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Help Please  -  A minute ago  -  By:  Nostrum4664

  • Nostrum4664's Photo Good morning,   I was wondering I ask for your advice and any pointers you may have.   I found a Meisterstueck 146 a few days ago on a pavement in the SE1 area of London, and really would like to get this beautiful piece back to their proper home. I presume this pen had a huge sentimental value to the owner. I put up some notes with my details w...

Dr J Needs Help Again - De Atramentis Pearlescent Inks  -  A minute ago  -  By:  Morbus Curiositas

  • Morbus Curiositas's Photo Dr J Needs help again- De Atramentis Pearlescent Inks   When I spent a few year in Germany last year I visited Dr  J at his home in Hachenburg. Actually it was the first time we personally met.... So  on inks we had a Little chit-chat   On Pearlescent inks Me: Do I like those? Er... I don't know Dr J: Is it smart to use such in Fountai...

Red Spitting Cobra - Bookbinder's Snake Ink  -  12 minutes ago  -  By:  visvamitra

  • visvamitra's Photo Bookbinders is an Australian online store that creators claim to be  “on a relentless quest in search of products that will fire the imagination of the 21st century writer”. There mauy be something to their words – the company presents their products in attractive and inspiring way. Some time ago Bookbinders started y...

Asa Trans Nauka As Ed?  -  16 minutes ago  -  By:  prashant.tikekar

  • prashant.tikekar's Photo I ordered a Trans Nauka from the recent group buy. Model is 3in1 schmidt nib model with schmidt convertor. I wish to remove the convertor and ED it. But I noticed there is no breather hole in cap which is usually there for ED to avoid vacuum and leakage. will the lack of breather hole cause leakage if I convert it to ED?

Hermes Nautilus Review  -  17 minutes ago  -  By:  da vinci

  • da vinci's Photo Introduction   I'm no great reviewer, but since I so wanted to read more information about this pen before buying it, have decided I should at least post something for others now I have one.   The pen is the Hermes Nautilus. It was designed by fellow Sydney-sider Marc Newson, was his first fountain pen (before the Montblanc M) and it's my love o...

What Lamy Are You Using Today?  -  18 minutes ago  -  By:  prashant.tikekar

  • prashant.tikekar's Photo To celebrate the creation of this long awaited Lamy forum, I propose to start the typical "What pen of this brand are you using today" thread, so popular in other forums.   This is my today's choice: Lamy ABC FP + pencil set. They are no longer made.  

Suggestions On A First Fountain Pen For My Minimalist Dad?  -  23 minutes ago  -  By:  da vinci

  • da vinci's Photo Hello everyone!    I have recently decided that I shall give both my parents the most useful, enjoyable, quite expensive, and memorable gift. (I have recently started to earn money myself)   To my dad I decided to give him a fountain pen and a simple squared A4 notebook. I came to this quick decision as to my dad's gift because I frequently...

Omas Information  -  40 minutes ago  -  By:  stevesurf

  • stevesurf's Photo Dear Friends and Pen Collectors   This note is to inform you all that after almost a year of negotiations with Omas pen company, through its Chinese owner, we finally reached an agreement and purchased all of Omas stocks and basic materials that will allow us to remake the superb celluloid pens manufactured by Omas since 1925. No doubt, those great c...

Montblanc 149 90Th Anniversary Edition Review  -  49 minutes ago  -  By:  Merackon

  • Merackon's Photo Hello again! This is my review of the 90th Anniversary Edition limited release of the Montblanc Meisterstuck 149 with a medium nib. I this was the third pen I purchased as part of my birthday splurge, and is also the third Montblanc that I own (second 149). Conventionally, I would never dream of buying a 149 in-store, as Montblanc decrees that no lower pr...

Clear Glue For Acrylic Conklin Demonstrator  -  59 minutes ago  -  By:  shadesdragon

  • shadesdragon's Photo Any recommendation on a clear glue for a clear demonstrator?  I don't think dropping it in hot coffee would count as a warranty repair so I am thinking of fixing this myself.

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