One of my first fountain pen loves was Kaweco fountain pens. When I was given the opportunity to get a limited edition Bungubox June Bride Something Blue AL-Sport, I said yes immediately. I didn’t know what it would cost with the premium and currency exchange and shipping but I threw caution to the wind and bought it.
The pen came in a specially stamped black tin box with the BunguBox logo and the “June Bride Something Blue” name on the lid. The type face leaves something to be desired but that’s the designer in me talking.
Inside the tin is the pebbled finished turquoise aluminum Kaweco which is a gorgeous color and stamped in white matte foil or silkscreen is the same type “June Bride Something Blue”. Also included is a piston cartridge converter. This is the first time I’ve gotten one of these from Kaweco so I’m crossing my fingers that its more efficient than the squeeze converters.
(Amusing upside photos of the cap as seen from the perspective of a left-handed writer.)
I purchased the fine nib but I have yet to ink up the pen. I have so many other Kaweco Sport pens that this one has made its way into the “collector” category at the moment rather than into the “user” category. Have I become that kind of pen collector?
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Really lovely color!
What a fun pen! I got the fountain pen bug about 3 years ago and there is no turning back. And, like you, I used to ink everything up, but now am finding that a bit overwhelming and some just sit there, well-loved, but waiting for my whim. I think the “user” to “collector” status is a natural progression. Doesn’t mean you can’t still be a “user”! I am really liking these little Kawecos – I got a special edition Sage Sport for Christmas, which was a collaboration between Kaweco and Milligram. I also have a few of those little converters and do like them. I am told Kawecos make a nice eyedropper pen (too clumsy to try that!). Dare I say the next stage in pen and ink acquisition is a blog? Enjoy this cutie!
I am horribly jealous of that pen though I have several Kawecos not inked up at the moment. . .
I hope to always use the pens I buy. They might have a long wait in rotation, but so far every Pen has been used.
I saw that Sage version and somehow stopped myself from buying. It looked very nice though.
Let us know when you use that Kaweco Ana!
Left out: the color looks like the Lamy Al-Star Bluegreen. Not quite a June bride blue, is it?
It does remind me of the Al-star. Good call!
“I have so many other Kaweco Sport pens that this one has made its way into the “collector” category at the moment rather than into the “user” category. Have I become that kind of pen collector?”
Yup, you’ve become THAT kind of pen collector. Time to reallocate some of those pens to us inkers. Email me for my address, I love a good Kaweco. 😉
Ana, if you’re not planning to use that June Bride Sport, send it over my way! I’m dying for one! lol Seriously, where can I buy one? That’s my favorite color, and I’ve been looking everywhere. I really want to know where I can get one. Thanks!