Platinum #3776 Chartres Blue Fountain Pen Review

It’s no secret that my favourite off-the-shelf pens are Platinum’s #3776 series. Although they are all quite similar to each other, I’m not going to let that stop me reviewing another one when I love them so much. I was able to get this pen at a discount thanks to[…]

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Platinum 3776 Rhodium Music nib

Platinum #3776 Music Nib Fountain Pen Review

As I have mentioned once or twice before, I adore the Platinum #3776. It has a classic look, isn’t too blingy, and the nibs are beautiful. A while ago Scribble sent me his black and rhodium #3776 with a music nib and a warning: that I would want one of[…]

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Yard-O-Led Grand Viceroy Victorian cap

Yard-O-Led Grand Viceroy Victorian Fountain Pen Review

I try to keep things at the more affordable end of the price spectrum here on Pens! Paper! Pencils! Although I know that what’s affordable varies dramatically from person to person, I think I’m on pretty safe ground when I say that the Yard-O-Led Grand Viceroy Victorian does not fall[…]

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Pilot Custom 74 nib

Pilot Custom 74 Fountain Pen Review

The Pilot Custom 74 a clear-barrelled fountain pen with a rhodium-plated 14k gold nib. Price: $160 (USA) £190 (UK) Nib options: fine, medium, broad Barrel options: smoke, clear, blue, orange Filling system: proprietary cartridge/converter Size: 14.3cm closed, 15.5cm posted Weight: 22g My version is a currently, it seems, hard to[…]

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Platinum PTL-5000 review

Platinum PTL-5000 Fountain Pen Review

Gold nibs are hard to find for less than £50 and usually cost an awful lot more, so a whole pen for less than that, featuring a gold nib, is going to be either something rather special or a golden turkey. Thank you to Cult Pens for sending me this[…]

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