Category Archives: montblanc

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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cracked star: montblanc 244

Some pens are nicer than others for poetry, letters and journalling. My Montblanc 244 is one of those. It’s diminutive, has character and a flexy nib that provides the varied strokes needed for such tasks. It has patina, but is … Continue reading

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