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Kaweco Supra Stainless Steel fountain pen review

1 August 2020 By ian

The Kaweco Supra is a stubby metal pen that comes with an extension piece to make it a long metal pen. It’s unusual in Kaweco’s lineup in having a larger, #6, nib. Price: £105Filling method: cartridge/converterBarrel options: This pen is also available in brassNib options: stainless-steel; extra-fine, fine, medium, broad, extra-broadLength with extension piece: capped: […]

Additive Pens Double Helix Fountain Pen Review

26 June 2020 By ian

Additive Pens use 3D printing to produce unique looking pens. I’ve had this pen a couple of years now and so this is a long term review. The pens come with stainless steel Jowo nibs but I’ve been using mine with a 14k gold broad nib ground to a stub by FP Nibs. Price: $180Filling […]

Off Lines Notepads Review

10 December 2018 By ian

Off Lines is a German company that makes little notepads with easily removable pages. Size: 9cm by 13cm (small version); 7.4cm by 10.5cm (medium version) Price: €8 (small); €10 (medium); add €7 for a pen; a pack of small refills costs €6 for 100 sheets Pages: 64 sheets Cover: denim tag in black or ‘sahara’ […]

Edison Pen Co. Pearlette Fountain Pen Review

29 August 2018 By ian

I reviewed the Edison Pen Co Collier a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. It felt like a pen that was designed by someone who really enjoyed using pens and it had a great old-school charm combined with modern nibs and materials. When Goldspot pens offered to send me a Pearlette to review […]

Retro 51 Hex-O-Matic Ballpoint Pen Review

8 August 2018 By ian

Retro 51 are best know for their Tornado rollerball line but that’s not all they do. The Hex-O-Matic range consists of a mechanical pencil and a ballpoint, each in silver or black. Price: £29 Ink type: ballpoint Barrel options: black or silver Refill options: Schmidt EasyFlow 9000M (Parker/G2 style) Size: 13.3cm long; 1cm diameter Weight: […]