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Fountain Pen Pal - September 2011

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Fountain Pen Pal - September 2011
Swap Coordinator:BetsyPreston (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.80 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:September 1, 2011
Date items must be sent by:September 30, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

A swap for fountain pen users. This is a Letters & Writing category swap. The intent is to send letters of substance. Send one quality letter, written in fountain pen, to one partner.

If you don't have a fountain pen, maybe this is your incentive to try one. Inexpensive fountain pens are easily available. Pilot Varsity pens can be had for a few dollars at many of the major US office supply stores.

I'm going to set up one swap for each of the next several months and see if there are any takers. If so, I'd like to continue setting up a monthly swap. If you have any questions, please PM me - I don't always get back to check the comments.

Discussion

charophyta 08/ 7/2011 #

Hey maybe I'll try it! I've never used one but we do sell them at OfficeMax. Fountain pens always remind me of my favorite college professor, he always used one. :)

Pashanista 08/30/2011 #

Platnium Preppy are also at most office supply stores and only a couple bucks :)

BetsyPreston 09/ 2/2011 #

I love Preppy's. I've only seen them around here at art stores, tho. You're lucky if you can find them at office stores! You can buy an o-ring and some silicone grease (scuba shops or online) and turn it into an eyedropper so you can fill the whole back end of the pen with ink.

Pashanista 09/ 7/2011 #

With finger problems due to my cancer I would muck up my own conversation but I know you can! I cheat and get mine pre converted from Goulet pens for just a couple bucks extra.

BetsyPreston 09/13/2011 #

I looooove Goulet Pens. They're my latest pusher-man what with their Ink Drop. I just got a Sheaffer 100 from them which I plan to ink for this swap.

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