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Schrade Tactical Fountain Pen Review

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Classic Pens LB5 Sailor King Profit Review

Pen Review: Sailor 1911 Large

Sailor 1911 Large Review

Waterman Hemisphere, a writers pen

Stephen King used a fountain pen of Waterman, one of the better pen brands, to write his novel Dreamcatcher and even mentioned this in the Author’s …

Pelikan Fountain Pen Guide — Gentleman's Gazette

Convergence

One of the things new FP users seem to learn pretty quickly is that buying online from a foreign retailer is not so different to buying from a local …

Counterfeit Lamy Safari – PSA

Counterfeit Lamy SafariI’ve got a quick PSA today about counterfeit Lamy Safari fountain pens. If you missed the excellent video by Tom over on the …

Meet the $935 Pen That Turns a Scribble Into a Status Symbol

It's not often that a pen finds itself at the very center of an international event, but that's exactly what happened 52 years ago when John F. …

Glossary of Fountain Pen Terminology

<b>Acrylic (aka Resin)</b> – A common material used for making fountain pens due to durability, light weight, and ink/water resistance and resistance of …

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Fountain Pen Reality Distortion Field

Fountain pen that is still emitting a strong reality distortion field<p>All fountain pens have a reality distortion field. Apple is rumored to have one, …

Status Symbols

In the last couple of weeks, there has been an interesting post on reddit and a couple of comments on this blog discussing why people are willing to …

Common Issues with Fountain Pens

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>There are two different types of people reading this post. Those who already love fountain pens, and those who are …

Franklin-Christoph Model 19 "1901" in Smoke and Cinnamaroon: A Review

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Delta The Journal Tech & Web

Finally, I’ve got a chance to review a Delta pen, thanks to Sunny from Straits Pen for loaning it to me (and I have been holding on to it for the …

Review: Italix Viper's Strike Fountain Pen - 18KT Nib

<b>ABOUT</b><p>Body Material: Lacquered brass<br>Trim: Chrome<br>Length (capped): 140.7 mm/5.54"<br>Length (uncapped nib-end): 125.2 mm/4.93"<br>Length (posted): 167.3 …

Sailor Procolor 500 Review

Yo-ho, yo-ho, a Sailor’s pen for me!<p>Okay, this is not actually <i>for</i> me, but I borrowed it from friendly fellow fountain pen blogger, Alt. Haven, just …

Parker Urban - Inklode | fountain pens, inks, and more

Throughout fountain pen history, the Parker pen brand has been associated with some amazingly beautiful fine writing instruments. Today, Parker pens …

This Just In: Sailor Professional Gear Regency Stripe

The Sailor Professional Gear Regency Stripe has the distinction of being on my <i>wanted pens</i> longer than any other fountain pen. It was just about three …

Sailor 1911S & 1911L - A Comparison

For two pens that essentially look identical, there's a lot to say in regards to Sailor's most popular line of fountain pens. Made in Japan, the 1911 …

Pelikan Souveran M1000 Fountain Pen Review

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This Just In: Pelikan Souverän M805 Stresemann Anthracite

This really isn’t “just in”, I’ve had it for over a week. A glorious week! But as that statement indicates, I haven’t had the pen long enough to give …

Learning the lost art of cursive writing

With a pencil still in hand, eight-year-old Mitchell Cait-Goldenthal takes a break from the handwriting exercise he’s working on to explain why it’s important to have good penmanship.<p>“When you’re older, if your writing is sloppy for something really important – like if you’re playing Major League …

Teaching

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 4

Vivek Singh, Nigel Slater, Claire Ptak, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl, Ray Masson

How to Spot Fake Mont Blanc Pens

How can you tell if the Mont Blanc pen that you are about to buy online is genuine? Follow these 9 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase.<p><b>Step 1: Retail Box</b><br>New Mont Blanc pens are packaged in a sturdy retail box. The colour and branding of the box may differ according to year and …