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Penprique Custom Micarta Fountain Pen with #8 Bock and JoWo Nibs Review

Through my friend Claudia I found the work of Joseph, who makes pens from micarta.  He has no webshop, but you can contact him through Instagram.

Measurements
Length (capped): 156.7 mm/6.17″
Length (uncapped): 135.5 mm/5.34″
Length (posted): 197.1/7.76”
Diameter (section): 12.6 – 12.8 mm/0.49″ – 0.50″
Diameter (barrel): 12.6 – 15.6 mm/0.50″ – 0.61″
Weight (all): 37 g
Weight (cap): 24 g
Weight (body): 13 g

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Penprique Micarta Custom Pen

Bock #8 Nib

Penprique Micarta Custom Pen

Bock #8 Nib

Penprique Micarta Custom Pen

JoWo #8 Nib

Penprique Micarta Custom Pen

JoWo #8 Nib

Penprique Custom Pen

Jinhao 992 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Bill “the butcher” Milling.

Measurements
Length (capped): 135.2 mm/5.32″
Length (uncapped): 117.7 mm/4.63″
Length (posted): 144.8/5.70”
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 10.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Diameter (barrel): 7.4 – 12.2 mm/0.29″ – 0.47″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 9 g

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Jinhao 992

Fred Faggionato Petrarque King Size Blue Turtle Fountain Pen Review

This beautiful pen was sent to me by La Couronne du Comte.  Don’t forget that BROWN10 gives you a 10% discount code there.  Celluloid, large pen, #6 nib, 190 euros – what is there not to love about this pen?

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.9 mm/5.78″
Length (uncapped): 133.2 mm/5.24″
Length (posted): 176.0/6.93”
Diameter (section): 11.9 – 12.6 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 13.7 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Weight (all): 22 g
Weight (cap): 14 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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Fred Faggionatio Petrarque King Size

Speidel Statement Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Gerrit Speidel, its designer.

Measurements
Length (capped): 137.5 mm/5.41″
Length (uncapped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 10.9 mm/0.40″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 14.3 – 16.0 mm/0.56″ – 0.63″
Weight (all): 60 g
Weight (cap): 36 g
Weight (body): 24 g

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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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Titaner Razor Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Titaner.  Get yours here!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.3 mm/5.52″
Length (uncapped): 131.6 mm/5.18″
Length (posted): 171.0 mm/6.73″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 10.4 mm/0.35″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 – 13.3 mm/0.38″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 33 g
Weight (body): 12 g

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Fountain Pen Shootout: Monteverde Monza vs. Jinhao 992 vs. Lingmo Lorelei

Let’s compare three incarnations of the same pen.

Jinhao 992, Monteverde Monza, Lingmo Lorelei

Top to bottom: Jinhao 992, Monteverde Monza, Lingmo Lorelei, Sailor 1911 Standard Peacock, Sailor 1911 Large Fresca

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Bexley Imperial Purple Cream Fountain Pen Review

This lovely pen was lent to me by Candace – thank you kindly!  A lovely, larger pen, with a very attractive finish.

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.2 mm/5.99″
Length (uncapped): 136.5 mm/5.83″
Length (posted): 188.7 mm/7.42″
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 11.4 mm/0.41″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 11.7 – 15.2 mm/0.46″ – 0.60″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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Pineider Avatar Saffron Yellow Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.7 mm/5.62″
Length (uncapped): 129.6 mm/5.10″
Length (posted): 163.0 mm/6.41”
Diameter (section): 9.9 – 11.1 mm/0.39″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 10.2 – 13.3 mm/0.40″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 28 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 18 g

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Pineider Avatar Saffron Yellow

Sailor Reglus Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by The Pen Company in the UK – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.6 mm/5.45″
Length (uncapped): 122.4 mm/4.81″
Length (posted): 147.9 mm/5.82”
Diameter (section): 8.9 – 10.2 mm/0.35″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 9.2 – 11.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 22 g
Weight (cap): 9 g
Weight (body): 13 g

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