This blog deals with two fountain pens in my collection. The Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Anello and GvF-C Guilloche Both pens represent the middle (Guilloche) and the middle to high level (Anello) pens of this brand. The Tamito is below and the Classic (without ›Anello‹) and the Intuition are the top range. Additionally, there are... Continue Reading →
Today I want to introduce you to the Platinum Century 3776 Kumpoo. It is a limited edition pen (2500 numbered copies worldwide). I ordered this one on behalf of a friend at a Norwegian shop which I actually never heard of before (I was quite happy to find a pen shop in a country where... Continue Reading →
Today I want to share something blue with you. Blue coloured fountain pens, that is. Two of them are somewhat brand new. I talk about the recently released Pelikan M120 Iconic Blue Montblanc Meisterstück Legrand Le Petit Prince and the Cleo Skribent Paltinum Blue Do these pens have something in common – except for the... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
... 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 →