Category Archives: Repair

Announcing New Reproduction Sheaffer PFM Point Holder Gasket!

After close to nine months in development, we proudly announce our new reproduction Sheaffer PFM Point Holder Gasket!

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Client Repair Now on Hiatus Until November

Despite going full time with the business end of August, I have not seemed to catch up on my repair work.

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Bench Time Episode 2

More time at the bench on a beautiful Sunday afternoon!

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Bench Time Episode 1

Join me for the first episode of Bench Time, probably where I spend most of my time cleaning my bench off in preparation for some repairs!

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What’s Up for the Weekend?!

Good Morning Fellow Pen Collectors! Happy Friday!!  Despite a couple of inches of super fluffy snow that covered us last night, it’s not tooo cold out, and it’s sunny at least.

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Zen and the Art of Pen Polishing: Micro-Mesh

For years, I was a staunch anti-polisher.  I never polished pens.  With anything.  No simichrome, no flitz, no polish of any kind.  I figured the pen had lived its life for 50 to near 100 years as is and a … Continue reading

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Pen Repair: The Moore Safety Pen

Last November I got my first taste of one of the coolest filling systems ever, the safety pen.  Many are familiar with this filling system in its most common form, the Waterman safety, whereby you turn a knob at the … Continue reading

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