Tag: franklin-christoph

Franklin-Christoph Model 03 Iterum Fountain Pen Review

15 August 2016 By ian

Franklin-Christoph’s Model 03 Iterum is a classically shaped fountain pen that’s available in a couple of different acrylics and with a staggering 22 different nib options. It usually has a clip but my version is a rare clipless version that I bought used. Price: $165 Nib options: there are lots – see here. Masuyama ground […]

Franklin-Christoph Pocket 40 Fountain Pen Review

18 January 2016 By ian

Franklin-Christoph make distinctive looking pens and the Pocket 40 (sometimes known as the M40P) is no exception, particularly with the ice-effect barrel that has become one of their trademark materials. Price: $130 (steel nib) $210 (gold nib) Nib options: extra-fine, fine, medium, broad; 1.1mm & 1.4mm cursive calligraphy (steel only) Masuyama-ground nib options: needlepoint, medium […]

Franklin-Christoph Model 02 Intrinsic fountain pen review

30 June 2014 By ian

The Franklin-Christoph Model 02 ‘Intrinsic’ is an acrylic fountain pen that can be used as a standard international cartridge/converter or as an eye-dropper. It comes in three and a half different colours (black/maroon, black/cherry, smoke and ice, and emerald). This is the smoke and ice version. The barrel is the ice and the section is […]

Franklin-Christoph Model 27 Collegia fountain pen review

31 March 2014 By ian

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 is almost, but not quite, […]

Franklin-Christoph Replacement Nib (sketch)

24 January 2014 By ian

I’ve always felt that you find out if a company is any good not when everything is going well but when something goes wrong. When I received my rather beautiful Franklin-Christoph M27 fountain pen last week, the extra-fine nib it came with just wasn’t quite right. The ink wasn’t flowing properly at all. After a […]