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Bexley Gaston's Exclusive

Bexley Gaston’s Exclusive Fountain Pen Giveaway

The good folks at the Vanness Pens have provided this lovely Bexley pen (the red one) for giveaway to my...

Visconti Opera Metal

Visconti Opera Metal Review

Italian pen maker Visconti introduced its Opera line of fountain pens in 2003, to much acclaim. In the intervening years,...

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Currently Inked #23 | 25 November 2016

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Nibsmith. Dan Smith of Nibsmith.com provides top-notch nib grinding and nib adjustment...

Bexley Gaston's Exclusive

Bexley Gaston’s Exclusive Review

The Ohio-based pen company Bexley first helped to make its name by creating custom pen lines for stores and collectors....

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Currently Inked #22 | 17 November 2016

This episode of Currently Inked in sponsored by Vanness Pens at http://vanness1938.com. Vanness Pens is currently featuring the lovely Montegrappa...

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Currently Inked #21 | 13 November 2016

  This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by La Couronne du Comte at https://www.lacouronneducomte.nl/webstore/main/index.php?language=en. Use the coupon Code PenHabit10...

Diplomat Excellence A Evergreen

Diplomat Excellence A Giveaway

The good folks at Points of Distinction (the US Distributor for Diplomat Pens) provided this lovely Diplomat Excellence A fountain...

Delta Vintage

Delta Vintage Review

Italian manufacturer, Delta, produces a truly mind-boggling array of pen models and variations thereof. Their stock of materials and finishes...

KWZ Honey

Ink Spot | KWZ Honey

11/06 – UPDATE: Check out the end of this review for a quick update about KWZ Honey’s formulation. I’ve been...

Diplomat Excellence A Evergreen

Diplomat Excellence A Evergreen Review

I was first introduced to the Diplomat brand of fountain pens toward the end of my third season when I...

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Currently Inked #20 | 3 November 2016

This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Pen Chalet. In addition to a huge selection of pens, ink, paper,...

Sheaffer Legacy II

Sheaffer Legacy II Giveaway

I picked up my first Legacy II back in August, and I’ve been falling in love with the pen more...

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