The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0815 Tuesday, 4 May 1999.
From: Jerry Bangham <
Date: Monday, 3 May 1999 17:55:36 -0500
Subject: Shakespearean tchotchke
My apology to the serious literary scholars on the list, but I can't
repress my interest in what F. E. Halliday referred to as "The Cult of
The latest Fahrney's pen catalog includes a "Select limited edition"
Shakespeare pen. For just $2,800, you can get a pen decorated with a
portrait and a facsimile of the Bard's signature (I can't tell which
spelling). Furthermore, "Special inlay holds a piece of wood planted by
Shakespeare himself." The thing looks rather ugly to me.
Those interested can check: