The Pen Sac Company in California uses the original equipment of the White Rubber Company, which started in 1926 and was the maker of the ink sacs for most fountain pen manufacturers.
Hoover (along with Orion, London, and Gefion) was one of the sub-brands of the Danish Miller Pen Co., started by Johannes Iversen in 1908 – although the Hoover name didn’t appear until the 1930’s. This 883 is very similar in READ MORE
This Matador Click 123 has an extra-fine nib with an easily-controlled flex and an unstained ink window. It is a piston-filler, made in Germany, date unknown. The writing was done using the pen, filled with black Lamy ink on a READ MORE
This pen was made-to-order out of bog oak which is anywhere between 600 and 8500 years old, although based on how easy it was to turn, I would estimate it to be on the younger side of that range, since bog READ MORE
Three Parker Duofold NS pens made in Denmark by the Chr. Olsen (Penol) factory around 1947. V201709 (Burgundy) V201744 (Olive Green) V201720 (Black)
Skribent was a sub-brand of the Chr. Olsen factory, better known for the Penol and Parker pens in Denmark. The origins of the name “Skribent” are debated, although it is likely that it is derived from the word “skribe” which READ MORE
This is a second-generation Sheaffer Valiant, made around 1947 or 1948, since the cap band is slightly smaller than that of the 1945-46 model (see comparison photos here). It is a vacuum-filler with an ink reservoir that is inserted inside READ MORE
This set is dated 3.9.57 as was therefore probably made in the 1950’s. The 883 fountain pen has a Fine nib with a nice flex and a clean ink window, and is in very good condition. The 189 pencil uses 1.18 mm READ MORE