“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…

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

Pens and Comic Books

Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman are shown in the photo below.  As one might expect, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash get less respect and are only available in the lower priced series. Caran D'Ache's comic book capers Comic books and the related paraphernalia left the realm of pocket-money purchases for pre-teens some decades ago. Baby … Continue reading Pens and Comic Books

Fountain Pens of the Rich & Famous

I'm guessing that it was the miniature astronaut that pushed it over $19,500. This $19,900 rocket ship pen will blow your mind Swiss penmaker Caran d'Ache and avant garde watchmaker MB&F are taking their crafts to new heights — even out of this world, you might say. Last year, the designers collaborated on the Astrograph, … Continue reading Fountain Pens of the Rich & Famous