Tag: Semi-Flex

In nearly four years of fountain pens, I haven’t invested a lot of time in learning about vintage pens. As the kind of person who likes to know what he’s getting, likes to know what things cost, and likes things …

Waterman’s Ideal No. 56 (Semi-flex) Read More »

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When it comes to vintage fountain pens, there are a large number of manufacturers about whom definitive knowledge is very difficult to pin down. The Merlin Pen Company is one of those manufacturers. There appears to be no definitive information …

Pen Review: Merlin 33 Read More »

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Material: Red Ripple Ebonite Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Gold Plated Filling System: Lever Length (Capped): 112.5mm Length (Uncapped): 101.3mm Length (Posted): 142.8mm Section Diameter: 6.4mm Barrel Max Diameter: 9mm Cap Max Diameter: 11mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): 10g Weight, Uncapped (with ink …

Vintage Pen Review: Waterman 52 1/2v Red Ripple Read More »

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This stunningly beautiful Conway Stewart “24” in their “Green Hatched” pattern, is circa 1950s.  There isn’t a lot of information online about the “24,” but it is quite similar to the “14,” from the same basic era.  This pen came …

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I’ll cut to the chase.  This is a pen about which I feel relatively “meh.”  It has never worked well for me.  It may be because of the way I hold my pens when I write.  It may be because …

Pen Review: Namiki (Pilot) Falcon Acrylic Read More »

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