Welcome to the Steel Pen

I’m researching the history of the steel pen (dip pens, to most of you), especially as they were made in the United States. As I research through old sources I find bits and bobs of things I find interesting, sometimes about steel pens, sometimes about other topics.

I decided I needed a place to capture some of these. Some will make it into my research, some won’t, but if I find it interesting, there may be someone else who may enjoy it as well.

So, be prepared for the trivial, the obscure, the odd and an occasional interesting bit.

2 thoughts on “Welcome to the Steel Pen”

  1. I grew up in the house owned by Gyulo Armeny, a partner in the firm of Armeny & Marion. I would be very interested in acquiring a pen made by this firm. Armeny died in 1920 and the partnership was dissolved at that time. Any readers of this site who know of an available Armeny & marion pen, please contact me. A brief summary of Mr Armeny’s life (and death) can be found on my web site in the entry “Biography of a House.”


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s