Category Archives: Fountain Pens

Waterman Carène Black Sea 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).

Measurements
Length (capped): 144.2 mm/5.68”
Length (uncapped): 128.4 mm/5.06”
Length (posted): 148.4 mm/5.89”
Diameter (section): 8.3 – 11.4 mm/0.33” – 0.45”
Diameter (barrel): 8.6 – 12.3 mm/0.34” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 35.0 g
Weight (cap): 24.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

 

Jacques Herbin Sloop Amber 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).

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.0 mm/5.47”
Length (uncapped): 127.1 mm/5.00”
Length (posted): 168.7 mm/6.64”
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.1 mm/0.40” – 0.44”
Diameter (barrel): 11.1 – 13.2 mm/0.42” – 0.52”
Weight (all): 34.0 g
Weight (cap): 19.5 g
Weight (body): 14.5 g

 

Montblanc Great Characters Walt Disney 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).

Measurements
Length (capped): 145.0 mm/5.71”
Length (uncapped): 122.8 mm/4.83”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.9 – 11.5 mm/0.43” – 0.45”
Diameter (barrel): 11.5 – 14.8 mm/0.45” – 0.58”
Weight (all): 63 g
Weight (cap): 37.5 g
Weight (body): 24.5 g

 

Montblanc Meisterstück 149 with Calligraphy Flex Nib 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).

Unfortunately, I returned the pen before taking measurements (het is jammer, maar helaas).

SCRIBO Feel Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by my friend, Sinister Peter – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 148.7 mm/5.86”
Length (uncapped): 135.0 mm/5.32”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.9 – 11.7 mm/0.44” – 0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 16.3 mm/0.41” – 0.64”
Weight (all): 36.0 g
Weight (cap): 21.0 g
Weight (body): 15.0 g

Sailor Lecoule Horizon Blue Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 122.8 mm/4.83”
Length (uncapped): 108.1 mm/4.26”
Length (posted): 140.8/5.54”
Diameter (section): 9.3 – 10.5 mm/0.37” – 0.41”
Diameter (barrel): 9.1 – 12.2 mm/0.36” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 12.5 g
Weight (cap): 6.5 g
Weight (body): 6.0 g

Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) Fountain Pens 2019

Here is a list of ten of the fountain pens I have been most impressed with and used most in 2019.

 

Leonardo Officina Italiana MomentoZero Pietra Marina

This pen was kindly sent to me by Salvatore of Leonardo Officina Italiana – grazie mille!

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.4 mm/5. 57”
Length (uncapped): 126.9 mm/5.00”
Length (posted): 163.9 mm/6.45”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 12.3 mm/0.41” – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 14.3 mm/0.43” – 0.56”
Weight (all): 27.0 g
Weight (cap): 19.0 g
Weight (body): 8.0 g

Diplomat Aero Volute Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Papier und Stift – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.1 mm/5.52”
Length (uncapped): 129.3 mm/5.09”
Length (posted): 159.7 mm/6.29”
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 12.2 mm/0.40” – 0.48”
Diameter (barrel): 6.5 – 15.1 mm/0.26” – 0.60”
Weight (all): 42.0 g
Weight (cap): 31.0 g
Weight (body): 12.0 g