Sign In / Sign Up; My Wishlist; Cart 0. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. So with a #6 nib and pretty design, I’d next look to the Esterbrook Estie. Furthermore, this was the first serious purchase I made from La Couronne du Comte , which has evolved into a great relationship with the store’s owners. from £22.95 £34.95. You can also make your ink collection private if … Full control You have full control over your data. Akkerman 00 Royal Akkermanblauw (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 02 Residentie Blauw (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 03 Akkerman Blauw (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 06 Binnenhof Blues (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 07 Koninginne Nach-Blauw (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 08 Diep-Duinwaterblauw (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 09 Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indigo (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 10 Akkerman Ijzer-Galnoten Blauw-Zwart (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 11 Treves-Turquoise (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 12 Mauritshuis Magenta (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 13 Simplisties Violet (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 14 Parkpop Purper (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 15 Voorhout Violet (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 17 Staten-Generaal Rood (60 mL bottle), Akkerman 19 Rood Haags Pluche (60 mL bottle), FREE SHIPPING on orders over $20! So I’d stick to mainstream UK and EU stores and new product, at regular street price. Fountain pen & Ink – the story of Calcutta’s intricate connection with their development, especially in the first half of the twentieth century, is a fascinating one that demands to be told, again, to the lovers of fountain pens. I typically recommend a TWSBI or Faber Castell as great newbie pens – the recent FC Hexo is actually a splendid yet affordable writer, nicer than twsbi in my experience. Right now their pens are just, boring. It is really well finished, has an excellent JoWo nib that you can later swap out for a vintage Esterbrook nib, custom grind or gold JoWo, and comes in several attractive colours. I’ve always had at least one fountain pen since 1976, but I’ve never had more than four at once. DRYDEN Luxury Rosewood Fountain Pen with Ink Refill Converter and Gift Case. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. A Faber Castell convertor filler at the price writes better, to my taste at least. These are currently £200 from Cult Pens – so a little on the high side compared to the selection in your piece, although I got mine at a pen show for around one third of this price. Interesting of the waverly nib style is that it can handle mode upright writing positions. That’s not to say folks in this position don’t want to build a collection or selection of pens over time. Odd, while I agree the feed is fragile, I have rarely had a nib that was anything but smooth. How about something a bit fancier, the pen equivalent of the dress wristwatch? But each pen in that collection will be under that price limit, and has to pull its weight. When Instagram is filled with jaw-dropping arco, it’s easy to forget that most people naturally hesitate about clicking ‘buy’ on a £90 pen. Akkerman's unique filling system involves the most basic (but genius) mechanism, a glass marble! Looking in my pen cups today, with 22 currently inked, the one performer that really stands out for me is my Diplomat Excellence A Plus, which I find superbly comfortable, with an attractive finish, metal body and a clever screw-cap and one of the best steel nibs around. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec 1. I’d swap the Studio for the Aion. So there you go: a six-pen collection with a lot of variety for around the price of a single Montblanc 149.