Happy Hallowe’en

Remember this is the creepiest night of the year.

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Wing Sung 698 Nib Swap

For anyone not familiar with the Wing Sung 698; it’s a very nice Chinese piston filler which until recently was only available with a fine nib but now it is available with a medium nib. Which for those of us that prefer medium nibs, like me, is great news because most Chinese pens still ship with a fine or a fine nib. However, this left me with a dilemma; now that I owned 698’s with medium nibs I wanted to upgrade my other 698’s with fine nibs to medium nibs. Continue reading “Wing Sung 698 Nib Swap”

The Beena Retractable Nib Fountain Pen

Earlier this year I was browsing on the ASA website and came across the Beena fountain pens at the heady price of $12.00 USD for a pack of two. I was intrigued and went ahead and ordered a pack, they were labelled as new but also old stock from the 1980’s or thereabouts, this did not put me off if anything it was nice to have the chance to acquire a little piece of Indian fountain pen history. Continue reading “The Beena Retractable Nib Fountain Pen”

Fountain Pen Friendly From Muji

I was browsing in Muji a couple of weeks ago and came across this particular notebook that, as it turned out, was part of their four for the price of three offer; so naturally this was an offer I could not pass up and without owning up to how many I bought, let’s just say I left the store with a paper bag that was full to the brim. Continue reading “Fountain Pen Friendly From Muji”