I posted last year about the Airmail 69L eyedropper – a simple, well made, large capacity pen – and I thought I would write a little follow-up.
Platinum #3776 with music nib One of the few types of nib that I don’t – or didn’t – own and might actually want to use is a music nib.
Even given all of the pens and inks that I own, the one that I most often find myself picking up is a Safari with an F nib, with Noodler’s Black.
This speciality fountain pen was released by Pelikan last year, but I hadn’t ordered one until now, when I just gave up trying not to.
I promised myself that I would not buy any more stationery until I had reviewed all of the items I had already bought, which is to be honest a ridiculous requirement, and the consequence is that I have just ordered some more.
(Flickr slideshow) Whilst on eBay I decided to risk the enormous sum of $4.90 on the pictured Jinhao Missile fountain pen, delivered from Hong Kong by this seller who appears to deal in smoking accessories and fountain pens.
A compact fountain pen that looks a bit like a cuttlefish. Do people actually want compact pens with italic nibs? Well, if they do, this is one.