Monteverde Impressa fountain pen review

Monteverde Impressa fountain pen review

The Monteverde Impressa is a striking looking pen, particularly in this gunmetal red version. I appreciate Monteverde trying something different and I wish more pen companies would do likewise, particularly at this price point. (It’s around the Pilot Prera/Kaweco Classic Sport price range.) This is a very well made pen.[…]

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Copic Multiliner SP drawing pen capped

Copic Multiliner SP drawing pen review

The Copic Multiliner SP is my favourite drawing pen. It’s also pretty good for writing with. Copic make disposable Multiliners and refillable Multiliner SPs. The SPs have aluminium barrels that are a pleasure to hold and use. They are light but feel well constructed, making them perfect for extended periods[…]

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Pelikan M215 fountain pen nib

Pelikan M215 fountain pen review

The Pelikan M215 is an amazing pen. It is virtually faultless. It is a piston-filling pen that holds a good amount of ink. The piston mechanism is smooth and has the feel of precision engineering. There is not wiggle or wobble and it glides in the most luxurious way. There[…]

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D1 refill comparison round 1 tips

Comparison of D1 Refills (Part one)

There are many many pens that take D1 refills, including a couple that I’ve reviewed here and several on Kickstarter. The new Retro 51 Tornado Touch also uses one. A D1 refill, if you don’t know, is a mini refill commonly used in pocket pens or multipens. There are as[…]

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