Let’s compare two very similar, retractable nib pens.
Thank you to P.W Akkerman in The Hague for lending us this pen for review! Reviews, writing samples, and previous Serious Nibbage episodes can be found under the Pens, Paper, Ink menu!
I got a lot of requests to review this pen, so I picked one up at Pen Chalet.
Body material: Acrylic
Cap: Screw on
Posts: Yes, friction
Filling system: Piston
Ink capacity: 1.2 ml
Nib material: 14kt gold, rhodium-plated
Length (capped): 136.4 mm/5.37″
Length (uncapped): 122.2 mm/4.81″
Length (posted): 150.1 mm/5.91″
Length (section): 18.2 mm/0.71″
Diameter (barrel): 11.4 – 11.6 mm/0.44″ – 0.45″
Diameter (section): 9.9 – 10.9 mm/0.39″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 20 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 12 g
Where to buy: Pen Chalet
This is a nice, metallic version of the classic retractable-nib fountain pen.
This pen was kindly sent to me by Jeff. I didn’t have much luck with this nib, but Azizah could write with it – provided she held it perpendicularly to the paper. Continue reading
Time to have a look at the metal version of one of the first pen models I ever reviewed! Continue reading