Category Archives: Reviews

Delta Roma Imperiale Demo Fountain Pen Review

Time to look at my new pen.

Measurements
Length (capped): 165.4 mm/6.51″
Length (uncapped): 144.2 mm/5.68″
Length (posted): 181.8/7.16”
Diameter (section): 13.3 – 15.8 mm/0.52″ – 0.62″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 18.0 mm/0.49″ – 0.71”
Weight (all): 49.0 g
Weight (cap): 33.0 g
Weight (body): 16.0 g

Centropen 2166 Shark Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by my friend Mishka.

Measurements
Length (capped): 131.8 mm/5.19″
Length (uncapped): 123.2 mm/4.85″
Length (posted): 142.6/5.62”
Diameter (section): 10.4 – 13.1 mm/0.41″ – 0.51″
Diameter (barrel): 8.6 – 13.0 mm/0.34″ – 0.51”
Weight (all): 16.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 4.5 g

IndiGraph Fountain Pen That Can Use India Ink

This prototype pen was kindly sent to me by its creator: check out their Kickstarter.

Measurements
Length (capped): 153.4 mm/6.04”
Length (uncapped): 131.0 mm/5.16”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 8.6 – 8.8 mm/0.34” – 0.35”
Diameter (barrel): 9.4 – 11.4 mm/0.37” – 0.45”
Weight (all): 21.5 g
Weight (cap): 15 g
Weight (body): 6.5 g

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Jinhao 51A (Hooded and Exposed Nibs) Fountain Pen Review

These pens were sent to me by a kind viewer!

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.0 mm/5.43″
Length (uncapped): 128.1 mm/5.04″
Length (posted): 150.1 mm/5.91”
Diameter (section): 8.9 – 11.1 mm/0. 53″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 7.4 – 11.1 mm/0.29″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 17.0 g
Weight (cap): 8.5 g
Weight (body): 9.0 g

Sheaffer Pop Star Wars R2-D2 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by my friend Stephen (fantastic name, by the way).

Measurements
Length (capped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (uncapped): 121.0 mm/4.76″
Length (posted): 165.6 mm/6.52″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.2 mm/0.51″ – 0.52″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 9.9 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 12 g
Weight (body): 5 g

Montblanc Masters for Meisterstück Purdey and Sons Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Appelboom!

Measurements
Length (capped): 147.9 mm/5.82″
Length (uncapped): 126.9 mm/4.99″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.9 – 11.4 mm/0.43″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 14.6 mm/0.51″ – 0.58″
Weight (all): 71.5 g
Weight (cap): 30.0 g
Weight (body): 42.5 g

Conklin Empire Blue Stardust Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Goulet Pens!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.8 mm/5.62″
Length (uncapped): 1300 mm/5.11″
Length (posted): 174.3/6. 86”
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.6 mm/0.40″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 14.1 mm/0.40″ – 0.55″
Weight (all): 32.0 g
Weight (cap): 13.0 g
Weight (body): 19.0 g

Italix Chaplain’s Tankard with Broad Italic Nib Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Peter Ford of MrPen!

Alas, poor Yorick, I didn’t measure him well. That is, I gave the pen to a friend before taking measurements. In total, it is 14 cm (5.51″) long, it is 1 cm (0.39″) in diameter, and it weighs 40 grams.