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review of J Herbin 1670 anniversary ink – iron oxide is the way to go

The cap is covered in real, red lacquer – that according to penandco is applied by hand. I was lucky and managed to open and close it without cracking all the ¬†lovely red lacquer. Click on photos to view them … Continue reading

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hexed by vintage flex

My first real flex nibs returned from the pen doctor yesterday; a vintage Montblanc 344 from the 1950’s and a Swiss ASKA National, which I have found very little information about. I didn’t believe that flex nibs were something for … Continue reading

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