Jump to content
Classifieds is broken, please do not submit any new ads ×

... Postalco Writing Pad - Cream ...

Recommended Posts

This is a review of POSTALCO writing pad , Plain , Cream


POSTALCO makes very nice stationery (amongst other stuff) .


Their products are deceptively simple looking.

Its the kind of product where it makes you take a second look.

And on the second (lingering) look, you get the impression that a lot of attention has been put into its design.


This pad is meant to be used in one of their folios - made of leather and linen.

Very cool looking and great in design.


Its small



Only this size ...




The logo printed on its cover - which is laid paper , (with texture)




The pad is glued onto greycard




My ink test ...




Closer look

top half ..

No feathering whatsoever ...



bottom half ...





The backside of the page ...

top half ...

very good - no bleedthru whatsoever

only shadow , which is to be expected , considering the light coloured (cream) paper

A white piece of paper is placed under the page to help you see how severe (or not) the shadow effect is ...

Not too bad.

This can be simply overcome by placing a black paper underneath as you write.




Bottom half (backside)

very good , no bleedthru at all ...

The contrast against the white copier paper shows you the shade of the Cream coloured paper.




My customary watercolour wash test ...




Closer view ...


the paper warps from wetness - this is to be expected.

but no bleedthru at all ...



I am not sure what is the grammage of the paper , its thinnish - I reckon maybe around 80g or 90g?


It has slight texture, slightly smoother than ordinary copier paper.

Its not smooth like Japanese coated paper like KOKUYO or MARUMAN.


I was impressed with the quality of the paper.


Its not cheap... I paid SGD$16 and this little pad only contains 60 sheets.


But its good paper ... :thumbup:






Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 1
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • TMLee


  • mtnbiker62


Popular Days

Top Posters In This Topic

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Most Contributions

    1. amberleadavis
    2. PAKMAN
    3. Ghost Plane
      Ghost Plane
    4. jar
    5. wimg
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Comments

    • A Smug Dill
      @Texas42 Thank you. I myself have recently had the experience of cleaning out a Wing Sung 699, in which the iron-gall ink has been sitting for six months. No damage to the metal piston rod (whereas, in a Wing Sung 3013 vacuum-filler, it would have been corroded, turned green, and contaminated the ink in mere weeks), but there was a ring of colour at the far end of the barrel that wouldn't budge, and I found it impossible to unscrew the filling mechanism to clean the interior wall of the ink rese
    • Texas42
      Dang. You are a great friend!   One comment as a relative newcomer would be within the cleaning section: issues/differences in cleaning vacuum filler, piston filler in addition to cartridge/converter. I just cleaned out my Pilot 823 and while it wasn't particularly difficult I was a little paranoid about the drops of water that I could not get out. Perhaps this is something you are already including.   Anyway, great project and very thoughtful of you. I know it's a project fo
    • Splat
      Ah Ruaidhri ya wee heid banger, you do indeed have an Irishman’s way wid dose words now. I’ll be from outer Aberdeenshire up in the blizzard riven braes of the Grampians.  Amateur medicine and surgery is it? Well what noble aspirations you do possess, we need to encourage such noble experimentations.  I pondered on leaving my own battered shell to science, but, until I read your pearls of wisdom and lament, I had comedown on the side of leaving my body to Findus frozen foods.  However, your rema
    • austollie
      Hi Smug Dill,   Nice project.  If it were me, I'd cover stuff like: - nib types available, i.e. styles, materials (SS vs gold), flex vs nails; - filling systems (I love the "thingie" comment) and how once can use them in practice (e.g. fill cartridges with a syringe); - pen body materials and their consequences (pen not balanced of too heavy and big for the hand); - and, whilst you've made it clear that you do not like vintage pens, a discussion of these beyond "I d
    • A Smug Dill
      Thanks for your input! Yes, not putting wood in the list of body materials warranting a mention was an oversight. I love pens with wooden bodies, but my main concern, or chagrin, is that I have not come across a wooden-bodied pen with a wooden cap that seals well. Actually, there is one, but it isn't really wood per se: the Pilot Custom Kaede's maple body is resin impregnated. All other wooden pens I have can dry out while capped and undisturbed; that includes several Platinum #3776 models.
  • Chatbox

    You don't have permission to chat.
    Load More
  • Files

  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Albinoni
      (55 years old)
    2. Atlanta
      (39 years old)
    3. Azurelion
      (45 years old)
    4. birdylo
    5. bobbieacuti
      (52 years old)

  • Create New...