Cross Peerless Darth Vader Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

The Dark Side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural.

Measurements
Length (capped): 143.7 mm/5.66”
Length (uncapped): 128.5 mm/5.06”
Length (posted): 134.2 mm/5.28”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 12.6 mm/0.42” – 0.50”
Diameter (barrel): 8.8 – 13.2 mm/0.35” – 0.52”
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 28 g
Weight (body): 17.0 g

Cervinia Transparente Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Marco of Novelli. This pen has an incredible backstory, which details how it survived the second world war.  I discuss some of this in the video, but there is way more information on the Novelli website.

Measurements
Length (capped): 133.8 mm/5.27”
Length (uncapped): 121.2 mm/4.77”
Length (posted): 156.3/6.15”
Diameter (section): 9.3 – 11.1 mm/0.37” – 0.44”
Diameter (barrel): 10.6 – 12.4 mm/0.42” – 0.49”
Weight (all): 18.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 6.5 g

Faber-Castell Essentio Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc)!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.2 mm/5.52″
Length (uncapped): 134.6 mm/5.30″
Length (posted): 190.5 mm/7.50″
Diameter (barrel): 12.1 mm/0.48″ (uniform)
Diameter (section): 10.8 – 11.0 mm/0.43″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 24.0 g
Weight (cap): 17.5 g
Weight (body): 6.5 g

BENU Minima Blue Flame Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by BENU and Luxury Pens.

Measurements
Length (capped): 126.2 mm/4.97″
Length (uncapped): 115.7 mm/4.56″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (barrel): 8.5 – 15.7 mm/0.34″ – 0.62″
Diameter (section): 9.4 – 11.2 mm/0.37″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 17.0 g
Weight (cap): 12.5 g
Weight (body): 4.5 g

Fountain Pen Shootout: Visconti Rembrandt vs. Visconti Breeze

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

Fountain Pen Revolution Indore with Flex Nib Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kevin of Fountain Pen Revolution – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.0 mm/5.4”
Length (uncapped): 123.0 mm/4.8”
Length (posted): 160.0 mm/6.3”
Diameter (section): 9.1 – 10.1 mm/0.36” – 0.40”
Diameter (barrel): 10.3 – 12.3 mm/0.41” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 8.5 g
Weight (cap): 5.0 g
Weight (body): 13.5 g

Montblanc Patron of Arts Hadrian

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.8 mm/5.78”
Length (uncapped): 118.8 mm/4.68”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 11.5 mm/0.44” – 0.45”
Diameter (barrel): 13.8 – 14.4 mm/0.55” – 0.57”
Weight (all): 79.5 g
Weight (cap): 40.0 g
Weight (body): 39.5 g

Fountain Pen Revolution Darjeeling with Ultra Flex Nib Review

These pens were kindly sent to me by Kevin of Fountain Pen Revolution – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.0 mm/5.5”
Length (uncapped): 130.0 mm/5.25”
Length (posted): 17.0 cm/6/75″
Diameter (section): 10.7 – 11.4 mm/0.42” – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 10.8 – 13.0 mm/0.43” – 0.51″
Weight (all): 17.5 g
Weight (cap): 11.0 g
Weight (body): 6.5 g

GLP Creations The Author Tomoe River Notebook (New Cover Colours) Review

These notebooks were kindly sent to me by Gavin of GLP CreationsI was paid to make this an expedited review: this means that I received monetary compensation to review this product faster than I otherwise would have; however, I was not paid to provide a positive review. 

All colours of cover: cocoa brown, navy blue, royal red, teal, forest green, anthracite, black

Close-up of Nagahara Cross Point and Montblanc Corn Poppy Red

The lined paper