When asked to describe me in one word, my wife once had said “Quirky”. If you know me, you know that is as close a word as it gets to describe me as any. If you know me even more, you probably also know that one of my quirks is that I do not use any pen other than fountain pens. (I have modest collection of them too).
Today, I finally realized how my wife feels in those clothes and dress stores she seems to go to all the time 🙂 Went to the Atlanta Pen Show that opened today. I am easily distracted by a nice fountain pen (especially with fine nibs). They had hundreds and hundreds of them!! Some were of unbelievable vintage. And I met a couple of guys who hand made some of those pens. I was like a kid in a candy store. Really really did not want to come back.
Rajib – which is your favorite and why?
Apurva’s childhood friend followed his dreams and fascination for fountain pens and runs his own handcrafted fountain pen company out of CA. Check out: http://aplimitededitions.com/pens-limited.html
Neal, Caran d ach, ST DuPont … But the ones I like most are non branded handcrafted ones. I currently use a ST DuPont that I bought 15 years back. The street value went up three times when ST stopped making that pen. I think there are only 100 of those pens in the world today!!
Rashmi, awesome! I should meet him some day!
Have you heard of Gandhi edition pen by Mont Blanc?