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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Review Redux – Four Years with the Pilot Vanishing Point Fountain Pen

The whole point of the “Review Redux” series is to tell you if a pen has held up over the years, especially once that honeymoon period is over. You can check out my last entry in the series on the Lamy 2000 here. This time, I’m revisiting the Pilot Vanishing Point fountain pen in matte black. I’ve owned the pen for just over four years, read on to see how it’s held up!

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Review Redux – Three Years with the Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen

Review Redux Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen Review Paper: Rhodia No. 18 Lined Pad Specs: Time Owned: 3 Years (since 12/25/2012) Nib: 14k platinum-coated gold Material: Makrolon and brushed stainless steel Filling Mechanism: Piston with nearly invisible tail knob Weight: 25 grams Measurements: 5.5″ closed, 6.0″ posted Ink Capactiy: ~2ml Link to Original Review Handwritten Review Scans:   Intro/About: I’ve mentioned throughout […]

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