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Sometimes you have some pens just because they bring on pure nostalgia. This one is one of those for me. A pen by Airmail. Rather any pen by Airmail. We, 90’s kids of India, and also the kids before, grew up using this brand during our school days at least ones. Airmail Pen Company was established in 1951. Since then, they have been manufacturing some awesome pens, especially fountain pens. They are based in Mumbai, India. This review is about one of their offerings, Model 58C. I hope you will enjoy reading it. First Glance I personally don’t like huge pens. There are some exceptions of cour
At what point (or pen count) does simply using and enjoying writing with fountain pens and not giving it much thought morph into: --an interest ? --a hobby? --a passion? --an obsession? --a disease/hoarding disorder? --and a happy state of recovery? What was the greatest number of pens you owned at one time and what is the stable number that you are comfortable with?
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2842/9468845410_608af30fb4_c.jpg Parkers in a tray by Inkysloth, on Flickr My Parkers as they currently stand, minus a couple of 45 Flighters, Vectors (yellow, translucent green, sky blue, red), a classic and a 15 which are in a pen roll ... ahem. So, this is a dangerous hobby. New pens are nice, but they don't do it for me in the way vintage pens do. The excitement of the first test of a nib - every nib has its own characteristics and quirks, rather than the fairly bland regularity of modern steel nibs. Reliable but a lot less fun than discovering a beautiful