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  • History Salvaged signs Artist Karen Libecap

    February 20, 2019 12:00pm History Salvaged signs Artist Karen Libecap “Build a Pen®” Philadelphia, PA— 12:00pm — Today at Independence Hall, History Salvaged, LLC, announced an exclusive collaboration with renown Miniature Artist Karen Libecap, for the development and creation of a high end line of historic, genealogical and personal heirlooms including but not limited to pens, cufflinks, jewelry and other items, thus enabling History Salvaged to continue offering its customers rare, unique, cultural and historically significant gifts and heirlooms that “Keep History Alive”. By creating and painting one of a kind pieces of fine art presenting historic figures, buildings (like...

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  • History Salvaged & Palmetto Blades Team Up!

    February 19, 2019 History Salvaged & Palmetto Blades Team Up Custom Handcrafted Knives featuring Historic Witness Wood®Philadelphia, PA— February 19, 2019 — Today at The Constitution Center, History Salvaged, LLC announced an exclusive collaboration with artisan knife maker Rick Simpson & Palmetto Blades of Due West, South Carolina, for the development and creation of a line of historic, heirloom and collectible handcrafted knives, thus enabling History Salvaged to continue offering its customers rare, unique, cultural and historically significant gifts and heirlooms that “Keep History Alive”.By creating handcrafted individual premium quality knives that feature historic Witness Wood®, History Salvaged and Palmetto...

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  • From boardwalks and White House wood, Jersey artisan makes pens for popes, presidents and posterity

    From boardwalks and White House wood, Jersey artisan makes pens for popes, presidents and posterity by Alfred Lubrano, Philly.com Posted: September 19, 2018 In a storefront studio in small-town Jersey, artisan John Greco shapes shards of Americana — pieces of places and things freighted with historic or cultural import — into pens that are more art than writing implements. Greco has made pens out of the wood from Independence Hall, the White House, the USS Constitution, the Grand Ole Opry, Ford's Theater, Jack Daniel's casks, Yankee Stadium, and the Sandy-wrecked boardwalk of Seaside Heights. He's also fashioned pens from World War...

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  • Witnessing History - Pen world Magazine Feb/March 2018

      

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  • Garage Rock - Pen World Magazine Feb/March 2018

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  • Pen Artist Guild names Tim Cullen first ever President

    Open Letter from Tim Cullen October 21, 2017   I’m proud to be named the first ever President of the Pen Artisan Guild. It is my hope to bring all Pen Artists together. The Guild will be a place where new and upcoming artists can learn to hone their skills from master pen makers David Broadwell, Jose Sumaquial, Eric Sands and Jonathon Brooksas well as many others. Fountain Pens have become very popular in a culture that relies on digital devices to do so many things. But there is nothing like having a handmade item from a skilled artist or craftsman. The great thing about fountain...

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  • GW Pens November 4 Gand Opening a BIG success!

    GW Pens November 4, 2017 Grand Opening of their Retail Shop and Studio located at 4 So. Main Street, Woodstown, NJ  was a huge success with customers, friends, well wishers and family enjoying food, drink and give-aways while also learning about Owner John Greco's craft.  

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  • GW Pens "Movin on Up!"

    History Salvaged resident Master Pen Maker John Greco is realizing his dream of opening a Retail Shop and Studio where he can feature his work. Opening in mid October 2017 in Woodstown, NJ -  Please check back in a few days for more details! In the meantime check out this article in John's College (The College of New Jersey) Alumni Magazine!  

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  • Off a Beaten Path - Artisan Pen Maker Tim Cullen

    Artisan Pen Maker Tim Cullen makes pens that are living history. Off a Beaten Path BY SUZANNE C. LEE   Tim Cullen employs eclectic and distinct materials for his pens that are meaningful in and of themselves, with long histories, and the final design bears not only the story and experience of its creator, but also the kaleidoscopic world in which he resides. Radiant and layered, his pens are fabulous and function as a palimpsest— each pen is a piece of art that can tell stories, make revisions, add and eliminate minutiae, and yet retain the traces of legend. Almost...

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