Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Camden Composition (Lime)

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Camden Composition (Lime)

Once again, the new Esterbrook company, in the hands of Kenro Industries, is creating new and innovative pen designs. Esterbrook launched the Camden Classic at the end of 2019 in Graphite, Rose Gold and Brushed Silver with both fountain pen and rollerball models, and now they have released their limited edition Camden Composition (MSRP$195, Street…

Pen Review: Esterbook Lilac Slim Estie

Pen Review: Esterbook Lilac Slim Estie

I couldn’t resist styling the new Esterbrook Estie Lilac Slim (MSRP $185US) with my most matchy-matchy handbag. Can you blame me? Seriously though, I was very excited to hear about the new Estie Lilac and to find out that they had introduced a smaller, slimmer version was an added bonus. But first, let’s cover all…

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Estie Honeycomb (Medium Nib)

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Estie Honeycomb (Medium Nib)

Both Jesi and Laura have already reviewed the Easterbrook Estie already but I was feeling left out so I wanted my chance to try this new incarnation of the Esterbrook brand. I was able to get an Esterbrook Estie Honeycomb with gold hardware and a medium nib. I won’t talk much about the history of…

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Estie Cobalt Blueberry

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Estie Cobalt Blueberry

Review by Laura Cameron Ever since the Esterbook Estie came out, I’ve been wanting to get one. However, the original colors didn’t scream “Buy me!” so I figured I’d wait until I saw one that did. This past summer the Cobalt Blueberry (I’ve also seen it called the Blueberry Ice) screamed loud and clear. And…

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Phaeton

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Phaeton

The second release from the new, improved relaunch of Esterbrook is the Phaeton 300R (MSRP $85, street price $68). While the Estie was designed to be a modern fountain pen that could also use the original Esterbrook screw-in nib units, the Phaeton is a retro-styled fountain pen with a semi-hooded nib reminiscent of mid-century pen…

Philadelphia Pen Show 2019 Review: A Vendor’s View

Philadelphia Pen Show 2019 Review: A Vendor’s View

I’ve been thinking about the best way to review the Philadelphia 2019 Pen Show. I know there are plenty of pen show reviews out there and if you didn’t attend a show it can be overwhelming to look through all of the reviews;  if you were at the show, it can get repetitive to read through several…