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“Best Pens” as seen by…

I've never heard of their #6.  The others are all decent buys. The best fountain pens 2018: bring some timeless style to your desk Add some grown-up glamour to your desktop or pencil case with our pick of the best fountain pens and cartridge pens ...The Swiss-made Caran d’Ache Ecridor takes our top spot for … Continue reading “Best Pens” as seen by…

“Bold”? yes, Daily Users? Maybe Not.

Priced from $5,700 to over $48,000, these fountain pens are not for most.  For more information on each, read the article via the link on the bottom of the page. Best of the Best: 3 Pens That Made Their Mark These writing instruments are the boldest and most meticulously crafted we saw all year. Just … Continue reading “Bold”? yes, Daily Users? Maybe Not.

Classic in Metal Stripes

One of my favorite pens for its size, weight, filling system, reliability and writing characteristics.  I've already ordered one of these. Pelikan Debuts The M815 Metal Striped Fountain Pen: New Look, New Materials ...Pelikan - which is celebrating 180 years in 2018 - is introducing a new special edition Souverän pen in a signature striped pattern … Continue reading Classic in Metal Stripes

C d’A Homage to Watchmaking

Watch collecting makes fountain pen collecting seem like an inexpensive hobby.  Glad I don't cross over into watches. Caran d'Ache creates the ultimate pen for watch lovers ...As Maison Caran d’Ache is not only Swiss but also Genevoise, the love for all things horological is almost in its bloodstream. The designers of the new 1010 … Continue reading C d’A Homage to Watchmaking

Little Prince 75th by Montblanc

  Montblanc pen pays tribute to The Little Prince Available as a fountain pen, rollerball and ballpoint pen, the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince takes its design cues from the beautiful hand-drawn illustrations created by author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry   Over the last 75 years, an estimated 400 million people have read Le Petit Prince, Antoine … Continue reading Little Prince 75th by Montblanc

Fountain Pen Weapon in Attempted Hijacking

Fortunately I'm not aware this has made flying with fountain pens any more difficult. Air China flight diverted after passenger threatens crew with fountain pen BEIJING (Reuters) - An Air China flight bound for Beijing made an unscheduled landing in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou on Sunday after a passenger threatened a flight attendant … Continue reading Fountain Pen Weapon in Attempted Hijacking

Cryptocurrency Comes to Pens

It was only a matter of time.  Just don't count on this (or any) pen as an investment. Italian Luxury Pen Maker Ancora Announces Ethereum Pens Ancora, the Italian manufacturer of high-end writing instruments and accessories has launched its Cryptocurrency Pen series. Taking inspiration from the top performing blockchain platforms of today and embodying them … Continue reading Cryptocurrency Comes to Pens