Kit vs. Custom Made Fountain Pens

At some point in your pen journey, you will probably order a custom pen. It’s fun, and you get to customize just about everything about your pen. Pick the materials, depending on the maker, you can choose the nib, filling system, and style of the pen. Dimensions may be customizable too. There are two main […]

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Artus Spezial

Today we look at a pen that came into existence right around the time Lamy, the pen company, did. This Artus Spezial is a transitional pen from possibly the late 1940’s to early 1950’s. You can find the exact same pen labeled as Lamy instead of Artus.

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Noodler’s Berning Red

  Thank you to Pen Boutique for providing the ink for today’s review.   If you don’t have a lot of experience with Noodler’s ink, you will quickly find that Nathan Tardiff is not shy about mixing his political views into the inks he creates. This can turn some people off but that does not […]

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