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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Bespoke British Pens Conway-Stewart Winston Fountain Pen Review

When Conway Stewart went bust back in August last year their stock was bought up by various companies, including one called British Bespoke Pens, who bought some parts and but also some unfinished pens. This is one of those pens. It’s therefore, inevitably, limited edition (although I have no idea[…]

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