When I first saw this pen, I knew nothing about it. My first impression while looking at the pictures was, “Hey! That’s R2D2!” The Blue cracked ice Italian acrylic has a beautiful depth that is hard to capture. This pen was made for Levenger by Stipula but there are no Stipula markings on the pen. The only clue is the “Made in Italy engraved right under the Levenger engraving. I decided to highlight the engraving with white crayon. Continue reading “Levenger Sunset Handwritten Review”→
“George Rimakis and I have written a monograph that reveals some astonishing information about the formative days of the Waterman company. We invite readers here to have a look and to discuss the paper.
The holy grail of any fountain pen user is a combination of ink, nib and paper. Today, I have paper in the form of an Apica CD11 notebook. I have read many good things about these notebooks. Some forum threads I found go back to 2007. It is puzzling that I have not heard more about this paper until a few months ago. To add to this, the back cover of the notebook seems to suggest that these have existed since 1987. Continue reading “Handwritten APICA CD11 Notebook Review”→