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30 October 2018
Katana or Kimono?
A play in one act. Based on actual events. Characters: He, She, a Clerk. A big stationery shop in Tokyo, buying a Nakaya. The kimon...
29 October 2018
Datation of Japanese Pens. VII. Sailor's Nibs (II)
Some years ago I spoke about dating marks on Sailor nibs : up to 2016, the manufacturing date on Sailor nibs was encoded in the form abb ...
24 October 2018
The Case of Naginata. II. The Two-Year Hiatus
Allegedly, Sailor stopped the distribution of specialty nibs (Naginata Togi and derivatives) in Winter of 2016-17 . Or so we were told. The ...
16 October 2018
My latest acquisition is an anonymous pen with a very non-anonymous nib. And this combination make the whole pen all the more intriguing, an...
04 October 2018
The Case of Naginata. I. The Press Release
Sailor has finally spoken out —Naginata Togi nibs and other special nibs will be back in the market on October 5th (2018). But that is the e...
03 October 2018
Tokyo International Pen Show 2018. A Stationery Salon
The first Tokyo International Pen Show ( ::1:: , ::2:: ) took place this past weekend (September 29th and 30th) in the ward of Taito in Toky...
27 September 2018
The name Nakabayashi is not new on these Chronicles. It is a Japanese company making stationeries and office supplies, and some months ago ...
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