Tag Archives: Celluloid

Cervinia Transparente Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Marco of Novelli. This pen has an incredible backstory, which details how it survived the second world war.  I discuss some of this in the video, but there is way more information on the Novelli website.

Measurements
Length (capped): 133.8 mm/5.27”
Length (uncapped): 121.2 mm/4.77”
Length (posted): 156.3/6.15”
Diameter (section): 9.3 – 11.1 mm/0.37” – 0.44”
Diameter (barrel): 10.6 – 12.4 mm/0.42” – 0.49”
Weight (all): 18.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 6.5 g

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

Stipula Etruria Magnifica Alter Ego Fountain Pen Review

Let’s have a closer look at one of my personal fountain pens with a lovely titanium nib.

Measurements
Length (capped): 150.5 mm/5.92″
Length (uncapped): 130.5 mm/5.14″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 13.8 mm/0.41″ – 0.54″
Diameter (barrel): 13.2 – 15.5 mm/0.52″ – 0.61″
Weight (all): 42 g
Weight (cap): 26 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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Leonardo MomentoZero Abyss Celluloid Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Salvatore of Leonardo Officina Italiana – grazie mille!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.1 mm/5.58″
Length (uncapped): 129.3 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 168.1 mm/6.61”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 12.3 mm/0.41″ – 0.48″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 14.6 mm/0.48″ – 0.57″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 7 g
Weight (body): 17 g

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Leonardo MomentoZero Abyss

Armando Simoni Club Bologna Extra Wild Dark Side

This pen was kindly lent to me by Emmanuel of Armando Simoni Club Pens.  What I forgot to mention in the video is that the ruthenium coating on the nib appears to be less sensitive to developing “nib crud”, as less ink seems to stick to the laser engraving in the nib.

Measurements
Length (capped): 160.5 mm/6.32″
Length (uncapped): 147.9 mm/5.82″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.8 – 12.9 mm/0.46″ – 0.51″
Diameter (barrel): 14.2 – 15.7 mm/0.56″ – 0.62″
Weight (all): 60 g
Weight (cap): 12 g
Weight (body): 48 g

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My Personal Pens: OMAS 360 Magnum

I sold my OMAS 360 Magnum and then Azizah gave me another one because I missed it so much.  I absolutely love the triangular profile of this pen, and it has a very smooth nib.  I have not done a full review of this particular pen, but I have reviewed an identical model with a fine nib a long time ago.

My Personal Pens: Visconti Speakeasy

The Visconti Speakeasy is both hideous and magnificent at the same time and I love it.  Yes, it has a booze indicator and a hidden compartment for alcohol, but it’s also a beautiful oversize pen made from stunning celluloid.  With its stubbed double broad nib, it’s an absolutely pleasure to use.  I have done a full review of this pen too.

My Personal Pens: Visconti Opera Elements Fire

The Visconti Opera Elements Fire has been in my collection for a very long time.  I absolutely adore the finish of this pen: it’s a wonderful pen that just looks beautiful.  The smooth and springy 14 karat gold nib is particularly special.  This pen is quite a bit smaller than its big brother, the Opera Master, but it is also lighter and more portable.