Tag: Burgundy

Recently, a large Italian company was celebrating its 60th anniversary, and approached the Italian pen manufacturer, Aurora, with a commission to produce a batch of 1,500 pens to give as gifts to its employees. Instead of just any pen, though, …

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  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m a sucker for unusual filling systems. For me, the acts of filling and cleaning a fountain pen are relaxing and meditative (Zen and the Art of Fountain Pen Maintenance). …

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It’s been two and a half years since I purchased my first fountain pen, and only slightly less time before I purchased my first bottle of ink. In that time, one thing that never ceases to amaze me is how …

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I found this 1950s era Conway Stewart 14 several months ago on eBay.  The pen had been fully restored, and arrived quickly from the UK (where the seller resides). Unfortunately, there were a couple of issues with the restoration that …

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