Category Archives: Fountain Pens

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 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

PREMAD Two Way Nib Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.3 mm/5.56”
Length (uncapped): 117.1 mm/4.61”
Length (posted): 148.2 mm/5.84”
Diameter (section): 8.8 mm/0.35” (uniform)
Diameter (barrel): 8.8 mm/0.35” (uniform)
Weight (all): 25.0 g
Weight (cap): 9.5 g
Weight (body): 15.5 g

Armando Simoni Club Gladiatore Medio Fountain Pen Review

Manu from Armando Simoni Club kindly lent me this pen – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.2 mm/5.75”
Length (uncapped): 133.5 mm/5.25”
Length (posted): 178.5 mm/7.03”
Diameter (section): 10.4 – 11.6 mm/0.41” – 0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 11.1 – 14.5 mm/0.44” – 0.57”
Weight (all): 35.0 g
Weight (cap): 22.5 g
Weight (body): 12.5 g