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My Personal Pens: Visconti Kakadu

The Kakadu, very similar in size to an Opera Master, was part of a trio of pens exclusive to the Australian market: the Australis, Didgeridoo, and the Kakadu.  It’s a wonderful, well-balanced pen with a great oblique stub nib.  This is the pen I took with me when I defended my PhD thesis due to its great balance and reliable writing qualities.  I have not yet recorded a full review of this pen but I will do so as soon as I can.

Visconti Homo Sapiens Chiantishire

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 the Chiantishire!

Measurements
Length (capped): 145.9 mm/5.79″
Length (uncapped): 131.3 mm/5.16″
Length (posted): 170.2 mm/6.70″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.7 mm/0.51″ – 0.54″
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 12.1 mm/0.43″ – 0.47″
Weight (all): 41 g
Weight (cap): 17 g
Weight (body): 24 g

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Visconti Opera Master Blue Swirl Fountain Pen Review

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this Visconti Opera Master Blue Swirl 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): 154.6 mm/6.08″
Length (uncapped): 141.7 mm/5.58″
Length (posted): 187.2 mm/7.36″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 14.5 mm/0.49″ – 0.57″
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 13.5 mm/0.43″ – 0.53″
Weight (all): 64 g
Weight (cap): 20 g
Weight (body): 44 g

Visconti Opera Master Blue Swirl

Top to bottom: Visionti Opera Master Tobacco, Visconti Opera Master Blue Swirl, Visconti Opera Elements Fire, Lamy Safari

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What Are You Taking to Work?

In this new series of videos, I share the pens and inks I am taking to work that week.

Work Carry - SB

GOAT (Greatest of All Time) Fountain Pens 2016

This is one of my favourite videos of the year, because it allows me to share my love for a specific set of pens with you!

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