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Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this Visconti Opera Master Blue Swirl fountain pen. If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.
MeasurementsLength (capped): 154.6 mm/6.08″
Length (uncapped): 141.7 mm/5.58″
Length (posted): 187.2 mm/7.36″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 14.5 mm/0.49″ – 0.57″
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 13.5 mm/0.43″ – 0.53″
Weight (all): 64 g
Weight (cap): 20 g
Weight (body): 44 g
Top to bottom: Visionti Opera Master Tobacco, Visconti Opera Master Blue Swirl, Visconti Opera Elements Fire, Lamy Safari
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Fountain Pens, Reviews and tagged Chromium18, Gift Set, Inkwell, opera master, Opera Master Blue Swirl, pen pouch, Power-Filler, review, SmarTouch Nib, Visconti on . July 3, 2017
Let’s compare some of the materials Visconti uses for nibs. I have not included their steel nibs, but I’ve found those to be stiff but smooth, not unlike the Chromium18 nibs.