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2014-09-24 23:02:51

Ultimate Typing™ software introduces the self-filling pen to blog readers worldwide, teaching young people the history of the fountain pen and celebrating human ingenuity. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Keyboards may be threatening pens and pencils in the office realm, but the self-filling pen is a landmark of written communication that is worth commemorating, as eReflect reports in its latest blog with a tribute to the self-filling pen and its inventors. eReflect,...

2014-09-11 23:09:48

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Writing and Marking Instruments” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies growing preference for luxury writing instruments and stationery products, well developed retail infrastructure, and continuous product innovation, as primary growth drivers in the global market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA...

2014-02-10 23:21:49

Ultimate Typing™ reports that taking the time to create a hand-written letter rather than typing it makes all the difference in the world. In a recent blog post, the fountain pen is commemorated by the eReflect blog editors, as modern-day writers are urged to write the conventional way once in a while. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 eReflect, software developer of Ultimate Typing™, published a new blog post that seeks to remind both new and older readers of the fact that,...

2014-01-09 12:23:56

Pilot brings the Power of the Elegantly Written Word to the GBK Gift Lounge JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Corporation of America (Pilot Pen) is kicking off 2014 by celebrating self-expression, high-end signature style, and doing good for others, through a partnership with the GBK Golden Globes Celebrity Gift Lounge hosted at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills. Given that the written word plays such an important role in the Arts being honored at the Golden Globes,...

2011-06-22 12:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Montegrappa, Italy's most revered manufacturer of fine writing instruments, today announced the availability of the "Tibaldi for Bentley Supersports" series of writing instruments. Long established as a superb adjunct to Bentley ownership, the "Tibaldi for Bentley Supersports" collection from the respected Italian pen crafter shares materials and aesthetic details consistent with the vehicles they symbolize. The revered English manufacturer of...

2011-05-18 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Montegrappa, Italy's most revered manufacturer of fine writing instruments, today announced the availability of the Privilege Gioiello luxury pen collection which debuted at this year's Baselworld in March which is the world's largest and most important event in the watch and jewelry sector which is held annually in Basel, Switzerland. For a century, Montegrappa's pens have exhibited the same attention to detail and employed the same artisan skills...


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2010-09-16 15:36:53

Unlike its predecessor, the dip pen, the fountain pen holds its ink in a internal reservoir which is drawn through a feed to the nib by way of gravity and capillary action. Due to its way of operating the fountain pen requires little to no pressure to write. The ink in the reservoir may be re-filled manually via an internal "filler mechanism or through use of removable reservoirs of pre-filled ink. The first known recorded use of the fountain pen dates back to the 10th century....

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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