Retirement Hobby:
Collecting ball point pens

by roger hartup
(San Diego, California)

I have perhaps the largest and most unusual ball pen collection around. I would love to share thoughts and ideas of others who do that. I would love to share my display, but i do not know how to do it.

Wendy: You might want to start a free blog, take photos and write about each one... and post them on the internet to share with the world!

I collect pens, but just because I love them. I have lots of advertising pens as well as pens with funny cartoon heads, etc.

Happy Collecting!

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Collecting ball point pens

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Retired US Army
by: Charles Tacoma Wa

No need to see the Doctor NOW!! I am not the ONLY ONE THAT COLLECT PENS. I have been collecting all my life... Got Serious 40 years ago. My Collection is from 13 Different Countries. I have 500 plus. I am working a way displaying them. People think I am sick when they see my collection.

Collection of Pens
by: Gail, North Carolina

My dad passed away recently and amoung his items I found many advertising pens that he collected over the years. Is anyone interested? He was from Western New York.

Collecting Ball Points
by: Walt

I've collected ballpoint pens for over twenty years.
Unfortunately there does not seem to be many of us in the San Diego Area. If anybody is interested in starting a coffee meeting every month or so please contact me at delorrel at sbcglobal dot net.

Virginia Pen Collector
by: Butch

Hey I too collect ball point pens. I just saw a u tube video of a guy in New Zealand who displayed his on a series lines in his shed, hung by the pocket clips. Picture the wall to wall bookshelf look.

I am cataloging mine in an excel chart. I will probably use his method soon. I have only 1800 listed, but about 5k to be sorted and listed. I too have some interesting, unusual, winners.

I have duplicates to sell/trade. I have hundreds of generic Papermates and Bics that take up space.

I am Butch wilb.has at verizon dot net
by: Diane Webb

I liked your blog and I personally invite you to join - The World's Free Collectors Zone.

We will also be happy to cooperate with your blog such as adding its link to our site.

All the best,

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