Recognized on the first Friday in November each year, Fountain Pen Day is celebrated by enthusiasts worldwide as a time to embrace, promote, and share the use of fountain pens, since 2012.
How will YOU celebrate Fountain Pen Day on November 3, 2017? Visit the official Fountain Pen Day webpage for ideas.
Waterman "Carene" fountain pen is an elegant and classy pen making me feel as if I'm composing an epic tome. The Carene is a deep black luminescent lacquer finish barrel with electroplated palladium trim with a shape inspired by the streamlined symmetry of the world's finest yachts. The french translation of “carène” is “hull”. This … Continue reading Waterman Carene . . .
Another of my fountain pens: The Pilot Metropolitan (a modern Japanese manufactured pen), black sleek, smooth-shaped pen great for everyday use. This pen features a stylish matte finish with a glossy middle band. The brass cap and barrel give the pen a comfortable weight and balance. Combined with its smooth-writing Extra Fine stainless steel nib, … Continue reading Pilot Metropolitan . . .
Here is another of my go-to pens, the Hero 616 in black plastic and chrome metal is a Chinese manufactured fountain pen which pays homage to the great Parker 51 model fountain pen. The pen is well copied in detail even down to the Parker arrow clip and the steel "jewel" crowned cap. The thin … Continue reading Hero 616 . . .
This is the first refillable fountain pen that sent me on the road to collecting and using fountain pens: The Fountain Pen Revolution (F.P.R.) Indus Clear Demo with gold-tone accents. This is not an expensive pen by any means, it's made in India exclusively for F.P.R., an Indian fountain pen distributor located in Arkansas, … Continue reading F.P.R. Indus Demonstrator . . .
My very first fountain pen: the Pilot Varsity disposable fountain pen captures the fun of writing with a fountain pen in a modern plastic body style. It's medium stainless steel nib and Advanced Liquid Ink Feed System provide a smooth writing experience, and the black ink supply is visible through a window on the side. … Continue reading Pilot Varsity . . .