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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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Lamy Wild Rubin (ruby) Studio Pens

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Lamy Wild Rubin Studio Pens The Lamy Wild Rubin (ruby) Studio pens have finally arrived! The pictures I first saw of the Wild Rubin reminded me of the Lamy Royal Red color. Boy, was I wrong. The true color of the Wild Rubin does not come through in the pictures. The Ruby color is shimmery and bright, not a matte color at all.The Wild Rubin has a stainless steel barrel and polished chrome accents. It has the iconic propeller clip. The fountain pen and rollerball are the same style as previous colors, but the ballpoint is now tapered and has...

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Caran d"Ache 849 Ballpoint Pen

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I have had a Caran d"Ache 849 Ballpoint pen for over a year and it has never let me down. The hexagonal shape, the unique click forwarding device, the finely engineered push button mechanism and its compact, but not too small, pen size makes this one of my favorite pens that is always ready to go. In fact, I liked it so much that when my nephew started college I gave him one as a gift. I enjoy color options with my ink refills. Monterverde Parker Style gel refills fit snuggly in this pen. This allows me some of my...

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Sheaffer VFM Pen

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Sheaffer VFM Rollerball Pen For those who are feeling a bit leery about taking a leap into the world of fountain pens, I have a solution for you that will not only give you a fine writing experience but is also an economical one.The Sheaffer VFM line, so named because they are Vibrant, Fun and offer Motion, are a recommended place to start your journey. The line comes in fountain pen, roller ball and ball point. I own a fountain pen and roller ball.I get a kick out of some of the descriptive, inventive color names including: "Chilled Blue," "Excessive...

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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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