The Nib Section

54 - Collectors Series Part 7: “Mass-Produced Curator”

October 11, 2019

Tom May, local “pen doctor” for Lamy and Milligram, and collector/connoisseur of all things analog, joins Mel and Kevin for a Collectors Series episode. 


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The hosts were Mel (@the_fine_nib_chick) and Kevin (@sentience). Special guest was Tom May (@harry_longbaugh). 







Tom: Parker 1946 Vacumatic Golden Pearl in a Rod Hallewell case w/ Lamy Black 

Kevin: Lamy 2000 w/ Lamy Blue-Black 

Mel: Pilot Vanishing Point Green Faceted w/ Pilot Iroshizuku Syo-ro 


05:05—Collectors Series: Tom May 


Episode 39 - Collectors Series Part 5: “Lamy Archaeology” 

Palomino Blackwing 602 - Milligram 

Eberhard Faber Blackwing 601 - No Ordinary Pencil 

General Pencil Company Cedar Pointe - Pencil Revolution 

Mitsubishi 9850 - Pen Paper Pencil 

Lamy 2000 Blue Bauhaus Limited Edition 

Parker Vacumatic - The Gentleman Stationer 

Parker Vacumatic - 

Dudek Modern Goods 

Musgrave Pencil Company 

Junghans Max Bill 

Universal Genève Polerouter - Worn & Wound 

Mario Bellini Divisumma 18 calculator - MoMA 

Mass Made Soul 

'Aster 20' TV set designed by Mario Bellini and Dario Bellini - Quittenbaum 

Sheaffer Oversized Vac-filled Balance Carmine - Peyton Street Pens 

Pendleton’s Pens 

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Werner Herzog, Of Walking In Ice 

Culture Amp Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit 

No BS Coffee 


51:36—Thanks and Credits 


Producers: Kevin Yank, Mel Sanders. 

Recording and editing: Kevin Yank, Diana Dai.

Special thanks: Tom May. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

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