What Is So Special About Fountain Pens?

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Even though they have been kicking around since the early 1800s, fountain pens remain incredibly popular. The tech behind them hasn’t changed all that much either. Even in the face of far cheaper ballpoint pens, many people opt to pick up a good fountain pen, and there are several reasons why. Let’s take a look, … Read more

LAMY AL-Star Fountain Pen Review

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LAMY’s AL-Star Fountain Pen is one of its most popular sub-$50 fountain pens, but it gets surprisingly mixed reviews. The unique design has plenty to offer, but a few features give the pen a bad reputation. The Lamy AL-Star Fountain Pen features a sturdy construction and sleek design. Between the fountain pen’s full size and … Read more

Why Are Some Pens So Expensive?

We’ve all been there. You walk into an office supply store and see an aisle with what seems like dozens of pen options. You look around and notice that some of them are, well, way more expensive than the others. So… why are some pens so expensive? While some pens are made of cheap products, … Read more