Cartier Pasha Fountain Pen Review

 

In this 4K video I review the Cartier Pasha fountain pen. This luxury fountain pen features a lacquer body and gold plated cap with an 18kt sold gold nib.

The Paper Mind Bank Paper Notebook

Lamy Lady Fountain Pen Review

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In this 4K video I review the Lamy Lady fountain pen. This rare fountain pen has a porcelain body by Rosenthal and a 14kt gold nib.

Lamy Ideos Fountain Pen Review

In this 4K video I review the Lamy Ideos Fountain Pen. The Ideos features a modern design with a unique tear drop shape.

Lamy Ideos Fountain Pen

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Lamy Econ Ballpoint

Lamy Cursive Nib Review

In this 4K video I review the Lamy Cursive fountain nib. This nib is similar to an architect nib.

Lamy Cursive Nib

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Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen Review

In this 4K video I review the Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen. This design classic features a 14kt gold nib a piston filling system and a brushed fiberglass body.

Lamy 2000 – Medium
Lamy 2000 – Broad
Lamy 2000 – Fine
Lamy 2000 – Extra Fine

Lamy Accent Fountain Pen Review

In this 4K video I review the Lamy Accent Fountain Pen. This is a unique fountain pen with a modern design that has an interchangeable grip section and 14kt gold nib.

Lamy Accent Fountain Pen: https://www.nibs.com/pens/lamy/lamy-accent-briarwood

Lamy nib guide: https://www.lamy.com/en/lamy-nib-guide/

Further reading on the Lamy Accent:

Pens! Paper! Pencils! – https://penpaperpencil.net/lamy-accent-fountain-pen-review/

The Well Appointed Desk – https://www.wellappointeddesk.com/2014/08/review-lamy-accent-fountain-pen/

The Pencil Case Blog – https://www.pencilcaseblog.com/2013/09/lamy-accent-fountain-pen.html

Lamy A5 Hardcover Review

In this video I review the Lamy Hardcover Notebook in the A5 size. This notebook has excellent quality fountain pen friendly paper and a unique Lamy rule.

Lamy A5 Hardcover Notebook – https://amzn.to/3eeqqrR

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Lamy CP1 Fountain Pen Review

This is a review of the Lamy CP1 Fountain Pen. The CP1 is a slim fountain pen with a modern design. It is one of the best fountain pens for the office and one of my favorite fountain pens under $100.

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Montblanc Meisterstück Solitaire Platinum-Plated Facet LeGrand Fountain Pen Review

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If you read this blog regularly you will know that this pen is not my typical cup of tea but as I was traversing the Warsaw airport I couldn’t help but see sale signs on a large Montblanc display.  The only pen that caught my eye was the Montblanc Meisterstück Solitaire Platinum-Plated Facet 146 (or LeGrand as they now call it).  I was curious to know how much it was and after seeing the price I decided to go for it.

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This pen is the typical Meisterstück design but in a faceted platinum plated stainless steel body instead of the usual “precious” resin.  It really is quite a stunning pen to behold and has much more of a presence than its resin sister.

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The facets create a tiled pattern.  You will notice that the face of the tiles are a mirrored platinum finish while the edges are brushed; this is a particularly nice touch and a testament to the craftsmanship put into this pen.

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This 146 came with a medium nib which was too fat for my tastes but Montblanc has a free nib exchange program than can be utilized within six months of purchase.  At the Montblanc boutique in Berlin I was able to try their tester set and found that the OB nib offered the most line variation and the next morning I picked up my pen with the OB installed.  That is exceptional service.

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The 146 is a full size pen fitted with an 18kt gold nib, a piston filling mechanism and a striped ink view window.  The standard resin 146 has a 14kt gold nib and when compared with the 18kt version I could not tell the difference.

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The nib is noticeably soft and is a very nice to use.  The ink flow is on the drier side but the smooth nib conceals this quite well.  I have found that lubricating inks work best with this pen.

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As is obvious in all of my pictures, this pen is a fingerprint magnet.  If you cannot handle finger prints and patina this 146 is a not a good choice.

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This pen retails for around $1,300 and even at over 50% off I don’t feel as though the price was a home run.  It’s very well made and nice to look at but to me it is not as special as say a hand turned Japanese pen or a pen made of beautiful Italian celluloid (all of which can be hand for a similar price).  If you want a flashy pen with the Montblanc brand cachet then this could make sense but otherwise at anywhere near retail I say forget it.