Tag: Pen

  So, in preparing this review, I have come up with a new rule of thumb: I am not allowed to call something vintage if the item in question was made within the same decade in which I was born …

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  Levenger is a brand with which I have very little experience. The US-based company, found at http://www.levenger.com, sells fine writing instruments, paper, desk accessories, leather goods, etc. In addition to selling some of the more well-known pen brands, they …

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  When I decided that my birthday present for this year was going to be a Nakaya pen, I immediately honed in on either the Decapod or the Decapod Twist. I am such a sucker for unique design, and these …

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  If you’re a pen person, you’ve probably had an experience where you’ve gotten a pen (either self-purchased or as a gift) and, despite your best attempts, you just couldn’t connect with that pen. For someone who doesn’t use fountain …

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  Sailor’s pens have been on my want-to-try list for a long time. I have had more than a couple of pen pals express to me that Sailor’s nibs are truly wonderful. I’m not entirely sure why I haven’t gone …

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  Material: Makrolon™ Nib: 14k Gold, Medium Appointments: Brushed Steel(?) Filling System: Piston Filler Length (Capped): 139mm Length (Uncapped): 124mm Length (Posted): 153mm Section Diameter: 8.8-13mm Barrel Max Diameter: 13mm Cap Max Diameter: 14mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): …

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  Material: Resin Nib: 14k Gold, Medium Appointments: Gold-plated Filling System: Converter/Cartridge (Platinum Proprietary) Length (Capped): 138mm Length (Uncapped): 119mm Length (Posted): 154mm Section Diameter: 10.5mm Barrel Max Diameter: 13mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.4mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): …

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  The Hero 9315 (which, to my shame, I refer to as the Hero 3915 throughout most of the video above) is yet another in a long line of Chinese-made pens that, to put it charitably, “borrows” design elements from …

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