PenBBS 469 Kryptonine Double-Nibbed Fountain Pen Review

This fascinating, double-nibbed pen was kindly sent to me by Tom of Goldspot Pens – thank you! Twice the nibs, twice the inks, twice the fun!

Length (capped): 148.7 mm/5.85″
Length (uncapped): 140.9 mm/5.55″ (both ends uncapped)/145.1 mm/5.71″ (one end uncapped, one end capped)
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (barrel): 14.4 mm/0.57″
Diameter (section): 9.8 – 10.8 mm/0.39″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 22 g
Weight (cap): 17.5 g
Weight (body): 4.5 g

Leonardo Officina Italiana Furore Smeraldo

This pen was kindly sent to me by Salvatore of Leonardo – thank you!

Length (capped): 145.5 mm/5.73”
Length (uncapped): 130.1 mm/5.12”
Length (posted): 163.5 mm/6.44”
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 12.9 mm/0.42” – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 7.9 – 14.5 mm/0.31” – 0.57”
Weight (all): 26.5 g
Weight (cap): 19.5 g
Weight (body): 7.0 g

Three Differently Priced Pens From the Same Brand

I thought it would be interesting to check out three pens from the same brand that have quit different prices.  What exactly can you expect when you decide to spend more money?

Fountain Pen Shootout Classic Pens LM1 vs. Classic Pens LB5

Le’s compare two gorgeous red pens side by side.

Molteni Modelo 54 (Four Finishes) Fountain Pen Review

These pens were kindly lent to me by Eddie from Italian Pens.

Length (capped): 145.8 mm/5.74”
Length (uncapped): 132.2 mm/5.21”
Length (posted): 159.7 mm/6.29”
Diameter (section): 12.0 – 13.3 mm/0.47” – 0.52”
Diameter (barrel): 12.0 – 14.2 mm/0.47” – 0.56”
Weight (all): 37.5 g
Weight (cap): 24.5 g
Weight (body): 9.5 g

Fountain Pen Shootout: Namiki Emperor vs. Danitrio Genkai

Let’s whip out the big ones. Links to the reviews of the individual pens can be found in the index in the menu above.

Fountain Pen Shootout Danitrio Mikado vs. Delta Roma Imperiale

Let’s look at two oversized, slightly bulbous pens.

Sheaffer Pop Star Wars Yoda Fountain Pen Review

Strong with the Force, this one is.

Length (capped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (uncapped): 121.0 mm/4.76″
Length (posted): 165.6 mm/6.52″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.2 mm/0.51″ – 0.52″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 9.9 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 12 g
Weight (body): 5 g

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Wing Sung 601 Vacumatic Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Andy – thank you!

Length (capped): 139.3 mm/5.48″
Length (uncapped): 129.3 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 153.4 mm/6.04″
Diameter (barrel): 8.3 – 11.7 mm/0.33″ – 0.46″
Diameter (section): 6.9 – 11.0 mm/0.27″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 19.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 7.5 g

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