My love for wood runs deep – for that reason, despite being offered a price I could not refuse, I refused
The Namiki Yukari Shooting Stars and Namiki Yukari Milky Way will each retail at S$3,210 while the Namiki Emperor Dragon retails at S$12,840 (inclusive of GST). The pens will be available from November 2016 onwards from authorised retailers.
The Monokaki is a A5 sized notebook which features fountain pen friendly paper. First introduced in 2010, the 160 page, thread-stitch bound notebook is manufactured by Masuya Corporation in Asakusa, Japan. Featuring a soft and flexible washi paper cover, Monokaki notebooks also come in B5 and B6 sizes.
Mr Takizawa is primarily a fountain pen user, not a collector. His favourite pen is a vintage Pilot Capless FCN500R in black from 1984, when he first joined the company. He also enjoys using Pelikan’s M400 and M600 size Souverän fountain pens and sometimes makes slight adjustments to them. In his free time, Mr Takizawa enjoys cycling.
Pilot Singapore has announced that they will be running a three-day pen clinic from 27th to 29th July this year. The event features Mr Atsushi Takizawa, who was previously in Singapore during the Pilot-Namiki Maki-e Showcase & Pen Clinic.
Traveller notebooks are a staple in the bag of every hipster and EDC (every-day-carry) nut. Stylish and reliable, they are
Italian fine writing instruments manufacturer Visconti SRL presents the Opera Crystal 2016 Dark Age – a fountain pen which brings
Japanese fountain pen manufacturer Pilot has released the Capless in three new finishes. First launched in 1963, the Capless or
The Pilot Falcon is a cartridge-converter filled fountain pen fitted with a slightly-springy, semi-flexible 14K gold nib in various widths.
Here are some photos from a recent gathering with friends. Can you identify these pens?