Tag Archives: Fine Nib

Wing Sung 601 Vacumatic Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.3 mm/5.48″
Length (uncapped): 129.3 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 153.4 mm/6.04″
Diameter (barrel): 8.3 – 11.7 mm/0.33″ – 0.46″
Diameter (section): 6.9 – 11.0 mm/0.27″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 19.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 7.5 g

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BENU Tattoo Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kate of BENU.

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.9 mm/5.63″
Length (uncapped): 135.2 mm/5.32″
Length (posted): 173.7 mm/6.84″
Diameter (barrel): 12.3 – 14.3 mm/0.48″ – 0.56″
Diameter (section): 10.0 – 11.0 mm/0.39″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 28.5 g
Weight (cap): 15.0 g
Weight (body): 13.5 g

Opus 88 Yellow Demonstrator

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): 147.3 mm/5.80”
Length (uncapped): 136.8 mm/5.39”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 13.0 mm/0.44” – 0.51”
Diameter (barrel): 14.4 – 15.0 mm/0.57” – 0.59”
Weight (all): 31 g
Weight (cap): 18.5 g
Weight (body): 12.5 g

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Waldmann Two-in-One Fountain Pen and Ballpoint 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): 151.7 mm/5.97”
Length (uncapped): 146.2 mm/5.76”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 7.8 – 8.7 mm/0.31” – 0.34”
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 mm/0.38”
Weight (all): 38.5 g
Weight (cap): 26.5 g
Weight (body): 11.5 g

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Inventery Pocket Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped, with extender;without extender): 128.5 mm/5.06″; 100.3 mm/3.95″
Length (uncapped, with extender;without extender): 120.4 mm/4.74″; 92.4 mm/3.64″
Length (posted, with extender;without extender): 162.9/6.37”; 134.6 mm/5.30″
Diameter (section): 8.1 – 8.9 mm/0.32″ –0.35″
Diameter (barrel): 10.4 mm/0.41″
Weight (all with extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 36 g; 40 g; 37 g
Weight (cap with extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 25 g; 29 g; 26 g
Weight (body with extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 11 g; 11 g; 11 g
Weight (all without extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 32 g; 33 g; 32 g
Weight (cap without extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 21 g; 22 g; 22 g
Weight (body without extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 11 g; 11 g; 11 g

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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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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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Faber-Castell Loom Fountain Pen Review and Why it’s a Good Starter Pen

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this pen.  If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.Appleboom Banner Today, I wanted to discuss the Faber-Castell Loom, but I also wanted to briefly discuss why I think this is a great starter fountain pen model.

Measurements
Length (capped): 129.6 mm/5.10″
Length (uncapped): 119.7 mm/4.71″
Length (posted): 149.9 mm/5.90”
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 11.6 mm/0.35″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 mm/0.45″
Weight (all): 33 g
Weight (cap): 7 g
Weight (body): 26 g

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