Franklin-Christoph M27 fountain pen review

Franklin-Christoph Model 27 Collegia fountain pen review

I blame A Fool With A Pen entirely for my buying this pen. His review sold me on the quality and a brief look at the Franklin-Christoph website sold me on the colour. This is the Franklin-Christoph Model 27 ‘Collegia’ in Tennessee Orange with an extra-fine steel nib. And it[…]

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Noodlers Rollerball cap

Noodler’s Nib Creaper Rollerball review

Noodler’s Nib Creaper Rollerball is a piston filling rollerball. It holds a lot of ink – any ink you like, too. In terms of look and feel it is very Noodlerish. By which I mean rather retro, well-made, good value and basic but thoughtful. As far as I know it’s[…]

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Noodlers Konrad uncapped

Noodler’s Konrad fountain pen review

A good pen is a pen that brings you joy when you pick it up and write. That has nothing to do with price, nib goldiness, filling mechanism or any other objective quality. It’s hard to define and it will be different for every individual person. The Noodler’s Konrad is,[…]

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Kutsuwa Stad Sharpest Compass open

Kutsuwa Stad Sharpest Compass review

In what may well be a first for a pen blog, I present here a review of a compass. It isn’t just a compass though. It is also a mechanical pencil. This video shows the rather groovy way the Kutsuwa Stad Sharpest Compass (that really is its name) converts from[…]

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Platinum #3776 Sai fountain pen review

The Platinum #3776 Sai is by far the most expensive pen I own (even though I got it on special offer from Cult Pens). It is also, without doubt, the most beautiful. I have other demonstrators and some look lovely but they don’t sparkle like the Platinum #3776 Sai sparkles.[…]

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