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

Pelikan’s Latest Souverän M800 Size

The Souverän M800 (the Ocean Swirl is technically an 805 since it has silver trim) is one of my favorite pens.  It's size is large yet not cumbersome, and it writes flawlessly.  I love the classic green stripe, but also enjoy the variety that has been available in recent years. The Ocean Swirl Pen From … Continue reading Pelikan’s Latest Souverän M800 Size

The Child in Me (and You?)

This article is subtitled, "Japanese children have fallen in love with writing with cheap fountain pens" but points out what many of us love about them as well... Fountain pens are distinctive in that they do not require strong pressure to write. They give a unique and tasteful touch to individual writing styles through such … Continue reading The Child in Me (and You?)