Sunday Notes and Links

Edison Huron Grande Extra Fine Nib and R&K Blau-Schwarz LE inkThis week’s favorite fountain pen and ink combination is again my Edison Huron Grande with R&K Blau-Schwarz LE. As my other pens run dry I’m left with fewer pens & inks that stand out. So the often used Edison Huron Grande rose above my boredom of constant use. Since I was at my desk a lot this week I often reached for this pen and ink over other choices.

Some links of interest…

15 points – Crónicas Estilográficas // Pilot has a few nib choices

Pen Review: OMAS Ogiva Celluloide – The Pen Habit // A gorgeous pen

Fountain Pen Paper Recommendations – JetPens.com – // Good overview of fountain pen friendly papers. From a retailer so limited to their selection, but they have a large selection. Good info.

How To Seal A Letter Using A Wax Seal — Gorgeous.Ink // I received a wax sealed letter today so this interests me.

Taxonomy: the Uncompetitive Brands — Fountain Pen Economics // The brand taxonomy series is complete, at at least for now. Be sure to check the earlier articles.

A slightly mysterious notebook from Shanghai – All Things Stationery // A weird notebook. At least outside of China according to the comments.

Pilot Parallel Pen – Write to Me Often

Review: Jinhao 3000 – Year of the Tiger — Alt. Haven // A little to gaudy for my taste, but it’s certainly a lot of pen for the price.

Aurora Optima Fountain Pen Review – Hey there! SBREBrown // Another Italian pen, but easier for me to resist than the Omas Ogiva.

Vintage Pen Primer, Part II: The Parker 51 — The Gentleman Stationer // *This was on my list for my first pen show. But once I saw them I couldn’t get into the hooded nib.

Check out all of this week’s links at Fountain Pen Links. If you’re looking for information about a specific pen or ink be sure to visit Pennquod.

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