Jacques Herbin 1798: Amethyste de l’Oural Ink Review + Video

Jacques Herbin 1798: Amethyste de l’Oural Ink Review + Video What is it? This new ink from Jacques Herbin (the ink maker formerly known as J. Herbin) is a deep shade of purple with a silver shimmer addition.  Notes: This year’s new edition of shimmering ink is in a totally different series. Instead of the now standard […]

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Rosetta Magellan Burnt Umber Fountain Pen Review

Rosetta Magellan Burnt Umber Fountain Pen Review What is it?  A pen made from Italian acrylic in Taiwan, with a German nib, and assembled in the USA. Wowzers, that was a hard supply chain to follow! INTRO This is a pen that I’ve never heard of. Honestly, I had never heard of IPenStore before either (they’ve […]

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Blackwing Clutch Pocket Notebook Review

Blackwing Clutch Pocket Notebook Review What is it? The Blackwing Clutch is a pocket notebook that’s meant to be used on its side. The marketing may be a little gimmicky, but no matter how you use it, it’s a premium pocket notebook with fountain pen friendly paper. Specs: 100GSM Ruled, Lined, or Dot Grid Paper Sewn […]

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Schon DSGN The Clip Pen Review

Schon DSGN Aluminum with Clip Pocket Pen Review What is it?  An aluminum pocket pen with a brass set screw, all made right here in the USA. Now it’s got a clip! Notes: First thing’s first, go check out my review of the stainless steel, unclipped version of this pen here. There’s plenty of photos […]

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Sailor 1911 Large Ballpoint Pen Review

Sailor 1911 Large Ballpoint Pen Review Specs: Description: A hefty ballpoint pen made by one of Japan’s finest pen manufacturers Refill: Proprietary Sailor ballpoint pen refill, 0.7mm Weight: ~34 grams Mechanism: Twist to open Measurements: 5.25″ Color Options: Black, Maroon, White Intro/About: Sailor makes some of the best fountain pens out there. I’ve got a bunch of them in my […]

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