Remember back in March when I got my very first vintage fountain pen?
I’ve been trolling Etsy vintage for pens since then (well, pens & train cases & bowler hats,) but nothing’s really caught my eye & budget at the same time until this past week.
So now I have a second vintage fountain pen. Except this one is a part of a set.
It’s a Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper Pen & Pencil set, complete with box & instructions. It has a really nifty filling mechanism that you can sort of see the instructions for in the photo & I kind of flailed around like a dork when I filled it this afternoon and the kittens thought I was weird. But that’s nothing new.
This set is from somewhere around 1955-59 or so, and both pen & pencil appear to have never been used.
I think this officially means I’m starting a collection.