Category Archives: Fountain Pens

Armando Simoni Club Studio Line Blue Pinnacle/Blue Coral Review

A very kind thank you to Armando Simoni Club of the Pen Family for lending me these pens for review!

Measurements
Length (capped): 144.7 mm/5.70”
Length (uncapped): 130.5 mm/5.14”
Length (posted): 170.3 mm/6.71”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 11.7 mm/0.41 – 0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 10.2 – 14.0 mm/0.40 – 0.55”
Weight (all): 30.0 g
Weight (cap): 19.0 g
Weight (body): 11.0 g


Conway Stewart Great Exhibition Fountain Pen Review

Sometimes, we have to treat ourselves, innit?

Measurements
Length (capped): 20.3 mm/8.00”
Length (uncapped): 187.6 mm/7.39”
Length (posted): 263.8 mm/10.39”
Diameter (section): 13.0 – 16.6 mm/0.51 – 0.66”
Diameter (barrel): 18.4 –  19.5 mm/0.73 – 0.77”
Weight (all): 136.5 g
Weight (body): 77.5 g
Weight (cap): 59.0 g

Ensso Japanese Ebonite Pocket Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Ensso – thank you!  Get your own here!

Measurements
Length (capped): 92.8 mm/3.66”
Length (uncapped): 89.4 mm/3.52”
Length (posted): 139.2 mm/5.48”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 12.4 mm/0.41 – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 14.9 mm/0.59” (uniform)
Weight (all): 11.0 g
Weight (body): 8.0 g
Weight (cap): 3.0 g

Ensso Japanese Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Ensso – thank you!  Get yours here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.8 mm/5.51”
Length (uncapped): 128.0 mm/5.04”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 12.5 mm/0.42 – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 15.1 mm/0.43 – 0.59”
Weight (all): 14.5 g
Weight (body): 11.0 g
Weight (cap): 3.5 g

Parker 51 Plum (2021 Edition) Review

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Appleboom BannerA kind thank you to the inimitable Joost Appelboom of Appelboom for lending me this pen.

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.7 mm/5.50”
Length (uncapped): 118.2 mm/4.65”
Length (posted): 152.8 mm/6.02”
Diameter (section): 7.8 – 10.3 mm/0.31 – 0.41”
Diameter (barrel): 7.2 – 11.5 mm/0.29 – 0.45”
Weight (all): 25.5 g
Weight (cap): 13.0 g
Weight (body): 12.5 g


Platinum Star Wars Darth Maul Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 139.7 mm/5.50”

Length (uncapped): 120.3 mm/4.74”
Length (posted): 154.2/6.07”
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 10.8 mm/0.40” – 0.43”
Diameter (barrel): 8.6 – 13.2 mm/0.34” – 0.52”
Weight (all): 19.5 g
Weight (cap): 9.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g


Leonardo MomentoZero Grande Pura Arancia Fiammante Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 150.6 mm/5.93”
Length (uncapped): 135.4 mm/5.33”
Length (posted): 146.3/5.76”
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 13.4 mm/0.43” – 0.53”
Diameter (barrel): 11.1 – 15.6 mm/0.44” – 0.61”
Weight (all): 32.0 g
Weight (cap): 21.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g


 

Leonardo MomentoZero Grande Pistone with Flex Nib Fountain Pen Review

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Appleboom BannerA kind thank you to the inimitable Joost Appelboom of Appelboom for lending me this pen.

Measurements
Length (capped): 150.6 mm/5.93”
Length (uncapped): 135.4 mm/5.33”
Length (posted): 146.3/5.76”
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 13.4 mm/0.43” – 0.53”
Diameter (barrel): 11.1 – 15.6 mm/0.44” – 0.61”
Weight (all): 32.0 g
Weight (cap): 21.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g