Stifflexible Notebook Review

These cool Stifflexible notebooks from Italy pack quite some neat features: two types of ruling, blank pages, perforated pages – it’s the gift that keeps on giving.  Anyway, these cute notebooks were sent to me by Luxury Brands.

Giuliano Mazzuoli Officina Quattro Tempi Cassetta Convertible Pen Review

Mirror mirror on the wall, which writing instrument does it all? This writing instrument can be used as a fountain pen, ballpoint, mechanical pencil, and rollerball. This pen was kindly sent to me by Luxury Brands.

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.7 mm/5.46″
Length (uncapped): 127.3 mm/5.01″
Length (posted): 175.4 mm/6.90”
Diameter (section): 7.8 – 11.5 mm/0.31″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 15.0 mm/0.58″
Weight (all): 49 g
Weight (cap): 14 g
Weight (body): 35 g

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Retro 51 Tornado Black Cherry EXT Fountain Pen Review

This nicely coloured pen was sent to me by Retro 51 – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.3 mm/5.44″
Length (uncapped): 126.3 mm/4.97″
Length (posted): 154.0 mm/6.07”
Diameter (section): 9.1 – 10.3 mm/0.35” – 0.40”
Diameter (barrel): 9.1 – 12.1 mm/0.35” – 0.47”
Weight (all): 33 g
Weight (cap): 19 g
Weight (body): 14 g

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Fountain Pen Shootout: Affordable Oversized Fountain Pens

11Let’s look at a couple of oversized fountain pens that only set you back about $100 or less.

Affordable Oversized Fountain Pen

Giuliano Mazzuoli Officina End Mill Bicolor Red Chrome Fountain Pen Review

This Giuliano Mazzuoli Officina pen was sent to me by Luxury Brands.

Measurements
Length (capped): 119.2 mm/4.69″
Length (uncapped): 108.5 mm/4.27″
Length (posted): 150.2 mm/5.91”
Diameter (section): 7.9 – 9.5 mm/0.30″ – 0.37″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 mm/0.51″
Weight (all): 30 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 20 g

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Trends in the Fountain Pen World

It’s time for me to just talk about trends in the pen world, how they come and go, and what to do when you don’t feel like going along with such trends.

Giuliano Mazzuoli MOKA Fountain Pen Review

This fountain pen, based on the famous espresso maker from the 1930s, was kindly sent to me by Luxury Brands.

Measurements
Length (capped): 123.0 mm/4.84″
Length (uncapped): 101.5 mm/3.99″
Length (posted): 149.4 mm/5.88”
Diameter (section): 6.2 – 6.8 mm/0.24″ – 0.26″
Diameter (barrel): 9.6 – 13.1 mm/0.37″ – 0.51″
Weight (all): 27 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 17 g

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Laban Corinth Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Laban – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 135.1 mm/5.32″
Length (uncapped): 125.3 mm/4.94″
Length (posted): 169.6 mm/6.68”
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 11.2 mm/0.40″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 13.2 – 13.4 mm/0.52″ – 0.53″
Weight (all): 43 g
Weight (cap): 24 g
Weight (body): 19 g

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