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Platinum Plaisir Fountain Pen – The Awesome Review

Platinum Plaisir Fountain Pen – The Awesome Review | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
  Pen Class: Economy ($25 and under) Street Price:: $21.00 Body Material: Aluminum Nib Material: Steel Nib Size: Fine (.03mm) and Medium (.05mm) Cap Type: Slip Cap (Snap On/Off) Post-able: Yes Filling Mechanism: Cartridge (Proprietary) or Converter...
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Good to see a student pen up for review - love the green nib.

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The Edelberg Tachys Fountain Pen – The Awesome Review

The Edelberg Tachys Fountain Pen – The Awesome Review | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Pen Class: Executive ($500-999) MSRP:: $940 Street Price:: $940 Body Material: Resin Nib Material: Titanium Nib Size: Medium Cap Type: Screw On/Off Post-able: Yes Filling Mechanism: Cartridge/Converter Ink Capacity: 1.0mL Overall Weight: 47.5g B...
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Good to see new players in the fp marketplace.

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Visconti 25th Anniversary Urushi Fountain Pen

Visconti 25th Anniversary Urushi Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
In celebration of their 25th anniversary, Visconti is releasing a set of urushi-coated ebonite fountain pens based on the shape of the famous “Four Season” design.
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WOW!

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Sailor Lecooule Power Stone Fountain Pens

Sailor Lecooule Power Stone Fountain Pens | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Sailor is releasing its afforadable Lecoule fountain pen in five new colors: Pearl, Morion, Rose Quartz, Garnet and Lapis Lazuli. These colors depict the Power Stones, which are said to have mysterious powers with each power stone having a different...
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Sailor make nice pens and these are very affordable.

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Pilot Kagimonyou Hira Maki-e Vanishing Point Fountain Pen

Pilot Kagimonyou Hira Maki-e Vanishing Point Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Dating back to 794 AD, Maki-e is an ancient Japanese art-form where metallic powders are expertly sprinkled into delicate layers of wet lacquer to create intricate designs.
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This pen is attractive but the small nib and small ink carrying capacity are negatives for me.

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Parker 125th Anniversary Urban Special Edition Fountain Pen

Parker 125th Anniversary Urban Special Edition Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
For its 125th Anniversary Special Edition, Parker mixes the old and the new – the modern, dynamic Urban Premium pens are graced with Parker’s historical colors of Mandarin Yellow and Penman Ink Blue.
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I'm disappointed. All that rich pen history and this is what they came up with - back to the drawing board guys.

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Cross Townsend 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Fountain Pens

Cross Townsend 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Fountain Pens | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
New from Cross are the Townsend 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Fountain pens- available in Gold-plated and Platinum-plated versions.





Apparently US Presidents are all the time using Cross pens to sign for their White House pizza deliveries.
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I.m sure these are good writing instruments but their appearance does nothing for me.

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Replacing a Jinhao 159 Nib with a Goulet Pen Company 1.1mm Stub (Video) - Pen Paper Ink Letter

Replacing a Jinhao 159 Nib with a Goulet Pen Company 1.1mm Stub (Video) - Pen Paper Ink Letter | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
For video number two I decided to show you something I received in the mail today. I ordered a 1.1mm Stub nib from the Goulet Pen Company. This video shows you how to replace the nib and why I decided to replace it.
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I can recommend these nibs. I have the 6 set and used them to replace my Noodler's Ahab nibs - now a more reliable and fun writing experience.

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Your one and only chance to own a set of red Lamy 2000 writing instruments

Your one and only chance to own a set of red Lamy 2000 writing instruments | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Mark you calendars because on Saturday, November 23 at 7pm EST you'll have the chance to bid on a very limited set of red Lamy 2000 writing instruments!
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The colours appealing and so much choice.

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Fountain Pens | Pilot Vanishing Point - Maple Wood 2013 Limited Edition | GouletPens.com

Fountain Pens | Pilot Vanishing Point - Maple Wood 2013 Limited Edition | GouletPens.com | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
The Vanishing Point retractable fountain pen is a product rich in both history and performance. Its brilliant design and ingenious technology make it a pen for the new age. This 50th Anniversary numbered limited edition for 2013 comes in maple wood.
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I like this pen but not the finish and the price leaves me out in the cold.

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TWSBI Diamond 580 Rose Gold Fountain Pen nearing release

TWSBI Diamond 580 Rose Gold Fountain Pen nearing release | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
TWSBI has been experimenting with rose gold plating on their Diamond 580 fountain pen for a while now and it looks like we're going to be able to buy them here shortly.
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This pen has style and appeal and will go well with my 540 and Vac 700.

