Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

The DC Supershow

Karen

I  am looking forward to the DC pen show this coming weekend. It is the biggest fountain pen show in the world. If you love pens, pen memorabilia and inks, this is heaven on earth.

The first two days of the show are for weekend traders and retailers; but  August 14-15 – Saturday and Sunday, are open to consumers. The show is held at the Sheraton Tysons Corner in Vienna, Virginia.  More information here.

I collect antique inkwells, so I’m hoping to add one or two to my collection, plus a fountain pen or two, and some ink, and whatever I see that grabs my imagination. I will brave the sighs I’m going to get when I get home…but pen people understand.

A bottle of the new 1670 Herbin ink will be at the Pendemonium booth if you would like to stop by and test it.  Bob Johnson, who runs the show, asked me to bring some Herbin inks and Clairefontaine paper for the testing table and various other places.  I have packed some Rhodia and some Triomphe pads. 

I’ll also bring along some pens I feel don’t work properly or I’m afraid to use.  I know I can get some friendly, expert advice on what to do.

Hope to see you there or bump into you at one of the tables!


4 thoughts on “The DC Supershow

  1. So sorry this comment was sitting in the spam folder so I just saw it now! There wasn’t a specific Rhodia presence but there were vendors there carrying it and I know that Karen (from Exaclair) was there for part of the show roaming around chatting and hanging out with the different retailers.

  2. So sorry this comment was sitting in the spam folder so I just saw it now! There wasn’t a specific Rhodia presence but there were vendors there carrying it and I know that Karen (from Exaclair) was there for part of the show roaming around chatting and hanging out with the different retailers.

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