Lifetime Guarantee: My Grandfather's Pen

December 2, 2014 10:49 PM

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This calendar and pen set belonged to my grandfather. It stood on his desk, where he used the pen to write down totals of long columns of numbers (added in his head), scores of gin games (he usually won) and checkbook ledgers (balanced to the penny).

I'm the only one in the family who still uses fountain pens, so when he died, my grandmother gave it to me, and I used it at my office for a few years until it stopped working, then brought it home. There is an annual international pen show near where I live, so I brought my grandfather's pen to see...

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