Category Archives: Italian Pens

March 2018 Meeting

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The March Meeting was held on March 16 and we had a large turnout of 19 members!  Francis did a nice slideshow presentation on Italian made pens.  He followed them from their beginnings in the early 1900s through the 1990s.  It was very inciteful and brought out many interesting conversations from the membership.  After the talk, several members shared the Italian pens that they have in their collections and everyone had a good time listening and trying some of them out.

Below is a small sample of some of the Italian writing instruments that members shared ~

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Please join us for the April Meeting on April 20 at 6:30 pm!

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February Meeting Review

The February Meeting saw a good attendance and several new attendees!   The topic was Italian Pens and several members brought representative samples for us to peruse.

Here are few ~

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One thing we learned is that Italian pens, at least the more recent ones, are extremely ornate and colorful…

Our next meeting will be March 18 and the topic will be Pre – 1960s boxed Pen and Pencil sets. So, scour those closets and storage bins for some vintage boxed sets to share.