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Off To LA!

Posted by on Feb 10 2010

Hi Pen Fans!

I’m definitely looking forward to the LA Pen Show.

Cross your fingers that my flight will not be cancelled, as Ohio weather is not the greatest.

Below is a slideshow displaying inventory that I’ll be bringing with me.

(if you can’t see the slideshow above, click here)

I look forward to meeing more clients!

Thanks.

Brian at Edison

Current Inventory, and Model Comparison…

Posted by on Jan 31 2010

Hi Pen Fans.

I have two new additions to the website, both of which are on the left-hand column.

First is Current Inventory, which you can see here.  Current inventory is exactly that.  Most of my orders are custom made, and go to a backlog that usually takes 2-3 weeks depending upon how busy I am.

All of the pens on this page are finished, and can ship immediately, if someone would rather not wait.  This page will be constantly changing, so be sure to check in from time to time, if you have interest.

Next is a Model Comparison, which can be seen here.

I have received requests from many clients that they would love to see a side-by-side comparison of all my pen models.

Here is the photo….

(…and consider this a sneak peek of a new model that will be officially launched right after the LA Pen Show…more to come…)

Thanks,

Brian at Edison

 

Philly Was a Great Show, Article, and LA Coming…

Posted by on Jan 25 2010

Hi Pen Fans!

The Philadelphia Pen Show was fantastic once again.  I’m pretty exhausted, so I’m taking a little time today and tomorrow to myself!

It was nice to see friends from the area, and also to shake hands with some new friends.

Big thanks to Bert Oser and his crew from Bertram’s Inkwell for hosting another fantastic show.

The Phidelphia Inquirer wrote up a nice little article, with a certain someone photographed doing some nib work!

Click Here To Read this Article

The LA Pen Show is right around the corner, so I look forward to seeing more friends in about three weeks!

Thanks,

Brian at Edison

Philly Bound!

Posted by on Jan 19 2010

Hi Pen Fans!

I’ll be at the Philadelphia Pen Show this weekend.

I’ll be set up all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Here’s a quick slide show of some of the inventory that I’ll have available at the show. 


(if you can’t see the slide show above, try this link.

Hope to see some of you there!

Brian at Edison

Pen Raffle – A Winner Has Been Drawn!

Posted by on Dec 27 2009

Hi Pen Fans!

A winner has been randomly generated for the free Herald Pen.

I used a random number generator, and came up with #223. 

An email will be sent to the 223rd email on my subscriber list, alphebetically.

There are some subscribers on my list who’s emails bounce, or are no longer valid.

In this case, If I don’t hear from this recipient before the New Year, I will randomly generate another number to find another winner.

I will send an email to the winner immediately after posting this entry, so check your Inbox (and your Spam folder, just in case).

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

Brian at Edison

UPDATE – THE WINNER HAS CLAIMED THE PRIZE.  FRAN FROM PA IS THE PROUD OWNER OF THE PEN.

 

Happy Holidays From Edison….A Free Pen!

Posted by on Dec 10 2009

Happy Holidays everyone.

In the spirit of the Holidays, I am going begin an annual raffle of a free pen.

Here’s how this will work.

I am going to donate a free Herald Pen in Black Ebonite with a Steel nib, retail value of $250. Cartridge/Converter. This pen is shown with gold trim, but if the winner prefers rhodium trim, no problem. The winner can have the nib size of their choice F, M, or B, and I will tune the nib to the winner’s preferences.

I will randomly generate a winner from my blog subscribers between Christmas and New Years.

To sign up for the raffle, go to the upper right-hand corner of this page, and you will see a window that says…

SUBSCRIBE – Enter Your Email Address to Subscribe to This Blog

Enter your email address. Once you have done this, you will receive an email confirming your subscription. You will need to click on a link within this email to verify your email. If you do not verify your email, you will not be eligible for the raffle.

Be sure to check your spam folder for this email, just in case.

If you are a current blog subscriber, and already receive my blog entries via email, then you are already and automatically entered into the raffle.

The pen will be shipped free within the US. International friends can certainly enter the raffle, but shipping charges will apply.

If the customer wants a custom grind on the nib, I can do that at the cost of the grind.

By subscribing, you will receive my blog entries. Just so you know, I do not saturate my blog subscribers.

I only do about one entry a month. So I will not be spamming you or flooding your Inbox! And you can certainly unsubscribe if you wish.

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

Brian at Edison

Herald in Black Ebonite Herald in Black Ebonite

No More Shopping Cart, and Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by on Nov 26 2009

Hi Pen Fans!

A quick website update, along with some holiday wishes….

I have eliminated the Paypal shopping cart.  Paypal has been making so many administrative changes this year that I just don’t have time to alter my website everytime that they make a change.

Not only that, but 95% of my orders are custom.  This means that hardly anyone uses the shopping cart, regardless.

So the way that the website will work now is that each pen page will have a slideshow showing variations and choices.  Customers can also browse through more than 300 photos on my FlickR website.

From there, customers can email me requests. 

I have also recently gained the ability to take credit cards.

On a lighter note, Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

My family and I have a lot to give thanks for. 

About a year and a half ago, I lost my pharmaceuticals job.  At that time, I honestly thought that this pen business would simply be something to keep me off of unemployment until I found another job that I hated.  I never really thought that pens could be a living for me, but here I am…Edison is growing every month and we have never been happier!

What a difference a year makes!

I’ll attach a recent family picture. 

Blessings, everyone!

Brian at Edison

 

 

NYC Bound!!!!

Posted by on Oct 03 2009

Hi Pen Fans!

I’ll be heading to the NYC Pen Show next weekend.

I hope to meet more of my clients live.

I do have some pretty special pens that I’ve put into inventory.

Here’s a slide show to show some new and special pens that will be coming with me to NYC.

This includes…

Huron Bulb Filler in Crushed Shell Acrylic.  I recently completed a couple of these, and I love them…very elegant.
Huron "Stealth" Pen
#76 Bulb Filler
Huron on Burgundy Swirl Acrylic
Huron in Turqua Acrylic
Pearl in Red Pealized Acrylic 

Thanks,

Brian at Edison