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Title:
Fountain pens : past & present : identification & value guide
Author:
Erano, Paul.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Paducah, Ky. : Collector Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
253 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781574321104
Format :
Book

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Central Library TS1266 .E723 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

An identification and value guide for collectors of fountain pens includes a chronological and alphabetic listing, overviews of seven important manufacturers and their classic model pens, and tips on building your own collection.


Table of Contents

Dedicationp. 4
Biographyp. 4
Forewordp. 5
The Development of the Fountain Penp. 6
Collecting Fountain Pensp. 14
Building a Collectionp. 16
Where to Find Themp. 20
Storage and Displayp. 23
Pen Inventoryp. 24
Refurbish and Repairp. 24
Selecting a Pen for Usep. 30
Inksp. 32
Paperp. 34
Personal Lettersp. 35
Valuing Fountain Pensp. 36
Major Manufacturers and Their Classicsp. 39
Early Fountain Pensp. 69
The Golden Agep. 96
The Modern Agep. 181
Contemporary Fountain Pensp. 217
Bibliographyp. 252
Acknowledgmentsp. 253

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