The oldest is the ballpoint. It’s so old that it was made in West Germany.

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Next was the fountain pen, which was a gift for getting into college. It needs to take a trip to the fountain pen hospital or manufacturer soon, because it’s a little clogged.

The third is a pencil, which was a graduating college/first job gift/fuck it, I’m buying a nearly $400 pencil gift.

These are almost always on my person 24/7, unless I travel, because I don’t travel with anything I’m not okay with getting stolen.

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I’ve only lost them once, in a parking lot in the rain, after leaning over and having them fall out. Thankfully, I realized it within 30 minutes and they were still where I left them.