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Women And Fountain Pens

If you’re a woman and you love fountain pens then I’m quite sure you’ve realized the rarity of finding a woman with the same passion for pens. But has it always been like this? Coming to know about a little history, women used to love fountain pens during the early 1900s, so much so that they even wore fountains around their neck! But even then fountain pens were somewhat associated to be a 'Man's thing'. I remember coming across this fountain pen ad of the mid-1900s once, which targets the women folks and says “Christmas present hint for women!”. Implying that men admire quality fountain pens. That got me thinking, does liking fountain pens has something to do with masculinity?...

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