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chas_41_uk
20-04-15, 19:08
I don't know how many of you are interested in collectable/vintage pens as well as turning your own.
But I've just seen the video below uploaded onto YouTube.
There were a couple of people there selling turned pens, plus a couple of visitors to the show you might recognise :whistling:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ob6DeG1wwOk

rayf6604
20-04-15, 19:33
Come on then who was there :nooidea: :whistling:

chas_41_uk
20-04-15, 19:42
Come on then who was there :nooidea: :whistling:

As you haven't been to a forum meet yet Ray, you wouldn't have met them.
I wait and see if anyone else looks at the thread and recognises ** and *** :wink:

Grump
20-04-15, 19:45
He was init?
And his lovely wife.

Bill Mooney
20-04-15, 19:58
Did I see Neil Lawton Chas?

chas_41_uk
20-04-15, 20:01
Did I see Neil Lawton Chas?

No Bill lol
But Brian got it :goesred:

Neil Lawton
20-04-15, 20:12
About 1 min 5.

Someone has had a haircut since Newark, and it's not me!:ciggrin:

Jim
20-04-15, 20:15
No one i recognised Chas, but i did see a couple timed at 1.00 minute, looking very suspicious .. :ciggrin::ciggrin:

chas_41_uk
20-04-15, 20:20
About 1 min 5.
Someone has had a haircut since Newark, and it's not me!:ciggrin:
Yes Neil. I decided it was time for the summer hair cut :wink:


No one i recognised Chas, but i did see a couple timed at 1.00 minute, looking very suspicious .. :ciggrin::ciggrin:
Your right there Jim, the woman looks very furtive. She hates having her photo taken or being on video. Something to do with "In case the authorities recognise her" :funny::funny:

Penpal
20-04-15, 23:39
How about that lesson one thousand in presentation finish on pens boxing use of printing harken to the most professional sign outside certainly not a young persons pursuit come on now what stood out for you. First of all I lved the location clean, inviting and busy enough to be comfortable signs of friendly drop in visitors and general well being loved it felt I was right there.

Thanks Peter.:thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:

Vic Perrin
21-04-15, 07:03
Just you and Sue Chas

:thinks:Vic:thinks:

chas_41_uk
21-04-15, 12:21
How about that lesson one thousand in presentation finish on pens boxing use of printing harken to the most professional sign outside certainly not a young persons pursuit come on now what stood out for you. First of all I lved the location clean, inviting and busy enough to be comfortable signs of friendly drop in visitors and general well being loved it felt I was right there.

A lot of the dealers there used cases to display their pens rather than presentation boxes. The higher priced items like modern Conway Stewart, Namiki etc. were in flashy presentation boxes as you would expect.

There were two things I really did notice though.



The price of the same make and model of pen, in similar conditions varied quite a lot. Sometimes one person was charging double what another was. No consistency

From what I could see there were two people there selling hand turned pens. One was selling mostly PSI kits and happy to admit it. The other tried to make out to me his pens were unique etc etc until I pointed out to him that one tray was full of Sierra type kits. He then tried to make out his blanks were unique and we wouldn't see those anywhere else. Hmmmmmm Conway Stewart blanks just like Vinny sells. I think he realised then he wasn't going to fool me but he tried to make out his were better quality :rolling:


However I enjoyed myself even if "Her indoors" tried to get me to buy things I didn't want, as usual :funny: