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I failed my saving throw against shiny things, and picked up a vintage pen. Teri at Peyton Street Pens is very nice and helpful, and I appreciated all her replies to my vague questions. Her sale on older Shaeffers got me looking, and I picked up a pen.
I actually picked up two. I bought a Shaeffer Statesman Snorkel, and the Parker Vector. The Statesman is a vintage pen, from the 1950’s, with a neat and tidy filling mechanism. The Vector is the pen I used in junior high, and to have one again was nostalgia, and a case of, “Did this work the way I thought it did?” (more…)