Category Archives: Pen Reviews

Pen Review: Conklin Endura

While I’m primarily a vintage guy, I don’t have many Conklin pens in my collection  Well, in fact, I think I only have one. The crescent filling pens always seem to be more expensive then I want to pay at any … Continue reading

Pen Review: The Sheaffer 100

Several months ago when we first became Sheaffer dealers we were forced with a very difficult decision to make.  With a limited budget we had to choose which model lines to carry, and since we would be buying within each … Continue reading

Pen Review: Lamy AL-Star

Following up on our last pen review for the Kaweco AL Sport, this week we examine the Aluminum offering from Lamy, another German pen manufacturer, the LAMY AL-Star.  Lisa and I have been looking at Lamy for months now and … Continue reading

Pen Review: The Kaweco AL Sport

I saw this pen a few months ago and was intrigued.  To be honest, I saw it in another retailer’s catalog.  I have heard of Kaweco in the vintage sense, and am aware of their high quality pens.  Had I … Continue reading

Pen Review: The Duke Confucius Compound Art Pen

Today we’re going to talk about something a little different than just your ordinary average pen.  I was introduced to the Duke Confucius Compound Art Pen at this year’s 2012 Chicago Pen Show.  I was tapped on the shoulder and told, … Continue reading

Pen Review: The TWSBI Vac 700

Well, it seems like it has taken forever, but the day has finally come.  Yes folks, we’re talking about the release of the TWSBI Vac 700, the very same pen that has been talked about since late 2010 in some … Continue reading

The TWSBI 540 Pen Review

While the TWSBI 540 has been out a while, and others may have reviewed it, I have been using mine almost daily for the past six weeks.  Consider this an elongated test of the capabilities of this particular pen.  Sometimes … Continue reading