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Chatting About My Pens Part 4: Arco Pens

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing sakomples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this fourth installment, I talk about the pens made of Arco Bronze celluloid, made by OMAS, Oldwin, and Armando Simoni Club.

Fred Faggionato Pétrarque Le Majestic with Titanium Nib Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Papier Plume.

Measurements
Length (capped): 131.6 mm/5.18″
Length (uncapped): 128.1 mm/5.04″
Length (posted): 162.8 mm/6.41”
Diameter (section): 9.9 – 10.4 mm/0.38″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 10.7 – 12.4 mm/0.42″ – 0.48″
Weight (all): 17.5 g
Weight (cap): 7.0 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

Chatting About My Pens Part 3: European Pens (Parker Akkerman, CONID, Yard-O-Led)

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing samples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this third installment, I talk about the pens that remind me of Europe, made by Parker, Yard-O-Led, and CONID.

Armando Simoni Club Pavarotti 3 Fountain Pen Review

These pens were lent to me by Manu of ASC Pens.

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.0 mm/5.98″
Length (uncapped): 138.1 mm/5.44″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.6 – 13.2 mm/0.46″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 10.9 – 14.5 mm/0.43″ – 0.57”
Weight (all): 34 g
Weight (cap): 25.5g
Weight (body): 8.5 g

Chatting About My Pens Part 2: Urushi Fountain Pens (Namiki, Danitrio)

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing samples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this second installment, I talk about my urushi pens, made by Namiki and Danitrio.

Aurora 88 Urano Fountain Pen Review

Let’s look at the beautiful turquoise Urano


Measurements
Length (capped): 136.5 mm/5.37″
Length (uncapped): 129.6 mm/5.10″
Length (posted): 158.9 mm/6.25″
Diameter (barrel): 9.9 – 14.1 mm/0.39″ – 0.55″
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.6 mm/0.40″ – 0.45″
Weight (all): 22.5 g
Weight (cap): 6.5 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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Wancher Dream Pen (Final Version) in Ebonite

This final version of the Wancher dream pen was kindly sent to me by Wancher. Check out my review of the urushi prototype here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 153.2 mm/6.03″
Length (uncapped): 132.3 mm/5.21″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (barrel): 9.3 – 15.4 mm/0.36″ – 0.60″
Diameter (section): 10.7 – 11.8 mm/0.42″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 25 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 17 g

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Platinum Izumo Urushi Fountain Pen Review

Measurements
Length (capped): 156.0 mm/6.15″
Length (uncapped): 134.3 mm/5.29″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 14.3 mm/0.41″ – 0.56″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 16.1 mm/0.38″ – 0.63″
Weight (all): 38.5 g
Weight (cap): 13.5 g
Weight (body): 25 g

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Molteni Modelo 55 Fountain Pen Review

Eddie from Italian Pens kindly lent me these pens for review purposes – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.5 mm/6.00″
Length (uncapped): 131.7 mm/5.19″
Length (posted): 166.3/6.55”
Diameter (section): 11.9 – 13.1 mm/0.47″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.9 mm/0.51″ – 0.55″
Weight (all): 36 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
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