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Anyone Did Visconti Nib Exchange Through Coles Recently?  -  A minute ago  -  By:  zchen

  • zchen's Photo Hi, just wondering if anyone has utilize the Visconti Nib exchange service through Coles of London recently and how long was the turn around time?   thanks

Caroube De Chypre - J. Herbin 1670 Ink  -  3 minutes ago  -  By:  lapis

  • lapis's Photo As most of you already know in two months J. Herbin will introduce new ink in 1670 glittery line - Caroube de Chypre. That's great. I was afraid that after Diamine Shimmertastic inks mass introduction J. Herbin will have hard time engineering some new color. They've decided to go with brown with goldish particles and named this ink Caroube de Chypre. Mish...

Art Of Art's Nibs - Is He Okay?  -  4 minutes ago  -  By:  i8a4re

  • i8a4re's Photo I wonder if anyone knows Art Van Haselen's whereabouts? I've emailed him a couple of times and gotten no reply...he's usually a reliable fellow so I worry.

Mohi Tanishq, An Acrylic Hand Turned Fountain Pen  -  5 minutes ago  -  By:  ak2k5

  • ak2k5's Photo Mohi pens are hand made by Abhey Pen Agencies, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. They make ebonite and acrylic pens but use nibs from some other manufacturer whose name was not divulged to me. I bought one Mohi Acrylic Tanishq in cracked ice colour.  Design Tanishq is an acrylic hand-made fountain pen with chrome trim in cracked ice resin. It is a smal...

Who Can Repair Visconti Crescent Filler Sac?  -  9 minutes ago  -  By:  mrp100

  • mrp100's Photo Is there a USA HQ for Visconti, where I might send a vintage Millennium Arc III to have the crescent filler sac replaced?  It is a beautiful LTD Ed, but years of being packed away have dried out the plastic (??) sac so that filling it now leaks into the barrel chamber.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.  In the attached picture, it is the top...

A Vault Of Color: Protecting The World's Rarest Pigments  -  12 minutes ago  -  By:  visvamitra

  • visvamitra's Photo A friend just shared this short video with me about the rare pigment collection at Harvard.    Perhaps you will enjoy it?   Makes me want to go on a field trip now.     Best,   AD

Have You Guys Seen This Pen Twist Mechanism?  -  13 minutes ago  -  By:  pennoobie

  • pennoobie's Photo A few months ago, I bought a 164 meisterstuck classique (ballpoint pen) from a reputable online store.   But more as I use the pen, I felt that the twist mechanism was making grinding noise as I twist. So I took the upper barrel apparatus apart to see if it need some lubrication or tweak.   The twist mechanism however doesn't look like the ones...

My 360 Collection, In Memory Of Omas...  -  14 minutes ago  -  By:  Joban

  • Joban's Photo Hello everyone - long time lurker, (almost) first time poster here.   In memory of OMAS, I thought I would take - and share - a picture of my 360 collection... missing from the photo are only a clear demonstrator and a second ebony pen.   What the sharp-eyed among you may have noticed is that these, apart from the Imagination, are all rollers!...

A Lucky Discovery  -  22 minutes ago  -  By:  rwilsonedn

  • rwilsonedn's Photo Last friday, i asked my greataunt if she had any old pens laying around that she could show me, she told me to look around. I expected to maybe find one or 2 old watermans...   Oh dear was i wrong, i opened the first box and saw two familiar looking black pens, i picked them up and recognised a certain white star on the top of their cap... I just fou...

A 51 With A T-1 Influence  -  23 minutes ago  -  By:  falarcon

  • falarcon's Photo This 51 is one of the few we made in Damascus Stainless Steel.  The cap is also stainless steel with an intricate design – a bit like the chasing done by pen makers many years ago.           The T-1 influence is reflected in the ink pump rod.  The red jewel material came from the Parker Model Shop and is the exact...

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