Platinum President trim

Platinum President Fountain Pen Review

The Platinum President is a cartridge/converter fountain pen available with nibs from extra fine to broad. The one I’m reviewing has a medium nib. It costs about $220 in the USA or £140 in the UK. It’s available with different barrel colour and trim options for more of your money.[…]

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Platinum Preppy capped

Platinum Preppy (Old Version) Fountain Pen Review

This review originally appeared on Economy Pens and it is of the older version of the Preppy, which is why I’ve published it on a Wednesday instead of the usual Monday. I’m including it here because I intend this site to be a collection of all the reviews I’ve written.[…]

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Platinum Pro-Gear pencil tip

Platinum Pro-Use I Mechanical Pencil Review

The Platinum Pro-Use I is a metal barrelled mechanical pencil available in 0.3mm, 0.5mm and 0.7mm lead sizes. It costs about £11 in the UK and $16.50 in the USA. Note that there is a Pro-Use II that has a much chunkier design. That’s model MSD-1500, this one is MSD-1000.[…]

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