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I saw this pen for sale recently, and I was torn between the horror of a nib that neglected, and the doubt about whether or not it was some sort of artisinal finish that is, in fact, much desired by afficionados. There is something almost deliberate looking about it... Can someone please enlighten me?
Hi all, Just received an email for the new 90th anniversary pens from Oldwin & The Pen Family (ASC & team). See link below for details. Pen comes in rhodium trim and gold trim. I really like the arco verde material but I don't like the ring that breaks the seamless design of Oldwin. I suppose they have done this for a piston filler? Thoughts? Anyone planning to buy one? https://thepenfamily.com/products/oldwintorpedorhodium Cheers, Sidd
It’s a sad fact: “So many pens. So little time.” At this point, I have more pens that I love writing with, looking at and fondling than is reasonable. I resist thinking of myself as “a collector” and believe that pens should be purchased to use, not merely to possess. The idea of a pen rotation is fine, but, if it takes over a year for a pen to get into the inked rotation, is it really meaningful? I dunno. I think should be selling some pens, not buying more of them. Yeah. There are still major makes of pens I have never tried that have their admirers and don’t have strong negatives. But, I
The ASA Nauka in Dartmoor acrylic. For a simple fountain pen, the ASA Nauka offers at least two important lessons. It shows how design can be rediscovered and reinvented over a period of several decades, and how online forums and social media are creating a renaissance of collaboration. That’s an ambitious, rather academic argument for a humble review, so let’s just start with the pen. The Nauka is offered by Lakshminarayanan Subramaniam of ASA Pens in Chennai, India. It echoes the design of the early Sheaffer Crest and the more recent Oldwin Classic, with a graceful barrel that integr