Sunday Notes and Links

Esterbrook #8440 Superfine nib and Pelikan Blue-BlackThis 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

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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