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Lamy Safari Fountain Pen Review

This site is over three years old and I’ve not reviewed the Lamy Safari until now. How can that be? Perhaps because it’s never been new: the Safari was the first fountain pen I bought as a proper grown up. (Also the first, and so far only, fountain pen I[…]

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Trilogy Zero Fountain Pen Quick Look

I’m still on my sabbatical but I promised Trilogy I’d have a quick look at their new pen and post something about it when they launched their Kickstarter campaign. Think of this as a special bonus episode. The Zero is a deceptively large pen, at a little over 14cm uncapped.[…]

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Kaweco Supra Fountain Pen Review

In an interview with Bob of My Pen Needs Ink, Sebastian Gutberlet (of Kaweco) said of that Supra: “Nobody did this before or we could not find a pen with a part to unscrew and make it shorter.” As far as I can tell, he’s right. Others might have thought[…]

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Visconti Rembrandt Fountain Pen Review

The Rembrandt is the closest Visconti get to producing an entry level pen. It’s only that in comparison to the rest of their range. Most of us will never own one of their higher range pens but is the Rembrandt a way of experiencing the Visconti magic without having to[…]

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Sailor Hi-Ace Neo Fountain Pen Review

Sailor are best known for their rather wonderful gold-nibbed pens but an increasing number of their more affordable steel-nibbed pens are becoming available outside Japan. The Hi-Ace Neo is about affordable as a fountain pen can get, coming in at under a tenner. Is it any good? I was able[…]

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