Lamy pur 47 fountain pen review

The Lamy pur 47 would be a great pen but for a fatal flaw. The design is very Lamy indeed: minimal brushed metal abounding with high quality clicky sounds when uncapping, posting and capping again. The nib is the standard Lamy nib which means it’s good quality and interchangeable with[…]

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Inked on 21 November 2013

Some lovely pens and inks at the moment! Platinum #3776 Sai F, Organics Studio Cobalt Blue A. G. Spalding Maple Wood M, J. Herbin Vert Empire Pilot Prera F, Diamine Eau de Nil Platignum Vibe M, Diamine Asa Blue Faber-Castell e-motion, Caran d’Ache Blue Night Faber-Castell Ambition M, Diamine Midnight[…]

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A. G. Spalding Maple Wood Orange Fountain pen review

I am a big fan of wooden barrelled pens. This was the first one I bought: an import from Jet Pens, which led to a lesson in British customs charges. It was worth it though because this is a pen with a lovely Japanese nib (described as a medium but[…]

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Pentel Energel 07 gel ink pen review

I think this was a freebie from the lovely Cult Pens people. Not because they sent me it to review but because they nearly always throw something in for free with every order. This is because they are great. But not so great that they send me things to review.[…]

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Rotring Freeway fountain pen review

This is a solidly made metal pen. It’s well put together although perhaps a little basic in its design. It reminds me a little of school. As for the nib… it’s firm, to say the least. It is a nib that could be used to smash glass in case of[…]

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