Fountain Pen Review: Platinum Plaisir Aura (Special Edition 2022)

Fountain Pen Review: Platinum Plaisir Aura (Special Edition 2022)

I can’t believe, in over 12 years of blogging about fountain pens, I’ve never reviewed a Platinum Plaisir. Thanks to Gentleman Stationer for sending over this extra special Platinum Plaisir Aura 2022 Special Edition ($41 available in 3 colors). This model of the Plaisir is a little bit fancier than the standard model (approx. $18)…

Giveaway: Ferris Wheel Press Brush Fountain Pen (in Lord Evergreen) & Ink Charger Set

Giveaway: Ferris Wheel Press Brush Fountain Pen (in Lord Evergreen) & Ink Charger Set

We were able to obtain a beautiful set from Ferris Wheel Press to give away here on the blog today. The set includes the Brush Fountain Pen in “Lord Evergreen” ($160USD MSRP) with a Medium gold plated nib and the Twilight Garden Ink Charger set ($16USD). The pen comes with a converter and a velveteen…

Fountain Pen Review: Hinze Pen Co. L12 Erste

Fountain Pen Review: Hinze Pen Co. L12 Erste

Hinze Pen Company is known for creating unique but LARGE resin pens. But never one to stay in their own metaphorical lane, Hinze has created a smaller pen body in an effort to got straight for my wallet. The initial offering of the L12 Erste models ($159.99) that Hinze has been bringing pen shows are…

Fountain Pen Review: Pilot Custom 912 FA Nib (Falcon)

Fountain Pen Review: Pilot Custom 912 FA Nib (Falcon)

The Pilot Custom 912 with the FA (Falcon ) nib ($240) is unique pen. While it’s often compared to the Namiki Pilot Falcon fountain pen, they are not the same beast. For starters, the 912 only comes in black and features a 14K gold nib with side cuts to help increase the range of flex.…

Kickstarter: Ensso Ebonite Fountain Pens

Kickstarter: Ensso Ebonite Fountain Pens

The latest Kickstarter from Ensso is a pair of Japanese Ebonite fountain pens. One is a mini pocket pen and the other is a full-sized, cigar-shaped (dirigible-shaped?) fountain pen. Ebonite is extremely lightweight which allows these pens to be of similar width and size to the earlier Ensso metal machined PIUMA pens but at a…