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.A. 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 Mont Blanc 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