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  • Visconti Opera complete fountain pen

    Visconti Opera review, quality fountain pen with Italian design

    Visconti Opera, newcomer to the market We know that some of the best sportscars are made in Germany, but that the Italian cars have the most beautiful designs. That's equally true for fountain pens. Now that the quality of fountain pens is increasing the party can get started. Italian fountain pens are belissimo. The Italian [...]
  • Parker Duofold Big Red complete fountain pen

    Parker Duofold review, a classic fountain pen

    The Parker Duofold, a true classic The Duofold is in production for almost a 100 years. For who is interested in the history of this fountain pen can eat his heart out. There is a complete book about it, with lots and lots of beautiful photos of historic models. On the internet there is has [...]
  • Montblanc Meisterstück 146 black

    Montblanc Meisterstück 146 review, old model but a timeless classic

    The Montblanc Meisterstück 146, one of the most famous fountain pens The Montblanc Meisterstück 146 and it's bigger brother the 149 have become classics in the meantime. Although the Meisterstück 146 and 149 aren't as old as the Paker Duofold from 1921, they do have a old look and feel. Many people see the classic [...]
  • Parker Sonnet silver fountain pen

    Parker Sonnet review, a combination of power and elegance

    The Parker Sonnet, a great combination The Parker Sonnet is a successful combination of elegance and working power. Even though this fountain pen only entered the market at the end of the 90's. The Parker Sonnet is already getting replicated quite a lot in Asia, just as the most innovative fountain pen of the 90's: [...]
  • Montegrappa extra complete fountain pen

    Montegrappa Extra review, daring Italian design fountain pen

    About Montegrappa Italian fountain pens are bellissimo. Italian designs are daring, deviate from traditional round shapes, have more colour and use unique materials. This definately applies to Montegrappa. The quality of the Montegrappa fountain pens is very good without a doubt. Which is a must, because Montegrappa serves the high-end of the fountain pen market. [...]
  • Lamy 2000 complete fountain pen

    Lamy 2000 review, futuristic design from the 60’s

    Fashion and industrial designs from the 60 are mostly inspired by the upcoming space exploration in that era. Pen manufacturers got inspired by fighter jets, rockets and science fiction. In most cases this trend didn't produce the most beautiful results. Fountain pens were made mainly out of steel and got thinner. As a result of [...]
  • Visconti rembrandt complete fountain pen

    Visconti Rembrandt review, nice sized fountain pen, but doesn’t resemble Rembrandt

    Even though Visconti makes some of the best and most beautiful fountain pens that belong to the best of the world, I'm not truly enthusiastic about the Rembrandt. Sure, the Rembrandt is a beautiful pen just as the Van Gogh that's a little more expensive. But why does Visconti use Dutch painters? The history of [...]
  • Sailor 1911 complete fountain pen

    Sailor 1911 review, Japanese mastered the art of a perfect copy

    Most industrial products have one thing in common: the best come from Germany or Japan. In Germany perfection thrives from the combination of striving for the highest quality, multiplied with strict design requirements. Those requirements are once conceived by Bauhaus. For example: form follows function. After the failed frivolous computer designs with pastel colors, the [...]
  • Faber Castell Ambition complete fountain pen

    Faber-Castell Ambition review, Extraordinairy fountain pen with different design

    How well is the Faber-Castell Ambition balanced? The Ambition by Faber-Castell is a special fountain pen because you can only hold it by the sleeve of the fountain pen. Other fountain pen lovers might find this challenging, but because the sleeve is quite thin you can hold this fountain pen pretty well. Personally I like [...]
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