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iruciperi posted a topic in Fountain Pen ReviewsIt is not that strange for me to find myself to be irrationally attracted by what I tried firstly, even after recognized that the first choice actually does not fit perfectly to my taste. My first serious fountain pen was Visconti Opera Master Black Guilloche with 14k gold fine nib. I thought it was a great pen, but it did not took so much time to feel that the pen was a bit heavy for me. So I tried Montblanc, Aurora, etc., but.. I kept attracted by Visconti, irrationally. I tried Visconti Black Divina almost without any investigation, And.. that irrationality gave me a huge chance to find a p
Yesterday after UPS taking a week for my pen to travel across the country I finally got my Visconti Medici Midi with Medium nib. I was blown away by the looks. It's very similar in size to my Pelikan M605 that I enjoy. The nib wrote perfectly out of the box with a 0.65mm line width. That is the same width as my Pelikan M805's M nib. It's a very smooth and wet writer without being a gusher. It's just the way I like it. I did have to wash the converter to get it to flow properly but I had to do that with each of the Visconti converters I have. They all flowed perfectly after that. It seems every
So everyone knows about the changes with Visconti this year, but do you feel like they are on the right track with some of the actual pen changes too? The new Il Magnifico is super weighty and just seems to be a much more solid/sturdy pen all around (solid sterling silver cap, Italian red marble body), etc. This is one new piece that makes me think they are heading in a positive direction. Your thoughts?
DromgoolesHouston posted a topic in Clubs, Meetings and EventsDromgoole's is having a pen event featuring Mark Cole, the U.S. distributor for Visconti, this Thursday June 22nd and Saturday June 24th. Please come on in and enjoy food and drinks, while seeing Visconti's newest and most beautiful pieces. The Thursday event will run from 5PM-7PM, and the Saturday event will be from 10AM-4PM. We will have a limited supply of the new pieces including the Medici and the Chiantishire, so do not miss out on this great opportunity! We will also be running specials on many of Visconti's other pieces, so now is the time to bite. Please feel free to call us with any