Corrections to the video above: This pen color was released in 1996. The smaller version(s) of the pen were the International and the Demi, not the Heritage as stated. The text describing the comparisons was wrong. (Reused from an earlier …

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A great deal of the information in this review came from Richard Binder’s Article, “Profile: The Eversharp Skyline Family”  and Jim Mamoulides Pentrace article, “The Eversharp Skyline Nib: The Flex, the Stiff, and the Manifold.”  Please click through to read …

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Recently, a large Italian company was celebrating its 60th anniversary, and approached the Italian pen manufacturer, Aurora, with a commission to produce a batch of 1,500 pens to give as gifts to its employees. Instead of just any pen, though, …

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00:30 – How do I get ink trapped behind the seal of a Pilot Con-70 converter cleaned out? 4:20 – How can I avoid getting oils from my hand on the paper as I write? 6:45 – What would your …

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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 Barrel Max Diameter: 9.8mm Cap Max Diameter: 11mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 8g Weight, Capped (with ink and/or …

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