s found in Dallas
Esterbrook H Pastel – Scarce clipless pastel. Dallas Pen Show
Mabie Todd Swan Eyedropper – Dallas Pen Show
Wirt Matchstick Filler – Dallas Pen Show
Aikin Lambert Filigree – Detroit Pen Show
Lisa’s Montblanc and My Beloved Bordeaux – Detroit Pen Show
TWSBI Micarta 803 and 805 – Another Awesome TWSBI
Goodyear’s Patent with Joseph Monaghan #5 Nib – Columbus Pen Show Auction
Monaghan Nib – Spectacular! Ohio Pen Show Auction
Swan Eyedropper – Post War Plastic Pen Ohio Pen Show
Wirt Screw Cap Eyedropper – Small Pen But Lovely! Ohio Pen Show
John Holland #8 that walked up to the table right before the end of the show. Ohio Pen Show
Sheaffer 3-25 that walked up to our table. Ohio Pen Show
The Delta Fusion 82 – The Pen I Lusted After for Months!
As you can see, we managed to find some rather fine pens last year. Let’s hope for an even better 2013!
Brian & Lisa