Writing instruments of all types, new and old, are a popular collectible.
Appropriate submissions include those that specifically relate to the collecting of writing instruments or related accessories, and provide information that would be of interest to the collector. Sites that are more specifically related to pens, pencils, or other accessories should be submitted to an appropriate sub-category of Writing_Instruments. Sites devoted primarily to the sale of writing instruments (retailers and dealers) should be submitted to an appropriate Shopping category.
Numerous writing instrument collecting clubs and organizations exist as a means of communication among members. Often these organizations will host a public show or convention.
Appropriate submissions include ''official'' web sites of writing instrument collectors organizations, whether formal or informal, as well as sites relating to regularly scheduled shows or conventions.
Pencils of all types, new and old, are a popular collectible, due to their small size, availability, and relatively low cost.
Appropriate submissions include those that specifically relate to the collecting of pencils or related accessories, or provide information that would be of interest to collectors. Personal web sites of collectors may also be included here. Sites devoted primarily to the sale of pencils (retailers and dealers) should be submitted to an appropriate Shopping category.
Collecting and use of pens of all kind, new and vintage.
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