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Playing with the Monteverde Regatta Sport Blue Fountain Pen, Rollerball and Ballpoint

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Playing with the Monteverde Regatta Sport Blue Fountain Pen, Rollerball and Ballpoint

This week, Pen Boutique owner Leena asked me to write about the Monteverde Regatta Sport Blue fountain, rollerball, and ballpoint pens. We are newly offering a special set with the fountain and ballpoint beautifully paired together in the same box, and you can also purchase the ballpoint and rollerball from us individually. This is a retired edition and they are all being offered at a huge savings for a limited time (50% off for the individual pens, and over 50% off for the set!). I was excited to be able to try all three pens, and was given the three to bring home with me...

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Faber Castell E-Motion Fountain Pen Review

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Faber-Castell E-Motion Pure Black Fountain Pen The e-motion has long been one of the most popular Faber-Castell lines available. It has mainly been built with a wood or precious resin body and metal front section, cap and rear section. Faber-Castell’s latest iteration is a whole metal affair – the Pure Black edition. This is a modern looking, minimalist designed writing instrument. The body is made of an anodized aluminum with a guilloche pattern engraved on it, which offers a tactile feel and grip without being too rough. The front section, cap and end piece are chrome plated and then finished...

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Conklin Mark Twain Crescent Filler Fountain Pen

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Conklin Mark Twain Crescent Filler Fountain Pen The name Mark Twain means many things to many people – it may conjure images of the Mississippi river; jog memories of mandatory school reading; or just remind us of one of the greatest writers to have put pen to paper. While it would be very hard to find anyone who did not know who Mark Twain was and what he accomplished, it is likely that most give little to no thought of his most important tool – his writing instrument. During the later years of his life, it was the Crescent fountain...

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Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen

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Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen The newest Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen is here and ready for shipment. The latest choice is now an Ultra Fine, 0.2mm. It is available in Red, Black and Blue/Black. This is the perfect pen for sketches and taking notes. There was minimal scratchiness when writing with this pen. The price point is very reasonable for a re-fillable fountain pen. The variety of colors makes them great for drawing and the see-through barrels lets you know the exact ink level.The Preppy is still available in the Fine, 0.3mm, and Medium, 0.5mm. There is also the highlighter and...

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Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Fountain Pen Review

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Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Fountain Pen The Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio line brings the high quality and craftsmanship of the luxury brand to the affordable price levels of the workhorse Faber-Castell lines. It is an elegantly designed piece which is constructed of a metal body covered by multiple layers of varnish. This varnish imparts a matte finish which is non-reflective and smooth to the touch. The front section, rear section and cap are all polished metal. The nib is stainless steel and plated with Rhodium. The body has fluting which not only gives the pen a sleek look but also...

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