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Montblanc Meisterstück for UNICEF Le Grand Solitaire Fountain Pen 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 Banner

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.1 mm/5.75″
Length (uncapped): 125.9 mm/4.95″
Length (posted): 162.4 mm/6.38″
Diameter (barrel): 12.2 – 13.5 mm/0.48″ – 0.53″
Diameter (section): 11.1 mm/0.43″
Weight (all): 63 g
Weight (cap): 24 g
Weight (body): 39 g

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Pelikan Statue of Zeus Toledo Fountain Pen

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 Banner

Let’s have a look at this interesting fountain pen!

Measurements
Length (capped): 125.5 mm/4.94″
Length (uncapped): 121.4 mm/4.78″
Length (posted): 145.3 mm/5.72″
Diameter (barrel): 11.3 – 11.7 mm/0.44″ – 0.46″
Diameter (section): 9.21 – 10.03 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 6 g
Weight (body): 18 g

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Montblanc Writers Edition Antoine de St. Éxupery

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 Banner

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.0 mm/5.74″
Length (uncapped): 123.7 mm/4.87″
Length (posted): 172.2 mm/6.77″
Diameter (barrel): 12.2 – 14.0 mm/0.48″ – 0.55″
Diameter (section): 11.6 – 14.8 mm/0.44″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 50 g
Weight (cap): 25 g
Weight (body): 25 g

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TWSBI Diamond 580AL Turquoise Fountain Pen Review

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who sent me this new TWSBI Diamond 580AL Turquoise.  If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.Appleboom Banner

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.8 mm/5.6″
Length (uncapped): 130.8 mm/5.1″
Length (posted): 175.3 mm/6.90″
Diameter (barrel): 12.5 – 14.3 mm/0.50″ – 0.59″
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.1 mm/0.40″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 4 g
Weight (body): 20 g

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Aurora 88 Black Satin Rose Gold with Stub Nib

This pen was kindly sent to me by Aurora. I have reviewed an Aurora 88 with a broad nib before, but the pen I am reviewing today has a very nice stub nib, so I thought it would be interesting to show you what this pen and nib are all about.  Thank you to Aurora and Anderson Pens for making this review possible.

Measurements
Length (capped): 136.2 mm/5.36″
Length (uncapped): 129.4 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 155.0 mm/6.10″
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 13.7 mm/0.41″ – 0.54″
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 11.7 mm/0.40″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 18 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 10 g

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Montblanc Writers Edition William Shakespeare

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this Montblanc Great Characters Miles Davis fountain pen.  If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.Appleboom Banner

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.6 mm/5.61″
Length (uncapped): 129.8 mm/5.11″
Length (posted): doesn’t post reliably
Diameter (barrel): 8.1 – 14.1 mm/0.32″ – 0.55″
Diameter (section): 10.8 – 11.4 mm/0.42″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 48 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 32 g

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Wing Sung 698 Review

This affordable pen, available through ebay, for example, is quite a bargain: around $20 for a piston-filler!  This pen was lent to me by my friend Mr Visconti.

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.7 mm/5.54″
Length (uncapped): 129.9 mm/5.11″
Length (posted): doesn’t post reliably
Diameter (barrel): 11.8 – 12.3 mm/0.46″ – 0.48″
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 10.7 mm/-0.36″ – 0.42″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 14 g

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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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Pilot Custom Heritage 92 Fountain Pen Review

I got a lot of requests to review this pen, so I picked one up at Pen Chalet.

 

Body material: Acrylic
Trim: Metal
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
Price: $220.00USD
Where to buy: Pen Chalet

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