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Bookworm 709

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#1 chupie


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Posted 29 April 2011 - 01:56

I just purchased this Bookworm 709 from Hisnibs and what a charming little, smooth writer!

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I filled it with my newly acquired Private Reserve DC Superhow Blue. I really love the color.

The pen is a surprise to me. I expected plastic of somekind but it is metal and has a real heft to it but it is petite. I put that there as a warning for large handed pen users. Posting extends it, but I dislike posting as I am worried it marks the barrel.

I really didn't expect it to look as nice as it does. I think it is quite pretty and I don't see many that have the sleek point.

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I was really impressed with how smoothly it writes. Just like butter. I have come away from an obsession with M and broader and am starting to like these finer writers. The hooded little nib is very nice. It is a cartridge filler (this one came with it's own cartridge, firm fitting).

All in all, I could not be happy with this little $15.00 purchase. It will be one of my daily writers.
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Posted 29 April 2011 - 04:50

Nice looking pen, I've never heard of it before. Unfortunately probably wouldn't work with my big old hands, but great find.


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Posted 29 April 2011 - 18:23

I think I'd buy the pen for the name alone! Thanks for the review, I'm going to check it out.
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Posted 01 May 2011 - 15:30

Very nice! My only Bookworm is a 702 (not hooded) and I like it a lot. :)

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 01:39

some more picts of book worm to share:
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Posted 06 May 2011 - 11:27

Thanks for the review of a pen I'd never heard of. Great name for a pen!

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