Well, why not? ;)
Here’s a little backstory on my collecting fountain pens, then.
Years ago, I bought myself a red Lamy Safari with a black clip and nib. 401 more words
The earliest historical record of a reservoir pen dates to the 10th century. In 973, Ma’ād al-Mu’izz, the caliph of the Maghreb, demanded a pen that would not stain his hands or clothes, and was provided with a pen that held ink in a reservoir and delivered it to the nib, which could be held upside-down without leaking, as recorded in Kitab al-Majalis wa ‘l-musayarat, by Qadi al-Nu’man al-Tamimi (d. 1,170 more words
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