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...

Aurora Duo Cart | Fountain Pen Review

Recently, a large Italian company was celebrating its 60th anniversary, and approached the Italian pen manufacturer, Aurora, with a commission...

Currently Inked #34 | 29 March 2017

00:30 – How do I get ink trapped behind the seal of a Pilot Con-70 converter cleaned out? 4:20 –...

Delta Vintage Review

Italian manufacturer, Delta, produces a truly mind-boggling array of pen models and variations thereof. Their stock of materials and finishes...

Waterman’s Ideal No. 56 (Semi-flex)

In nearly four years of fountain pens, I haven’t invested a lot of time in learning about vintage pens. As...

Pen Review: Merlin Triumph

Material: Celluloid Nib: 14k Gold? Appointments: Gold-colored Filling System: Piston-filler Length (Capped): 123.4mm Length (Uncapped): 108.5mm Length (Posted): 139.8mm Section Diameter: 8mm...

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

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:...

Q & A Session #2

Welcome to the first Q&A session of Season 2!  Most of the questions in this Q&A were about how FPV...

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