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Montblanc Great Characters The Beatles Fountain Pen Review

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MEASUREMENTS
Length (capped): 143.3 mm/5.64″
Length (uncapped): 125.2 mm/4.93″
Length (posted): 169.0 mm/6.64″
Diameter (barrel): 14.0 – 14.3 mm/0.55″ – 0.56″
Diameter (section): 11.5 mm/0.36″ – 0.45″
Weight (all): 74 g
Weight (cap): 32 g
Weight (body): 42 g

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Lamy Studio Racing Green and Piano Black

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Measurements
Length (capped): 139.5 mm/5.49″
Length (uncapped): 128.6 mm/5.06″
Length (posted): 155.8 mm/6.13″
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 11.8 mm/0.36″ – 0.46″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 12.6 mm/0.36″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 31 g
Weight (cap): 22 g
Weight (body): 9 g

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Montblanc M Ultra Black Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 149.9 mm/5.51″
Length (uncapped): 126.1 mm/5.96″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 11.7 mm/0.42″ – 0.46″
Diameter (barrel): 10.8 – 14.0 mm/0.43″ – .55”
Weight (all): 29 g
Weight (cap): 21 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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Diplomat Aero Factory Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 140.1 mm/5.51″
Length (uncapped): 128.8 mm/5.07″
Length (posted): 158.8/6.25”
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 12.2 mm/0.40″ – 0.48″
Diameter (barrel): 7.5 – 14.6 mm/0.30″ – .58”
Weight (all): 43 g
Weight (cap): 11 g
Weight (body): 32 g

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Montblanc Starwalker Spirit of Racing

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Let’s have a look at this new incarnation of the Montblanc Starwalker.

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.5 mm/5.53″
Length (uncapped): 124.9 mm/4.92″
Length (posted): 150.3 mm/5.92″
Diameter (barrel): 11.2 – 12.1 mm/0.44″ – 0.47″
Diameter (section): 9.8 – 10.3 mm/0.38″ – 0.40″
Weight (all): 37 g
Weight (cap): 19 g
Weight (body): 18 g

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My Personal Pens: Visconti Opera Elements Fire

The Visconti Opera Elements Fire has been in my collection for a very long time.  I absolutely adore the finish of this pen: it’s a wonderful pen that just looks beautiful.  The smooth and springy 14 karat gold nib is particularly special.  This pen is quite a bit smaller than its big brother, the Opera Master, but it is also lighter and more portable.

Fountain Pen Shootout #77: OMAS 360 Magnum vs. OMAS 360 Vintage

The OMAS 360 Magnum is one of my favourite pens ever, but how does it stack up to the newer version (I think OMAS referred to it as the “vintage” version, to distinguish it from the redesigned 360 model, which is a completely different pen that doesn’t have the pronounced triangular design)?

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Fountain Pen Shootout Montblanc Meisterstücks 146 vs. 149 vs. Masters for Meisterstück Firenze

Time for a Montblanc threesome: expensive, really expensive, and super expensive!  A kind thank you to Joost from Appelboom Pennen who lent me the Firenze.

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Fountain Pen Shootout Montblanc Meisterstücks 146 vs. 149 vs. Masters for Meisterstück Firenze