Montblanc Heritage Collection 1912 Fountain Pen

At first glance, the Montblanc Heritage Collection 1912 Fountain Pen seems trimmed in simplicity and radiates a dullness that could put even the most voracious writer and lover of pens to sleep. With its straight lines and blank canvas, accentuated by an even more non-descript clip, this spectacle of the mundane looks more like something […]

Montegrappa Elvis Presley Limited Edition

Tupelo Mississippi, by all comparisons, is a small town. As of 2010 it had a population of just over 35,000 people. Even so, it is the 7th largest town in Mississippi, a state that became part of the union in 1819 and whose motto is “By valor and arms”. Like the other 49 states it […]

Balzac Pens

Montblanc Honore De Balzac Fountain Pen

What do Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Marcel Proust, Henry James, Edgar Allen Poe, William Faulkner and Jack Kerouac all have in common? They were all influenced by a French novelist and playwright named Honore de Balzac.

Born in 1799 and known as one of the founders of realism […]

Back In School Supplies

Well, it finally happened. After spending all of August ignoring the commercials and radio spots, after failing to read the color inserts of the Wednesday and Sunday paper, after brushing off the conversations that all your friends and family were trying to have with you, it happened. School started! Now you’re at your desk, dreaming […]