Collectible Fountain Pens

Collectible fountain pens are an extremely popular hobby across the world, a fact that has led many online also look at, Cooking - Recipes stores, such as eBay & Amazon, to dedicate special stores to this wonderful hobby. While collectible fountain pens may not hold the fancy of many, they are quite sophisticated and valuable to those who care enough to use them or store them for their collector's value. From ancient quills to modern day fountain pen brands, anything and everything has the ability to take your valuable collectible fountain pen collection to the next level.

When looking to begin on the hobby of collecting collectible fountain pens, the first and most important thing to do is to determine your budget for the hobby. While these pens can be quite cheap in many cases, if you are looking for anything that is remotely significant as part of a collection, then you may need to shell out anything between hundreds to thousands of dollars.

The next step is to choose the basis of collection of these pens. You can either go for old collectible fountain pens that have a large amount of historical significance and variety or get more for less in the cheaper modern versions of collectible fountain pens.

You can also decided to collect based on the brand of the pen manufacturer. checkout, RC Gasoline Cars You can find some really ornate and interesting pieces when heading in this direction although you may find your choices rather limited when you head to a store.

How to buy collectible Fountain Pens

The best way to buy these collectible fountain pens is to head down to a store and hold them in your own hands, before making the purchase. For older pens, antique stores or specialized stores selling collectible fountain pens are the best bet while modern pens can be bought at almost any stationary seller.

Online stores also have a significant collection of old and modern pens, second-hand pens as well as restored versions. There are a number of options for buyers although the inability to see these items first hand makes it slightly difficult and risky to make an expensive buy over the Internet. also see, Radio Control There will always be some private collectors or auction houses also look at, Family Tree Book that have some extraordinary pens in their collections. These can be bought online have a look at, Cooking - Recipes without too much risk & fear of fakes.

Flea markets may be a gold mine for a collectible fountain pens' fan. You can find really old pens made of wood also see, Magic Gathering even, while quills and other forms of older fountain pens may also be found in these fantastic markets. Garage also look at, RC Toy Robot sales can, at times, throw up some valuable pieces as well although the chances of these pens being in usable shape are quite low.

If you are looking to restore old pens, then the task becomes more difficult. You need specialized tools why not visit, Magic Gathering to help facilitate the restoration process and not to mention the expertise that is required to do so. If you have neither, but seek both, then it is advisable to get in touch with someone who already undertakes restoration of collectible fountain pens and spending some time learning the skill try, CB Radio Accessories through them. Once you are through learning, you can begin restoring collectible fountain pens on your own, buying damaged pieces for much less than what undamaged would be worth.

Display cases are the best bet for these collectible fountain pens. While many modern pens may come in their own protective casing, most of them are completely covered, not allowing you to see the contents of the box unless you open them. If you want these pens to be on display without damaging them, you can look at acrylic or glass why not visit, RC Gasoline Cars display cases for adequate visibility and protection.

Remember, collectible fountain pens have large variety that varies from region to region. Collecting them is an entirely personal choice and you are free to go about picking up items that you like, without conforming to any rules other than the ones you create. With a lot of literature and books available today, guiding you through the process, it is hard to make mistakes in this hobby. As long as you can identify and stay away from fakes, you are guaranteed a wonderful time collecting collectible fountain pens.


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