Aurora 88 Anniversario (Flex Nib) | Fountain Pen Review

Early in 2017, word of a new flexible nib from the Italian manufacturer Aurora started bouncing around our little community...

Why can’t modern manufacturers recreate vintage flex?

As a fountain pen community, we are cray-cray for nibs that flex. Any time a manufacturer talks about offering a...

Pen Review: Wahl-Eversharp Decoband (Modern)

Material: Ebonite Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Gold Filling System: Pneumatic Filler Length (Capped): 149.6mm Length (Uncapped): 142.8mm Length (Posted): 193.8mm...

Pen Review: OMAS Ogiva Alba

Material: Cotton Resin Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Rhodium-plated Filling System: Piston Filler Length (Capped): 141mm Length (Uncapped): 129mm Length (Posted): 172mm Section...

Pen Review: Pilot Custom Heritage 912 with FA Nib

Material: Resin Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Rhodium-plated Filling System: Pilot Proprietary Cartridges/Converters Length (Capped): 139mm Length (Uncapped): 124mm Length (Posted): 158mm Section...

Pen Review: OMAS Ogiva Celluloide

Material: Celluloid Nib: 14k Gold, Fine Extra-Flessibile Appointments: Gold Filling System: Piston Length (Capped): 149mm Length (Uncapped): 132mm Length (Posted): 178mm Section Diameter:...

Pen Review: FPR Dilli

  Material: Plastic Nib: Steel Appointments: Chrome / Steel colored Filling System: Piston Length (Capped): 137mm Length (Uncapped): 122mm Length...

Pen Review: Namiki (Pilot) Falcon Acrylic

I’ll cut to the chase.  This is a pen about which I feel relatively “meh.”  It has never worked well...