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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

Guider Desk Pen

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kevin from Fountain Pen Revolution!

Measurements
Length (capped): 196.4 mm/7.73″
Length (uncapped): 189.7 mm/7.50″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 11.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 8.1 – 11.1 mm/0.32″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 19 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 3 g

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Franklin-Christoph Model 31 Omnis in Purpurae Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Franklin-Christoph.  I really like this double broad nib!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.9 mm/5.5″
Length (uncapped): 129.7 mm/5.1″
Length (posted): 172.0 mm/6.75″
Diameter (barrel): 13.2 – 14.0 mm/0.52″ – 0.56″
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 11.2 mm/0.43″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 26 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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BENU Essense Birds of Paradise Fountain Pen Reviews

This pen was kindly sent to me by BENU and it can be bought here.

Length (capped): 141.36 mm/5.56″
Length (uncapped): 125.06 mm/4.92″
Length (posted): 166.03 mm/6.53″
Length (section): 21.55 mm/0.84″
Diameter (barrel): 13.79 – 15.72 mm/0.54″ – 0.61″
Diameter (section): 9.79 – 11.18 mm/0.38″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 25 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 15 g

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Franklin-Christoph Model 66 Stabilis Ancient Glass Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent over by Franklin-Christophh – thank you!  I like the very-popular antique glass finish of this pen, and Model 66 is a very nice model: large, comfortable, and with a special, Mike Masuyama-tuned nib.

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