This week’s favorite fountain pen and ink combination this week was my Esterbrook J with a #8440 Cartography nib and Pelikan Blue-Black ink. I wrote the pen dry and immediately re-inked it. It’s not a nib I can use all day but I like the ultra thin line it puts down.
Some links of interest…
My Experience With a Counterfeit Lamy Safari — the desk of lori // I was surprised to read the relatively inexpensive Lamy Safari is the subject of a fairly elaborate counterfeit. It’s not just expensive pens.
Pelikan Fount India Black Fountain Pen Drawing Ink Review – THE UNROYAL WARRANT // I don’t usually include ink links these days, but I’d never heard of this ink before. I don’t think I’ll be trying it but it is interesting.
Mandarin Yellow – Crónicas Estilográficas
I Know It’s Over, Still I Cling… — The Pen Addict // The Atlanta Pen show included a Pen Addict gathering which includes a lot of bloggers, so there was a lot written about it. Rather than link to them all I’ll send you to the epicenter for all the links.
Notebook Bankruptcy — Bruce Layman // I share a similar problem.
Ranga Hand Made Ebonite Pens – The Frugal Fountain Pen
Karas Kustoms INK Review — Pens and Planes! //Nice to know my opinion of these pens is shared.
Sailor Young Profit Fountain Pen – M Nib – Black with Silver Trim — The Clicky Post
Edison Beaumont Stealth 2013 Limited Edition – mycoffeepot.org