Tag: Platinum

As my collection continues to grow, I find myself often getting “duplicates” of pens I really like: multiples of the same model of pen in different colors or finishes. I don’t really see the point of doing a full-blown re-review …

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00:00 – Life overview, Inky Fingers Paper problems, 2017 pen show attendance 3:20 – Matt’s 4th anniversary of fountain pen users 4:40 – Does it matter if you store the converter with the pen, or if you use the same …

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I was first introduced to the Xezo brand last season when a user sent his Xezo Legionnaire to me to review. Xezo is a US-based retailer of luxury goods: mostly leather goods, watches, and fountain pens. They don’t do their own …

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As the fountain pen has moved from an everyday tool to an esoteric analogue writing instrument used mainly by hobbyists and collectors to, in some cases, luxury good, many luxury brands have worked to integrate fountain pens into their offerings. …

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  Several months ago, I did a review of the Platinum 3776 Century in the stunning Chartres Blue resin. It was a pen I liked a lot, but didn’t love: a fairly tradition (i.e., boring) cigar-shaped pen that was saved …

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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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Length (Capped): 137.3mm Length (Uncapped): 124.5mm Length (Posted) 162.8mm Diameter (Section): 10.5 Diameter (Barrel): 12.9 Diameter (Cap): 13.2 Weight (Unposted/Uncapped): 18g Weight (Posted/Capped): 29g   This little stunner of a pen is from the Italian maker, Omas.  As I get …

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