Because they provide pleasure. This is also why one might spend hundreds or even thousands on a pen. Maybe its the aesthetic beauty combined with usefulness making some pens functional works of art.There is also the writing experience to be considered. All FP users know the wonders of using a fountain pen, the feel of the nib on paper and the endless color choices.
In short, I buy expensive fountain pens because I like them and because there are many worse things to spend money on.
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