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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

Chatting About My Pens Part 7: Italian Pens (Stipula, Leonardo)

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 seventh installment, I talk about my Italian (non-Visconti) pens, made by Stipula and Leonardo.

Montblanc Heritage Rouge et Noir Spider Fountain Pen Review

These pens were kindly lent to me by Appelboom!

Measurements
Length (capped): 136.6 mm/5.37″
Length (uncapped): 125.2 mm/4.92″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 8.4 – 9.5 mm/0.32″ – 0.37″
Diameter (barrel): 9.1 – 10.3 mm/0.35″ – 0.40″
Weight (all): 35.5 g
Weight (cap): 8.5 g
Weight (body): 27 g

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.

Armando Simoni Club Pavarotti 3 Fountain Pen Review

These pens were lent to me by Manu of ASC Pens.

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.0 mm/5.98″
Length (uncapped): 138.1 mm/5.44″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.6 – 13.2 mm/0.46″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 10.9 – 14.5 mm/0.43″ – 0.57”
Weight (all): 34 g
Weight (cap): 25.5g
Weight (body): 8.5 g

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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Molteni Modelo 55 Fountain Pen Review

Eddie from Italian Pens kindly lent me these pens for review purposes – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.5 mm/6.00″
Length (uncapped): 131.7 mm/5.19″
Length (posted): 166.3/6.55”
Diameter (section): 11.9 – 13.1 mm/0.47″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.9 mm/0.51″ – 0.55″
Weight (all): 36 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 20 g Molteni Modelo 055 Molteni Modelo 055 Molteni Modelo 055 Molteni Modelo 055 Molteni Modelo 055 Molteni Modelo 055 Molteni Modelo 055

Molteni Modelo 58 Fountain Pen Review

Eddie from Italian Pens kindly lent me this pen – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.3 mm/5.56″
Length (uncapped): 131.1 mm/5.16″
Length (posted): 166.8/6.57”
Diameter (section): 11.6 – 12.9 mm/0.45″ – 0.51″
Diameter (barrel): 13.1 – 13.8 mm/0.52″ – 0.54″
Weight (all): 36 g
Weight (cap): 15.5 g
Weight (body): 20.5 g

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PenBBS 309 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly given to me by my friend Florence.

Measurements
Length (capped): 122.8 mm/4.83″
Length (uncapped): 129.4 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 163.1/6.51”
Diameter (section): 9.6 – 11.2 mm/0.37″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 12.9 mm/0.43″ – 0.50″
Weight (all): 19 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 11 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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