Tag Archives: 18K Nib

Chatting About My Pens Part 6: Green Pens (Cross Boba Fett, Penprique)

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing samples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this sixth installment, I talk about green pens, made by Cross and Penprique (Instagram).

Chatting About My Pens Part 5: Red Pens (Classic Pens, Platinum)

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing samples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this fifth installment, I talk about red pens.

Chatting About My Pens Part 4: Arco Pens

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing sakomples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this fourth installment, I talk about the pens made of Arco Bronze celluloid, made by OMAS, Oldwin, and Armando Simoni Club.

Chatting About My Pens Part 2: Urushi Fountain Pens (Namiki, Danitrio)

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing samples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this second installment, I talk about my urushi pens, made by Namiki and Danitrio.

Aurora 88 Urano Fountain Pen Review

Let’s look at the beautiful turquoise Urano


Measurements
Length (capped): 136.5 mm/5.37″
Length (uncapped): 129.6 mm/5.10″
Length (posted): 158.9 mm/6.25″
Diameter (barrel): 9.9 – 14.1 mm/0.39″ – 0.55″
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.6 mm/0.40″ – 0.45″
Weight (all): 22.5 g
Weight (cap): 6.5 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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Platinum Izumo Urushi Fountain Pen Review

Measurements
Length (capped): 156.0 mm/6.15″
Length (uncapped): 134.3 mm/5.29″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 14.3 mm/0.41″ – 0.56″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 16.1 mm/0.38″ – 0.63″
Weight (all): 38.5 g
Weight (cap): 13.5 g
Weight (body): 25 g

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Pilot Vanishing Point Decimo Fountain Pen Review

A lovely, slightly slimmer and lighter version of the Pilot Capless/Vanishing point.

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.9 mm/5.51″
Length (uncapped): 138.0 mm/5.44″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 7.20 – 10.1 mm/0.28″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 10.4 – 11.7 mm/0.41” – 0.46″
Weight (all): 21 g
Weight (cap): N/A
Weight (body): N/A

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Pilot Decimo Burgundy

S.T. Dupont Olympio Palladium and Rubber

This beautiful pen was sent to me by Roger – thank you!  Alas, no longer available, but fun nonetheless.

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.0 mm/5.59″
Length (uncapped): 126.4 mm/4.97″
Length (posted): 141.5 mm/5.57″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 10.2 mm/0.35″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 8.9 – 11.8 mm/0.35″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 48 g
Weight (cap): 18 g
Weight (body): 30 g

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Cleo Skribent “The Skribent” Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by John from Write Here Shrewsbury – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 144.2 mm/5.67″
Length (uncapped): 132.3 mm/5.20″
Length (posted): 142.8 mm/5.62”
Diameter (section): 9.6 – 10.5 mm/0.37″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 11.6 mm/0.38″ – 0.45″
Weight (all): 28 g
Weight (cap): 9 g
Weight (body): 19 g

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Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Fountain Pen Review

I picked up this beautiful pen from Chatterley Luxuries.

Measurements
Length (capped): 173.6 mm/6.84″
Length (uncapped): 150.6 mm/5.93″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 13.3 – 14.4 mm/0.52″ – 0.57″
Diameter (barrel): 17.2 – 18.1 mm/0.68″ – 0.71″
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 29 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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A superb artist’s rendition of a one-way shutoff valve.