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Three Differently Priced Pens From the Same Brand

I thought it would be interesting to check out three pens from the same brand that have quit different prices.  What exactly can you expect when you decide to spend more money?

Sheaffer Pop Star Wars Yoda Fountain Pen Review

Strong with the Force, this one is.

Measurements
Length (capped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (uncapped): 121.0 mm/4.76″
Length (posted): 165.6 mm/6.52″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.2 mm/0.51″ – 0.52″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 9.9 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 12 g
Weight (body): 5 g

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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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Studio 22 Seven Concrete Fountain Pen Review

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

 

Measurements
Length (capped): 137.8 mm/5.43”
Length (uncapped): 133.5 mm/5.26”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.5 mm/0.41” (uniform)
Diameter (barrel): 13.7 mm/0.54” (uniform)
Weight (all): 41.5 g
Weight (cap): 30.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

Studio22 Seven

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

Benu Hexagon-D Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Benu Pens!

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.8 mm/5.50″
Length (uncapped): 131.6 mm/5.18″
Length (posted): 160.3/6.31”
Diameter (section): 10.0 – 13.4 mm/0.39″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 15.8 mm/0.41″ – 0.62″
Weight (all): 18.5 g
Weight (cap): 13.0 g
Weight (body): 5.5 g

Visconti Breeze Fountain Pen 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): 140.6 mm/5.53”
Length (uncapped): 122.7 mm/4.83”
Length (posted): 163.9 mm/6.45”
Diameter (section): 10.7 – 11.7 mm/0.42” – 0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 – 13.3mm/0.45” – 0.52”
Weight (all): 27 g
Weight (cap): 15.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

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Faber-Castell Grip 2011 Fountain Pen 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): 138.5 mm/5.45”
Length (uncapped): 129.1 mm/5.08”
Length (posted): 169.0 mm/6.65”
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 11.9 mm/0.41” – 0.47”
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 – 12.3mm/0.46” – 0.49”
Weight (all): 15 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 5 g

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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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