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Pilot Custom Urushi  -  3 minutes ago  -  By:  Tinjapan

  • Tinjapan's Photo A short review at Chronicas Estilograficas     LINK. Bruno Taut also compares the Urushi with the Custom 743, 823, 845 and the entry level Namiki Yukari.

Amazon Uk - Waterman Carene Pens  -  4 minutes ago  -  By:  Bill P

  • Bill P's Photo WARNING: Be very careful of listings for £7.99.   It appears to have started yesterday with one Contemporary ball point and has expanded today into many fountain pens, roller balls, more ball points plus he/she is using different seller names.

Waterman Carene Fountain Pen Ink Capacity  -  7 minutes ago  -  By:  Sandy1

  • Sandy1's Photo Is there any way to extend waterman carene fountain pen's ink capacity beyond converter and cartridges? any large tank?

Purchasing Ink Sacs For Vintage Waterman And Mabie Todds  -  15 minutes ago  -  By:  calligriophile2

  • calligriophile2's Photo I have 4 vintage FP's that need new ink sac replacement, since they appear to be gone. I have a wood grain Waterman 52 1/2V, a black Waterman 52V, a waterman 351-v, and a mabie Todd swan that is green and white marbled.I paid no more than 25 dollars per pen on eBay, and knew they needed work. I did not know that Indiana seems to not have FP repairs stores...

Ductus Is My Best Pen  -  17 minutes ago  -  By:  parban

  • parban's Photo I have been using Pelikan Ductus with F nib for about a week. And contrary to the view of most penlovers, I feel Ductus is the best pen in my collection. I have Parker Duofold--both Centennial and International, Waterman Edson, Montblanc 144 Solitaire and 146R, Sheaffer Legacy, Visconti Opera etc in my collection. But for past few days, I am being drwan t...

Franklin Christoph Model 02 Intrinsic (Smoke & Ice)  -  17 minutes ago  -  By:  dapprman

  • dapprman's Photo This is my first first review, although by now I've owned and used quite a few fountain pens. Franklin Christoph is one brand I've found myself going back to - perhaps it's their exceptional customer service, perhaps it's the quality of their pens, or perhaps it's because they ship worldwide for free.   I had seen a "Smoke & Ice" version of their...

Longtime Pen And Stationery Collector From New York City  -  28 minutes ago  -  By:  tbickiii

  • tbickiii's Photo Hi Fountain Pen Network,   Longtime fountain pen and stationery fan.  I have been obsessed with pens and stationery since I was a child due to my dad (an accountant).  The first pen I remember using was my dad's Parker 51.  Ever since then, I have been crazy over fountain pens.  I look forward to chatting with everyone on this net...

The Origin Of Species, Akkerman And Gimborn !  -  31 minutes ago  -  By:  Nandus

  • Nandus's Photo relating to the origin of the akkerman bottle, here are a few predecessors of the akkerman bottle, made by the dutch firm of gimborn.   this inkbottle is the very first "longneck-bottle"  or langhalsfles although this bottle doesn`t  use the marble in the neck yet.     this bottle is extremely rare, I know of 2 in a museum and a...

Where Is The Best Place To Sell Fountain Pen Collections?  -  33 minutes ago  -  By:  billy1380

  • billy1380's Photo I'm not sure whether this is the right part of the forum or not...so I apologise if it isn't!  I'm currently considering selling off a large portion of my pen collection, and wondered whether anyone had any suggest as to the best place/method.  If I do it, I could do with making it fairly rapid and easy for me...so I'm not really looking for ind...

Vintage 146 G Needs New Cap And Id  -  36 minutes ago  -  By:  Inksomnia

  • Inksomnia's Photo Hi, just today I got this Mont Blanc 146 G fountain pen. Well, it is really bad condition,  I think someone just seized the cap ring hoping it is gold... I need new cap, but I have no clue what kind of cap this will take. So I need some identification for this one, because I have no clue about date.   Some info: This pen has telescopic piston as...

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