Fountain Pen Review

The Cross Peerless 125 Platinum Medalist

The pen features a guilloched, matted silvergrey cap and barrel. Here, I must admit, that I am not completely sure whether this term is correctly chosen. Neither do I have a clue how this pattern (the "guilloche") was made (etching or engraving). The cap is quite thic compared to the barrel and most of all to the bottom part of the barrel.

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Montblanc Heritage Rouge et Noir: Coral and Tropic Brown

Today I am slightly on the luxury path because I want to introduce you to the Heritage Rouge et Noir line by Montblanc. Here I focus on the fountain pen(s) exclusively (and skipping e.g. the ball pens etc.). A friend of mine lent me the Coral and I contribute with the Tropic Brown which I… Continue reading Montblanc Heritage Rouge et Noir: Coral and Tropic Brown

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Sailor 1911 Large (Zoom nib) …

... a Japanese precious? I assume, the Japanese brand Sailor is well known in the fountain pen world. The company was founded 1911 in Hiroshima. Quite often the namegiving number is imprinted on the nibs of several (if not all) pen collections/series from this company. This together with an anchor (may be to emphasize the… Continue reading Sailor 1911 Large (Zoom nib) …