Faber-Castell Grip Fountain Pen Review and Giveaway

Faber-Castell make excellent yet consistently underrated pens. The Grip range has been around for a while but until recently did not include a fountain pen. Thank you to Goldspot who very kindly sent me this pen to review. These are my own opinions. I’m giving this pen away, read on[…]

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Faber-Castell Ondoro Fountain Pen Review

I’ve been a fan of Faber-Castell since very early on in my fountain pen obsession interest. The Ambition was one of the first fountain pens I bought and it remains, many years later, one of my favourites. Since then I’ve acquired examples of all their modern range, finally completing the[…]

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Faber-Castell 663 Fountain Pen

In 1919 a gentleman called Hermann Böhler left Kaweco to form a company named Osmia. Faber-Castell began to acquire Osmia in 1935, finally buying the company outright in 1951. During this time, and into the early 60s, Faber-Castell continued to use the Osmia name and logo. The 663, however, was[…]

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Faber-Castell Loom Fountain Pen Review

I’ve made no secret of my love for Faber-Castell fountain pens. The Loom is one of their cheapest and comes in a range of bright and cheery colours. What’s it like? I was able to get this pen at a discount thanks to Cult Pens’ support of the site. These[…]

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Faber-Castell TK Fine Vario L Mechanical Pencil Review

Mechanical pencils seem to be where companies are trying out new ideas, some of which are useful, some of which are gimmicks. The snappily named Faber-Castell TK Fine Vario L features variable springiness to the tip. I was able to get this pencil at a discount thanks to Cult Pens’[…]

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