Review Redux – The Sailor Imperial Black Fountain Pen

I can’t believe I bought this pen four years ago. It feels like just yesterday when I was waiting for the mail to come, rushing downstairs, and opening up the package directly from Japan. I purchased the pen in January of 2013 for around $280. This one has a fine nib, which is quite fine. It features all black everything. The pen is still in my collection, but how much does it get used, how is it holding up over the years, and would I buy it again? Read on to find out!

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Pen Comparison: Sailor Pro Gear Imperial Black vs. Pilot Custom 823

Pen Comparison: Sailor Pro Gear Imperial Black vs. Pilot Custom 823 Notes: These two pens are not necessarily similar, in that they have different stylings, different filling systems, and different sizes. However, when shopping on the Japanese market, they are nearly the same price. I snapped these photos the other day because someone on Reddit was […]

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[Guest Post] Sailor 1911 Matte Black Full Size with a Naginata Togi MF Nib

[Guest Post] The Sailor 1911 Matte Black Full Size with a Naginata Togi MF Nib Another awesome guest post by Susan Pigott! You may know her from her own blog, Scribalishess! Her photography, handwriting, and reviewing skills are top notch. If you like what you see here, make sure to go check out more on her […]

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Sailor Magellan Photo Post

Sailor Magellan Demonstrator – Medium Nib (1998) Wow. That’s all I have to say about this pen. I purchased this pen on a whim from GoPens.com’s Quarterly Catalog. Continuing the streak of buying Sailor Pens for $55, I picked up this NOS 1998 Sailor Magellan Demonstrator, with a medium, 14k gold nib. The clip has […]

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Sailor Sapporo Fountain Pen Review

The Sailor Sapporo Fountain Pen – Handwritten Review – Review Ink: Sailor Kiwa Guro Nano Black Review Paper: Maruman Mnemosyne Specs: Description: One of the smaller offerings from Sailor, but posted this pen is quite comfortable. Classic looks and styling paired with an awesome nib make this pen one of my new daily carries. Nib: 14k rhodium-plated gold […]

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