Tag: rollerball

Now n Then Retro-Essential Pen Review

27 July 2015 By ian

The Now n Then Retro-Essential is a pen that’s available with a walnut, rosewood, beech, oak or Pterocarpus indicus barrel and plain brass or gold-coloured brass hardware. Each pen comes with a detachable clip, stylus tip, a Schmidt 888F ceramic roller (liquid ink) refill and also a Schmidt P900M ballpoint refill. They can be found […]

Uni-ball Eye Needlepoint Rollerball Review

22 June 2015 By ian

The Uni-Ball Eye Needlepoint is a rollerball (liquid ink) pen with a fine (if indeed a 0.5mm line can be considered fine) tip. It’s available with six different ink colours and costs about £2.50 in the UK. I picked this up as a freebie as part of an order I placed (and paid for) with […]

Lamy Vista Rollerball pen review

3 November 2014 By ian

The Lamy Vista rollerball is a refillable pen that’s available with a medium tip with black, blue, red or green ink. It costs around £10 ($15) in the UK. The Lamy Vista is the same classic shape as the Lamy Safari only made with clear instead of coloured plastic. It’s very well made, as is […]

Schneider Breeze rollerball pen review

1 September 2014 By ian

The Schneider Breeze is an ergonomically shaped refillable rollerball pen. The standard version is available in four different colours (orange, pink, green and blue) and comes with two blue cartridges. Replacement cartridges are available in a range of different colours. There is also a snazzy Breeze Neon range with some different barrel and ink colours. […]

Retro 51 Tornado rollerball review

26 May 2014 By ian

There was a time when Myke Hurley used to talk about the Retro 51 Tornado so often that it became a pen-that-should-not-be-named on the Pen Addict podcast. Is Myke completely mad or did he know what he was talking about? Or, at least on the podcast, trying not to talk about. The build quality of […]