Category Archives: Fountain Pens

Constellations88 The Elements Bromine

This pen was kindly lent to me by Jose.  These pens can be purchased here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 130.9 mm/5.15″
Length (uncapped): 129.7 mm/5.11″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.4 – 12.9 mm/0.45″ – 0.51″
Diameter (barrel): 11.9 – 16.2 mm/0.47″ – 0.64″
Weight (all): 29 g
Weight (cap): 21 g
Weight (body): 8 gConstellations88 The Elements Bromine Constellations88 The Elements Bromine Constellations88 The Elements Bromine Constellations88 The Elements Bromine Constellations88 The Elements Bromine Constellations88 The Elements Bromine

Bhimraj & Company Oliver F27 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Jose.

Measurements
Length (capped): 137.8 mm/5.43″
Length (uncapped): 126.4 mm/4.98″
Length (posted): 162.1 mm/6.38”
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 11.5 mm/0.42″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 10.9 – 13.1 mm/0.43″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 33 g
Weight (cap): 18 g
Weight (body): 15 g

Bhimraj & Co Oliver F27 Bhimraj & Co Oliver F27 Bhimraj & Co Oliver F27 Bhimraj & Co Oliver F27 Bhimraj & Co Oliver F27 Bhimraj & Co Oliver F27

Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Fountain Pen Review

I picked up this beautiful pen from Chatterley Luxuries.

Measurements
Length (capped): 173.6 mm/6.84″
Length (uncapped): 150.6 mm/5.93″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 13.3 – 14.4 mm/0.52″ – 0.57″
Diameter (barrel): 17.2 – 18.1 mm/0.68″ – 0.71″
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 29 g
Weight (body): 16 g

Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki

A superb artist’s rendition of a one-way shutoff valve.

Collecting vs. Using vs. Accumulating Fountain Pens

Let’s talk about the differences between using, accumulating, and collecting fountain pens, and why they are all fun endeavours.

Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Le Grand PT 146 and PT Solitaire Review

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this pen.  If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.Appleboom BannerLet’s have a look at two Montblanc 146 Le Grand pens, both of which are Le Petit Prince themed: the platinum trim Le Grand 146 and the platinum trim Le Grand146 Solitaire.

Measurements (Le Grand)
Length (capped): 145.8 mm/5.73″
Length (uncapped): 125.2 mm/4.93″
Length (posted): 169.5 mm/6.27”
Diameter (section): 10.7 – 11.3 mm/0.42″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 11.7 – 13.2 mm/0.45″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 32 g
Weight (cap): 11 g
Weight (body): 21 g

Measurements (Le Grand Solitaire)
Length (capped): 146.2 mm/5.75″
Length (uncapped): 125.9 mm/4.95″
Length (posted): 161.2 mm/6.34”
Diameter (section): 11.2 mm/0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 11.8 – 13.3 mm/0.46″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 65 g
Weight (cap): 25 g
Weight (body): 40 g

Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire Montblanc Le Petit Prince Le Grand and Solitaire

 

Lotus Shikhar Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Jose.

Measurements
Length (capped): 153.1 mm/6.03″
Length (uncapped): 130.0 mm/5.12″
Length (posted): 167.0 mm/6.57”
Diameter (section): 12.5 – 13.2 mm/0.49″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 10.4 – 15.3 mm/0.41″ – 0.60″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 15 g
Weight (body): 9 g

Lotus Shikhar Lotus Shikhar Lotus Shikhar Lotus Shikhar Lotus Shikhar Lotus Shikhar

Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Classique PT 145 and Doué Classique PT 145 Review

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this pen.  If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.Appleboom BannerLet’s have a look at two Montblanc 145 Classique pens, both of which are Le Petit Prince themed: the platinum trim 145 and the platinum trim 145 Doué.

Measurements (Classique)
Length (capped): 138.7 mm/5.45″
Length (uncapped): 122.0 mm/4.80″
Length (posted): 153.8 mm/6.04”
Diameter (section): 8.3 – 10.4 mm/0.32″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 11.7 mm/0.41″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 16 g

Measurements (Doué)
Length (capped): 139.4 mm/5.49″
Length (uncapped): 122.1 mm/4.80″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 8.5 – 10.4 mm/0.33″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 10.3 – 11.8 mm/0.40″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 52 g
Weight (cap): 19 g
Weight (body): 33 g

Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 Classique and 15 Doué

Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 and 145 Doué Montblanc Le Petit Prince 145 and 145 Doué

 

ASA Maya Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Jose.  These pens can be purchased here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 145.8 mm/5.74″
Length (uncapped): 132.9 mm/5.23″
Length (posted): 173.9 mm/6.85”
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 12.5 mm/0.44″ – 0.49″
Diameter (barrel): 12.0 – 14.4 mm/0.47″ – 0.57″
Weight (all): 26 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 10 g

ASA Maya ASA Maya ASA Maya ASA Maya ASA Maya ASA Maya25

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

Giuliano Mazzuoli Quattro Tempi XL Cassetta Giuliano Mazzuoli Quattro Tempi XL Cassetta Giuliano Mazzuoli Quattro Tempi XL Cassetta Giuliano Mazzuoli Quattro Tempi XL Cassetta Giuliano Mazzuoli Quattro Tempi XL Cassetta Giuliano Mazzuoli Quattro Tempi XL Cassetta