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Howdy FPers, A new PIF: This will likely be my last PIF for several months. I have a Platinum 3776 Century Bourgogne Fountain Pen. It is considered to be a demonstrator. It's a cartridge/converter, and includes the converter. The specs: 5 1/2 " capped, 24.6 grams with the converter installed. Of course it can use bottled ink or Platinum brand carts. This PIF includes postage paid worldwide . I purchased this Platinum when I first got under the spell of pen, paper and ink Addiction. I'd never bought a pen from the Eastern producers. I didn't know that the nibs were almost a full size smaller
Hello all! I want to tell you all about an issue with the Black (specifically) Monteverde Tool, and pass along a few tips. First, to be fair, I want to say Monteverde USA quickly shipped a replacement when I described the problem to them. Excellent customer service! Now, the problem. A couple of weeks after I got it, the pen's matte black paint began to disintigrate. When it got too bad to ignore, I found I could easily scrape it off with a fingernail. I've attached a picture. Clue: The clip side's paint remained as hard as ever. Clue: It's a tool. I keep it clipped to the inside of
Hello, I'm currently new to fountain pens, but I was definitely looking into buying my first pen, which I was hoping wouldn't be disappointing. Because of this, I was just wondering if the community had any suggestions on a decent entry level (I'm hoping to purchase the pen for less than $50) fountain pen. So far I've heard that the lamy safari and waterman phileas are quite popular, but I can't seem to find a waterman phileas for less than $50, and a large portion of the reviews I've read on the lamy safari have suggested that the pen runs into problems quite quickly. If anyone has any sugges