Sunday Notes and Links

Franklin-Christoph Model 66 with R&K Blau-Schwarz
Franklin-Christoph Model 66 with R&K Blau-Schwarz

My favorite this week was my trusty Franklin-Christoph Model 66 with R & K Blau-Schwarz LE. It’s been awhile since I used the pen but it wrote right away as always. I had forgotten what a pleasant writing experience it provides.
I wrote the Sheaffer 300, Omas 360 Vintage and Pelikan Piazza Navone dry this past week and enjoyed them all. None were re-inked since I want to bring so new pens into the rotation. I’ll decide which ones to ink up once I return from today’s Commonwealth Pen Show.
Some links of interest from the past week…
What is a Pen? — Modern Stationer
The Mind and the Fountain Pen – Palimpsest
Morita Fountain Pen Shop – inklode // Nice to see brick & mortar shops thrive, even if it’s a world away (from my pov)
The Cartridge Chronicles – How many pages can you get out of a standard international? – Fountain Pen Physicist
Reevaluate Converters – Edison Pen Company
Review: Pelikan Souverän M101N Red Tortoiseshell SE Fountain Pen – Medium @AppelboomLaren @Pelikan_Company – Gourmet Pens // I have the “Lizard” edition of this pen. I have to say, I don’t really like the look of the Red Tortoiseshell although I’d buy it just for the ink bottle and the packaging.
Monk Paper Lokta Notebooks – Inkdependence!
When Buying Fountain Pens, Splurging (a Little) Is Totally Worth It – WIRED // Preaching to the choir
Edison Beaumont Pneumatic –
Love At First Write: Tomoe River Correspondence Paper – THE PENVENTORY // I’ve been using this paper (but different pads) recently and really love it.
The ‘PF’ & ‘P|N’ Nibs Explained – The Pelikan’s Perch
Lamy Logo Fountain Pen Review – Pen Paper Ink Letter
Pilot Elite fountain pen review – Pens! Paper! Pencils!
Pilot Prera Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review – F Nib – Orange Accents — The Clicky Post
Noodler’s Creaper Flex (by FlexyNibs!) – On Fountain Pens

Ink Reviews

Review: Diamine Oxblood — Alt. Haven
Diamine Prussian Blue ink review – Peninkcillin
review: noodler’s turquoise – ink between the teeth
Like Nature: Montblanc Daniel Defoe Palm Green Ink – From the Pen Cup
J. Herbin Tempête Review – The Pen Enthusiast

2 thoughts on “Sunday Notes and Links

  1. Thank you for the link! The Lizard actually looks quite nice (which I can finally say, having seen it in person), and the vintage red torties are WAY nicer than this one, in my humble opinion. That said, I’m crazy about how comfortable it is to use. Sigh.

    • Hi Azizah, even though its probably the same resin, the red looks cheaper to me than the black. I liked your review because it confirmed what I had been thinking based on the photos.

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