Top Ten Pens (Non-Fountain Pens)

With the top ten non-fountain pen list, I decided I needed to break it up into two categories, refillable pens and non-refillable. I didn’t want to call the first group disposable pens because, in some cases, the refill can be replaced, but generally speaking, they are sold to be used until the refill is empty…

Rollerball Review: Baron Fig Adrift (Limited Edition Squire)

Review by Laura Cameron Believe it or not, I’ve never tried a Baron Fig Squire, so when the latest limited edition, Adrift ($60), arrived for review, I was eager to play with it! As many of you know, the Squire is Baron Fig’s understated, elegant rollerball. It comes in a variety of colors, as well…

Retrospective: Retro 51 Fountain Pens & Rollerballs

Retrospective: Retro 51 Fountain Pens & Rollerballs

By Jessica Coles The Retro 51 news hit me hard.  If you haven’t heard yet, Retro 51 announced that they would be retiring and closing the business at the end of the year. I’ve loved Retro 51 pens since I first became enamored with pens and the first two pens I purchased in a brick-and-mortar pen…