Category Archives: fountain pens

striped green tiger (montblanc 146)

I happened to come by this green striated Montblanc 146 a while ago and couldn’t believe my luck. It has had one previous owner and I bought it from his son. I am too prosaic to have grail pens – pens … Continue reading

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two gentlemen from the same era – pelikan 100n & montblanc 136

Simple, refined beauty from the time fountain pens were cherished tools. Very few adornments – just exquisite shape, materials and attention to function. Both come from, roughly, the same era and were probably made in the mid-1940s and came to … Continue reading

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