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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

OMAS Milord London Fog Fountain Pen Review

My friend Peter lent me this pen – thank you!  Every Milord I’ve ever held is a piston-filler, so I blindly assumed this model was too, but it is a cartridge-converter pen.  I am so sorry for not getting that right in the video: this shows the importance of empiricism!

Measurements
Length (capped): 145.4 mm/5.73″
Length (uncapped): 132.8 mm/5.23″
Length (posted): 175.2 mm/6.90″
Diameter (barrel): 11.2 – 13.4 mm/0.44″ – 0.53″
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.5 mm/0.40″ – 0.46″
Weight (all): 27 g
Weight (cap): 16.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

Montegrappa Nerouno 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).

Measurements
Length (capped): 143.1 mm/5.63”
Length (uncapped): 131.5 mm/5.18”
Length (posted): 161.7 mm/6.36”
Diameter (section): 9.7 – 10.8 mm/0.38” – 0.43”
Diameter (barrel): 10.0 – 12.2 mm/0.39” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 30.5 g
Weight (cap): 19 g
Weight (body): 11.5 g

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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

Pelikan Souverän M815 Metal Stripes Fountain Pen

This pen was kindly lent to me by Appelboom! Don’t forget to check out the Appelboom banner on the right to get a 10% discount on your purchase there (excluding Montblanc).

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.2 mm/5.55″
Length (uncapped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (posted): 165.8 mm/6.56”
Diameter (section): 10.8 – 11.6 mm/0.42″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 11.8 – 13.3 mm/0.46″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 38 g
Weight (cap): 9.5 g
Weight (body): 28.5 g