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Which Fountain Pen Should I Get?

sheaffer aurora fountain pen

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#1 rhianova

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Posted 24 August 2014 - 19:25

Hi all!

 

I am contemplating getting a new fountain pen and cannot decide between a Sheaffer Valor or an Aurora Talentum Finesse (the Aurora Talentum is a little above my price range, and anyway I quite like the Finesse's slimmer look).

 

Unfortunately the only review I could find of the Aurora is one that mentions the cap not being tight fitting enough, leading to the ink drying out by the next day. 

 

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the Aurora, or could give any input as to which of the two I should go with?

 

Thanks in advance!

 



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#2 Bartimaeus

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Posted 24 August 2014 - 19:58

I can't say anything about the Aurora. But I had a Sheaffer Valor once. It had to be held at a rather steep angle (between paper and pen). That didn't suit me at all, and I finally got rid of the pen. But if that's no problem for you, the Valor is certainly a good pen!







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