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On The Radar: Montblanc Great Characters Leonardo da Vinci Limited Edition Fountain Pen

On The Radar: Montblanc Great Characters Leonardo da Vinci Limited Edition Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
We don't know a whole lot about this wild looking pen, but we do know that it is an homage to the genius Leonardo da Vinci. The fountain pen is a Limited Edition of 3000 pieces and features a cap and body made of anodized aluminum.
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I get the design point but its not something I will be rushing out to buy.

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The Kaweco Special AL Fountain Pen

The Kaweco Special AL Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
This Kaweco 'Special' fountain pen pays homage to one of Kaweco’s models from the 1940s, now available in a matt black aluminum finish for a fresh updated aesthetic. The back of the pen is threaded allowing the cap to be securely posted.
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Very functional and austere - a students pen perhaps?

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Kaweco Art Sport Review

Time to look at the Kaweco ART Sport. Thanks to Kaweco for supplying this pen! Befriend me on facebook: www.facebook.nl/stephenbrebrown Follow me on twitter:...
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Another sbrebrown pen review - in his own  inimitable style.

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Parker Premier Luxury Black and Brown Fountain Pens

Parker Premier Luxury Black and Brown Fountain Pens | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Parker introduces three new finishes for the ever popular Premier design. Covered in soft lacquer in brown or black, this lacquer provides a lovely tactile sensation.
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functional pens and satisfactory writers - not that keen on the barrel pattern.

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Ink Nouveau: Jinhao X750 Fountain Pen Review

Ink Nouveau: Jinhao X750 Fountain Pen Review | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
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I have a number of Jinhao X450 pens and am very happy with them. This one I believe will be no different.

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Delta Limited Edition Fusion One Celluloid Fountain Pen

Delta Limited Edition Fusion One Celluloid Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Available exclusively from Fahrney's Pens this holiday season is the Delta Fusion One in two new celluloids: Fiery Volcano Red and Pale Green Lightning.

Each pen is hand-turned from solid rod stock and polished to a fine sheen.
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These pens have a very retro look to me, something I find appealing.

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The Monteverde One Touch Stylus Tool fountain pen won’t prevent you becoming one

The Monteverde One Touch Stylus Tool fountain pen won’t prevent you becoming one | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Monteverde will be making the One Touch Stylus Tool available as a fountain pen starting on November 15th.
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Oh dear! What have they done - a Swiss Army style frankenpen?

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November 2013 Fountain Pen/Ink Loadout

November 2013 Fountain Pen/Ink Loadout | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Left to Right: Lamy 2000 - Binderized Medium Nib - Rohrer & Klingner Scabiosa Lamy Al-Star in Matte Black - Medium Nib - Diamine Salamander Pilot Metropolitan in Black//Dots - Medium Nib - Nood...
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An interesting array of writing instruments - seems to favour black over other colours.

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Hands-On: The Omas Ogiva Vintage Celluloid Fountain Pen Review

Hands-On: The Omas Ogiva Vintage Celluloid Fountain Pen Review | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Omas’ latest limited edition fountain pen, the Ogiva Vintage, is the last pen in their Vintage Limited Edition series, a series that brings back the classic designs of this Italian company.
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This is a pen I got genuinely excited about - just love the finish on these two

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Ink Nouveau: Delta Serena Overview

Ink Nouveau: Delta Serena Overview | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
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This pen has appeal, as does the price - well done Delta.

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Kaweco AL Sport Raw High Gloss Fountain Pen

Kaweco AL Sport Raw High Gloss Fountain Pen | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
Here's a seriously cool new piece from Kaweco: the AL Sport in raw aluminum with a high gloss finish.

It's CNC machined and hand polished until it glistens like the moon light reflecting off Gandalf's sword.
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These are beautifully made pens - I have the Dia 2 - but just too small for my hand.

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David Oscarson Black Water Snake

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Check out those Snakes!

Due to events in China over the past few thousand years, David Oscarson has made another incredibly complex pen. This pen features Snakes, Water, and the color Black.
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I'm sure someone out there finds this attractive - I'm not one of them.

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Conway Stewart | Winston Heritage Special Edition

Conway Stewart | Winston Heritage Special Edition | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
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This is a big pen, as all the Winston pens were, and one I find strangely attractive. Its a pen that makes a statement.

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The Nakaya Carbon Graphite Piccolo is beautiful and delicate

The Nakaya Carbon Graphite Piccolo is beautiful and delicate | A Clutter of Pens | Scoop.it
The Nakaya Carbon Graphite Piccolo is the second in a series of fountain pens made with special materials. The first being the absolutely stunning titanium Piccolo.

This new one is made from Carbon Graphite.
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Very streamlined.

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The Visconti Wall Street LE. Nothing else really needs to be said. #fountainpens #fpgeeks
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Sadly, I lament that  Instagram has become the medium of choice for some pen news presenters - where is the metadata? - what is the backstory?

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