Tag: Pen

Antique, Vintage or Classic – your pen of hemlock or my cup of joy?

Antique, Vintage or Collectable – how best to describe your Fountain Pen? We collectors (hoarders, aficionados, squirrels, gleaners, whatever) of fountain pens are always in a quandary, when it entails describing our prize possessions. How do you classify the Montblanc Rouge et Noir safety BHR (No. 4 long) pen that

 

ASA Maya Teal – from here to eternity!

Teal is a reserved, introverted, even intuitive colour. It is also a tad bit unconventional; though it is cautious, as opposed to one that is impulsive and does not go for unnecessary, uncalled for adventures. The colour has a shade of the artistic in it, is creative and open minded,

 

My Father’s fountain pens

My father was a Government servant. He would bring work back home and seeing him sitting on the dining table after dinner, bent on dog-eared files was a daily sight. My remembrance is vivid – typed documents, covering letters in white paper followed by note-sheets in light green on whose

 

Khyati Sketching Pen

This is the pen that was made famous by the “Munims” (traditional accountants of Gujarat and Rajastan). Just imagine – a tool of trade of the hard nosed, people employed to keep track of incomes and expenses – naturally, the device has to be reliable, robust and above all, value