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PenBBS 309 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly given to me by my friend Florence.

Measurements
Length (capped): 122.8 mm/4.83″
Length (uncapped): 129.4 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 163.1/6.51”
Diameter (section): 9.6 – 11.2 mm/0.37″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 12.9 mm/0.43″ – 0.50″
Weight (all): 19 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 11 g

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PenBBS 266 Ivory Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by PenBBS!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.0 mm/5.59″
Length (uncapped): 128.7 mm/5.06″
Length (posted): 164.2/6.46”
Diameter (section): 9.7 – 11.4 mm/0.38″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 8.1 – 13.3 mm/0.31″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 20 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 12 g

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Moonman Wancai Mini Fountain Pen Review

This lovely little pen was sent to me by Bill!

Measurements
Length (capped): 87.9 mm/3.46″
Length (uncapped): 84.3 mm/3.32″
Length (posted): 123.4/4.86”
Diameter (section): 9.8 – 10.9 mm/0.38″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 13.7 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Weight (all): 12 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 4 g

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Moonman Wancai Mini

Jinhao 992 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Bill “the butcher” Milling.

Measurements
Length (capped): 135.2 mm/5.32″
Length (uncapped): 117.7 mm/4.63″
Length (posted): 144.8/5.70”
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 10.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Diameter (barrel): 7.4 – 12.2 mm/0.29″ – 0.47″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 9 g

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Jinhao 992

Fred Faggionato Petrarque King Size Blue Turtle Fountain Pen Review

This beautiful pen was sent to me by La Couronne du Comte.  Don’t forget that BROWN10 gives you a 10% discount code there.  Celluloid, large pen, #6 nib, 190 euros – what is there not to love about this pen?

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.9 mm/5.78″
Length (uncapped): 133.2 mm/5.24″
Length (posted): 176.0/6.93”
Diameter (section): 11.9 – 12.6 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 13.7 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Weight (all): 22 g
Weight (cap): 14 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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Fred Faggionatio Petrarque King Size

Speidel Statement Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Gerrit Speidel, its designer.

Measurements
Length (capped): 137.5 mm/5.41″
Length (uncapped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 10.9 mm/0.40″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 14.3 – 16.0 mm/0.56″ – 0.63″
Weight (all): 60 g
Weight (cap): 36 g
Weight (body): 24 g

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Titaner Razor Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Titaner.  Get yours here!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.3 mm/5.52″
Length (uncapped): 131.6 mm/5.18″
Length (posted): 171.0 mm/6.73″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 10.4 mm/0.35″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 13.3 mm/0.38″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 33 g
Weight (body): 12 g

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Fountain Pen Shootout: Monteverde Monza vs. Jinhao 992 vs. Lingmo Lorelei

Let’s compare three incarnations of the same pen.

Jinhao 992, Monteverde Monza, Lingmo Lorelei

Top to bottom: Jinhao 992, Monteverde Monza, Lingmo Lorelei, Sailor 1911 Standard Peacock, Sailor 1911 Large Fresca

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Bexley Imperial Purple Cream Fountain Pen Review

This lovely pen was lent to me by Candace – thank you kindly!  A lovely, larger pen, with a very attractive finish.

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.2 mm/5.99″
Length (uncapped): 136.5 mm/5.83″
Length (posted): 188.7 mm/7.42″
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 11.4 mm/0.41″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 11.7 – 15.2 mm/0.46″ – 0.60″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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BENU Chameleon Fountain Pen Review

These pens were kindly sent to me by BENU – thank you!  These futuristic looking iridescent pens are a lot of fun.

Measurements
Length (capped): mm/”
Length (uncapped): 127.9 mm/5.03″
Length (posted): 169.3 mm/6.66″
Diameter (section): 9.4 – 12.2 mm/0.36″ – 0.48″
Diameter (barrel): 8.7 – 17.5 mm/0.34″ – 0.68″
Weight (all): 21 g
Weight (cap): 6 g
Weight (body): 15 g

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BENU Chameleon