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Saturday
Apr092005

Busy, Busy Busy!

Apologies for being a bit quiet here the past few weeks. life has been very busy on both the professional and personal side of things and blogging is a lower priority right now.

However, i have some posts brewing on my mind right now that I'm looking forward to writing up, that will be coming in the next few weeks.

On the pen front, Michael Leddy in the Pen Freak comments helped me sort out the exact model of Shaeffer fountain pen I have here, with broken off pen cap clip — it's the Triumph Intrigue, which looks very much like the image below:

triumph.jpg

I think I'm going to try and locate a new pen cap for it, and maybe even locate a backup of the same or similar pen online somewhere. we'll see. There's always the Lamy Safari line that interests me, Fisher Space Pens and the Vanishing Point fountain pens from Namiki to explore. So many pens, so little time :-)

Have a great weekend!

Reader Comments (5)

Having just acquired a new Lamy Safari to replace the one my dog Gracie chewed up, I highly recommend the brand. Great fountain pens and they come in a ton of different colors, all for around $20. Hard pen to beat.
April 10, 2005 | Unregistered Commentermashby
Mike:

As an everyday workhorse, I have found the VP's to be the best. Their design is outstanding and the retractable nib is wonderful for the work environment. Their nibs are truly wonderful...and easily and cheaply replaceable.

Great FP for the price!!

Be well and keep blogging...I enjoy your site!
April 11, 2005 | Unregistered CommenterKirk
Mike, I'm glad I could help. But it's the Triumph Imperial. : )
April 14, 2005 | Unregistered CommenterMichael Leddy
Imperial, Imperial... :-)
April 14, 2005 | Unregistered CommenterMike Rohde
The Namiki Vanishing Point is quite slick and, if you like a fine point, it has a VERY fine point (made to handle the calligraphic Japanese characters the medium point roughly equals a 'fine' point US/European made fountain pen.I also like the Shaeffer, and if you find that model, let us know where.
April 22, 2005 | Unregistered CommenterTim Kresse

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