Category Archives: Fountain Pens

Gioia Partenope Fountain Pen Review

The pen was kindly sent to me by Gioia – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.3 mm/5.52”
Length (uncapped): 131.6 mm/5.18”
Length (posted): 144.7/5.70”
Diameter (section): 10.9 – 12.3 mm/0.43” – 0.48”
Diameter (barrel): 11.9 – 14.3 mm/0.47” – 0.56”
Weight (all): 46.5 g
Weight (cap): 25.5 g
Weight (body): 21.0 g

 

Sailor 1911 Compass Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Tom of Goldspot Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 134.1 mm/5.28”
Length (uncapped): 115.0 mm/4.53”
Length (posted): 144.9/5.71”
Diameter (section): 9.4 – 10.5 mm/0.37” – 0.41”
Diameter (barrel): 6.8 – 12.3 mm/0.27” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 12.0 g
Weight (cap): 6.5 g
Weight (body): 5.5 g

 

Gioia Alleria Fountain Pen Review

The pen was kindly sent to me by Gioia Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 145.0 mm/5.71”
Length (uncapped): 135.2 mm/5.32”
Length (posted): 182.7/7.19”
Diameter (section): 11.9 – 13.3 mm/0.47” – 0.52”
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 15.6 mm/0.51” – 0.61”
Weight (all): 36.5 g
Weight (cap): 23.0 g
Weight (body): 13.5 g

 

Titan 720 3D Printed Pen Review

This pen was kindly made for me by my friend William, who can be contacted here. I do not have his email address and cannot give you any other methods to reach him.

Measurements
Length (capped): 167.4 mm/6.59”
Length (uncapped): 153.4 mm/6.04”
Length (posted): 187.9 mm/7.40”
Diameter (section): 15.2 – 17.6 mm/0.60” – 0.69”
Diameter (barrel): 14.3 – 20.6 mm/0.56” – 0.81”
Weight (all): 47.0 g
Weight (cap): 8.5 g
Weight (body): 38.5 g

Beena Retractable Nib Fountain Pen Review

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


Measurements
Length (capped): 125.6 mm/4.95”
Length (uncapped): 112.3 mm/4.42”
Length (posted): 135.1/5.32”
Diameter (section): 9.5 – 10.6 mm/0.37” – 0.42”
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 12.6 mm/0.38” – 0.50”
Weight (all): 14.0 g
Weight (cap): 7.0 g
Weight (body): 7.0 g

Greatest of All Time 2020

Here is my annual list of favourite pens!

New HEMA Fountain Pen Review

Let’s look at this new HEMA pen that was sent to me by Abel.

Measurements
Length (capped): 133.05 mm/5.26”
Length (uncapped): 118.6 mm/4.67”
Length (posted): 161.0 mm/6.34″
Diameter (section): 7.5 – 8.0 mm/0.29” – 0.32”
Diameter (barrel): 8.4 – 10.1 mm/0.33” – 0.40”
Weight (all): 21.0 g
Weight (cap): 13.5 g
Weight (body): 7.5 g

Wing Sung 233 Fountain Pen Review

Let’s have a look at the Wing Sung 233!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.0 mm/5.51”
Length (uncapped): 121.0 mm/4.76”
Length (posted): 149.9 mm/5.90”
Diameter (section): 8.3 – 10.0 mm/0.33” – 0.39”
Diameter (barrel): 7.2 – 11.3 mm/0.28” – 0.45”
Weight (all): 14.0 g
Weight (cap): 8.0 g
Weight (body): 6.0 g