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Faber-Castell Ondoro Fountain Pen Review

I’ve been a fan of Faber-Castell since very early on in my fountain pen obsession interest. The Ambition was one of the first fountain pens I bought and it remains, many years later, one of my favourites. Since then I’ve acquired examples of all their modern range, finally completing the[…]

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Goathard Sunburnt Orange Fountain Pen Review

Brad Goathard is a UK-based pen maker who specialises in individually turned metal pens. Price: £269 Filling method: standard international cartridge/converter Barrel options: this pen is named after its barrel finish but Goathard makes many other machined metal pens in different finishes Nib options: stainless steel medium or fine The[…]

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Kaweco Perkeo Fountain Pen Review And Giveaway

The Perkeo is being pitched as Kaweco’s entry-level pen. It comes in some unusual colours. Is it any good, though? Price: £15 Filling method: standard international cartridge/converter Barrel options: oh my goodness: ‘cotton candy’ (pink and grey); ‘old chambray’ (blue and ivory); ‘bad taste’ (pink and black, with a black[…]

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Ensso Piuma Fountain Pen Review

Ensso go for the minimalist look with their pens. Their first product, the Pen UNO, wasn’t much bigger than the refill it held and was a pretty good pen. The Piuma is fountain pen with a similar no-thrills design. Price: $99 Filling method: standard international cartridge/converter Barrel options: this one[…]

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Kaweco Steel Sport Fountain Pen Review

Ah, metal pens, they get me every time. And the Kaweco Sport, that does too. A classic design: distinctive, timeless, and useful. There’s no point me trying to build up any kind of suspense. I love this pen. Price: £89 (with a stainless steel nib) Filling method: short international cartridge[…]

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