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Several beautiful pens, and some other stuff, that I'm looking to move on to a new home. G-shock Casioak grey (GA-2110ET-8AER), £70 ST Dupont Elysee, M, £300 Diplomat Aero blue, 14k M (nib not Diplomat branded), £175 Hongdian Forest, green and dark blue, both F, £22 the pair Junghans 34mm handwound, aftermarket quick-release strap, £400 … Continue reading More for sale

Snippets: Izumi exclusive ink, Parker 51, Taccia ink, Musubi Cosmo Air Light

This past week I've just been enjoying getting on and using my pens. It's been relaxing to not think about reviewing even the new arrivals, liberating, even. A rose gold shimmer ink? The kind folks at Izumi sent me over a sample of their new exclusive ink made with de Atramentis. It's called "Pink Rose … Continue reading Snippets: Izumi exclusive ink, Parker 51, Taccia ink, Musubi Cosmo Air Light

The Gioia Alleria: a new Italian piston-filler with panache

I am here today to tell you about the Gioia Pens Alleria, but first I want to say this: wow, aren’t there a lot of exciting pens coming out of Italy recently? Leonardo, Maiora and Nettuno, Tibaldi, Tesori, ASC’s Studio, plus the stream of new releases from Visconti, Aurora, Santini and Scribo, and the recent … Continue reading The Gioia Alleria: a new Italian piston-filler with panache