Fred Faggionato Petrarque King Size Blue Turtle Fountain Pen Review

This beautiful pen was sent to me by La Couronne du Comte.  Don’t forget that BROWN10 gives you a 10% discount code there.  Celluloid, large pen, #6 nib, 190 euros – what is there not to love about this pen?

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.9 mm/5.78″
Length (uncapped): 133.2 mm/5.24″
Length (posted): 176.0/6.93”
Diameter (section): 11.9 – 12.6 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 13.7 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Weight (all): 22 g
Weight (cap): 14 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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Fred Faggionatio Petrarque King Size

Gatz BCN Journals (A5 Leather Journal, Refillable Leather Journal, Tomoe River Notepad) Review

Anna of Gatz BCN sent me this lovely lineup of leather-bound journals and a Tomoe River notepad.

CONID Kingsize Streamline Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review

I was very excited to add this model to my personal pens, because I’ve been eyeing it for years.  A lovely, high-quality pen with a massive ink capacity and a stellar nib, made in Belgium by CONID.

Measurements
Length (capped): 147.7 mm/5.82″
Length (uncapped): 138.9 mm/5.47″
Length (posted): 172.6/6.79”
Diameter (section): 12.1 – 12.7 mm/0.47″ – 0.50″
Diameter (barrel): 13.3 – 15.4 mm/0.52″ – 0.61″
Weight (all): 40 g
Weight (cap): 30 g
Weight (body): 10 g

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CONID Kingsize

Italix Churchman’s Prescriptor Nib Lineup

Mr Peter Ford of MrPen very kindly sent me the complete lineup of 10 nibs he sells for the Churchman’s Prescriptor model.  A very exciting opportunity to demonstrate how each of these nibs write.

Italic Churchman's Prescriptor Nibs

Top to bottom: Extra-Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Left-Foot Non-Italic Broad, Right-Foot Non-Italic Broad, Left-Foot Italic Broad, Right-Foot Italic Broad, Extra Broad Italic, Extra Broad Cursive

Speidel Statement Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Gerrit Speidel, its designer.

Measurements
Length (capped): 137.5 mm/5.41″
Length (uncapped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 10.9 mm/0.40″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 14.3 – 16.0 mm/0.56″ – 0.63″
Weight (all): 60 g
Weight (cap): 36 g
Weight (body): 24 g

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S.T. Dupont Olympio Palladium and Rubber

This beautiful pen was sent to me by Roger – thank you!  Alas, no longer available, but fun nonetheless.

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.0 mm/5.59″
Length (uncapped): 126.4 mm/4.97″
Length (posted): 141.5 mm/5.57″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 10.2 mm/0.35″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 8.9 – 11.8 mm/0.35″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 48 g
Weight (cap): 18 g
Weight (body): 30 g

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Titaner Razor Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Titaner.  Get yours here!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.3 mm/5.52″
Length (uncapped): 131.6 mm/5.18″
Length (posted): 171.0 mm/6.73″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 10.4 mm/0.35″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 13.3 mm/0.38″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 33 g
Weight (body): 12 g

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Stipula Etruria Magnifica Alter Ego Fountain Pen Review

Let’s have a closer look at one of my personal fountain pens with a lovely titanium nib.

Measurements
Length (capped): 150.5 mm/5.92″
Length (uncapped): 130.5 mm/5.14″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 13.8 mm/0.41″ – 0.54″
Diameter (barrel): 13.2 – 15.5 mm/0.52″ – 0.61″
Weight (all): 42 g
Weight (cap): 26 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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Fountain Pen Shootout: Monteverde Monza vs. Jinhao 992 vs. Lingmo Lorelei

Let’s compare three incarnations of the same pen.

Jinhao 992, Monteverde Monza, Lingmo Lorelei

Top to bottom: Jinhao 992, Monteverde Monza, Lingmo Lorelei, Sailor 1911 Standard Peacock, Sailor 1911 Large Fresca

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Bexley Imperial Purple Cream Fountain Pen Review

This lovely pen was lent to me by Candace – thank you kindly!  A lovely, larger pen, with a very attractive finish.

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.2 mm/5.99″
Length (uncapped): 136.5 mm/5.83″
Length (posted): 188.7 mm/7.42″
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 11.4 mm/0.41″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 11.7 – 15.2 mm/0.46″ – 0.60″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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