2013 – The Year In Review(s)

Hey everyone! I wanted to do a year end wrap of of my post popular posts. Instead of just linking to them, I decided I’d have a little fun and do a quick reshoot of everyone together. The photos were taken with my Olympus PEN E-P3, M. Zuiko 17mm f1.8 lens, and processed with Aperture […]

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Rotring 600 Lava Fountain Pen Photo Post

Rotring 600 Fountain Pen – Lava Finish – Medium Nib (1994-2000) Here’s another photo post…I’m starting to like these. This is becoming my go-to review format for discontinued or older pens. While the in-depth reviews can help with purchase decisions on products that readily available, I feel like these are kind of a cool way […]

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Sailor Clear Candy Fountain Pen Review

The Sailor Clear Candy Fountain Pen in Gold – Handwritten Review – Review Ink: Sailor Black (Cartridge) Review Paper: Maruman Mnemosyne B5 (available at JetPens.com) Specs: Description: Sailor’s entry offer to fountain pens that comes in a variety of colors Nib: M-F Japanese Steel Nib Filling Mechanism: Cartridge / Converter – includes one cartridge Weight: ~11 grams Measurements: 5.25″ closed, 6″ […]

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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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