Jump to content

The Fountain Pen Network uses (functional) cookies. Read the FPN Privacy Policy for more info.  To remove this message, please click here to accept the use of cookies


Registration on the Fountain Pen Network

Dearest Visitor of the little Fountain Pen Nut house on the digital prairie,

Due to the enormous influx of spammers, it is no longer possible to handle valditions in the traditional way. For registrations we therefore kindly and respectfully request you to send an email with your request to our especially created email address. This email address is register at fountainpennetwork dot com. Please include your desired user name, and after validation we will send you a return email containing the validation key, normally wiithin a week.

Thank you very much in advance!
The FPN Admin Team






Photo

Two Slim Pens

sheaffer aurora hastil fashion slim pens comparison writing samples handwriting

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 europen

europen

    Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 119 posts
  • Location:Huijba
  • Flag:

Posted 19 December 2018 - 07:58

To celebrate the act of writing, here are photo reviews of two 'slim' pens (under 10 mm around at the grip). Notice that, with slip-on caps, 'threads' at the grip are not an issue, so the pens are equally smooth to hold. Also, though the pens may vary in size and shape, they are all about the same in girth, so the feeling of control as one grips the pen is about the same. Performance in this case it seems to me is in the nib itself.

 

Both pens are aging beauties but are still manufactured (the Hastil) or available (the Fashion).

 

The pangrams used are courtesy of Wits 'n Wisecracks: 251 Pangrams for Everyday Use by Millard Port, via Amazon Books.

 

Enjoy this holiday excursion into thinness.

Attached Images

  • BWS Fashion.JPG
  • BWS Hastil.JPG
  • Hastil.JPG
  • Fashion.JPG

No man is a slave unless he is willing to be bought by another. (EP)


Sponsored Content





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: sheaffer, aurora, hastil, fashion, slim pens, comparison, writing samples, handwriting



Sponsored Content




|