The Pen Blotter

The Pen Blotter

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The Pen Boutique Exclusive: Sailor 1911 Large Kagero Green (with zoom nib)

As some may know, I have been branching out into some less conventional nibs as of late, and my latest foray is this incredible pen. The Sailor 1911L Kagero Green is an exclusive model of Pen Boutique in Columbia, MD. So what exactly is “Kagero?” and why was it chosen? Kagero, is the Japanese name…

The 2021 Washington DC Fountain Pen Supershow

When I first started to think about going to the DC show, it was right after 2020 Baltimore show. I thought I would be going just a few months later in August. Shortly after, however, the pen community started to have an inkling that things would not go as planned. The Covid-19 pandemic hit and…

The Conklin Heritage Word Gauge

What if there was a pen that could tell you just how many words you could get from a the ink it holds? That was the idea that Conklin had when it came up with this variation of the Nozac (no sac), the first United States made piston filler. At the time, Conklin advertised “A…

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