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Posts tagged ‘fountainpens’

My humble fountain pen collection. They’re all beautiful and special to me, but some I use more often than others. I keep them all inked and…

This beautiful golden fountain pen by Vaccaro caught my eye at an antique shop one day. It’s not really antique.. maybe 20 years old at most…

Here are my two identical twins. I can never tell them apart, although their names are quite different: John (left) and Namiki-ko (right). I put them both…

I never thought I’d like a J Herbin ink. But at a recent pen show, I was buying a pen and asked to test it, and…

This is an adorable Pilot Minuet. I believe they were made in the 80s perhaps for ladies or secretaries. It writes very fine but not as…

I have all my papers ready, the pen is uncapped and a new bottle of ink serving as a paperweight in front of me, I’m all…

I received this beautiful Parker Sonnet from my boyfriend for Christmas. It is an excellent writer, feels very comfortable and well balanced in hand and pairs…

A quick illustration of some random objects on my writing desk. Can you name them all? Not in order:Pelikan 4001 bottle, ink well with lid, Indian…

I always liked the Namiki Falcon nib shape, it looks like a little weapon. Maybe that is why I like inking it up with the blood…

“Look at that,” he said. “How the ink bleeds.” He loved the way it looked, to write on a thick pillow of the pad, the way…

I found this beautiful vintage Skrip bottle in my local antique store. It doubles as an inkwell, it has a little pocket on the side to…