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FOR SALE: Lamy Dialog and More FLEX

More pens? Yeah, of course.

Here’s two more for you. My recent review of the Lamy Dialog series showed just how unique these pens are, and I have one of them for sale! The other one is another Conway Stewart 286, this time in stealthy black, but still with a sweeeeet flexible nib!

PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS

My shipping policy is:

Worldwide:

  • Regular airmail: $15.00
  • Insurance: $15.00 extra
Australia:
  • Regular mail: $10.00
  • Insurance: $10.00 extra

I will also include a 2mL sample of one of my favourite inks in the package (for fountain pens); let me know your colour preference beforehand.

INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT IS VIA PAYPAL ONLY! It is the easiest and safest way to pass money around online. If you live in Australia, I will accept a bank transfer, just let me know if you’d prefer that!

TO BUY, CONTACT ME via the “Get in Contact” link in the menu bar, or send an email to jono@pentorium.com

Note that if you’d like multiple pens, we can organise a deal! I can show you what else I have for sale too!

#1 Conway Stewart no. 286 Fountain Pen in Black with 14k Gold Flexible Nib

Conway Stewart 286 For Sale

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FOR SALE: Vintage Flex and Custom Italic Pens (BOTH SOLD)

Pens For Sale

It’s that time again, pen sale time. And boy do I have some gorgeous pens for you.

I’ve been hard at work getting a boatload of superb vintage pens to work like new, but I’ve also thrown in a lot of customisations that will make them truly unique! I have been selling pens for years, and have a ton of experience restoring and selling old pens with plenty of satisfied customers.

Here I have two pens for sale (heaps more to come soon), both absolutely exquisite and in fabulous condition. I have fully restored them, and made customisations and refinements where I thought them necessary. Read on to see what’s in store!!

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JustWrite Multi-Review #2

JustWrite Multi Review

This post would not have been possible without the help of JustWrite

It’s time for another review of some products from JustWrite. This time, I’ll be looking at some very cheap and very interesting inks: the Toucan series. Plus, I look at the REAL Parker Frontier, and see how it fares against the cheaper copy, the Baoer 388.

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A Collective Review of the Lamy Dialog Series

Lamy Dialog Series

The Lamy Dialogs are elusive pens. Though you may know the Lamy brand, it seems the 2000 and Safari get all of the attention, however I think the Dialog series is a real achievement by Lamy, and whilst they are expensive, they each bring something entirely unique to the table, something not found in other pen brands. Something German.

Lamy Dialog Series

Lamy Dialog Series

The packaging IS something to write home about. Make sure you use your new pen if you do.

I’m lucky enough to own all three of the Lamy Dialog pens, and they are absolutely unique from each other and will suit only a small percentage of pen users due to their unique designs and functions. In this post I’ll be reviewing all three, contrasting each as well, whilst comparing them to more contemporary pens available today.

Of course it’s most fitting to go in order, starting with the Lamy Dialog 1.

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JustWrite Multi-Review #1

Pentorium JustWrite

This post would not have been possible without the help of JustWrite

Recently Kevin from JustWrite got in contact with me and we talked about pens, his online store, and cheaper and interesting products for pen beginners and enthusiasts alike. JustWrite is an online pen store based in Australia, offering a huge variety of products to Australia and New Zealand. They stock Chinese, Indian, and Japanese pens, plus ranges from the likes of Parker and Omas. Not only do they have a wide variety of pencils and fountain and ballpoint pens, but also a very interesting range of inks and accessories. Kevin sent me a mix of products to try out and review, and I thought I would collate them into the one post, starting with the Kombi Patrone double-ended ink cartridges.

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Preventing Hand Fatigue During Long Writing Sessions

Hand Pain

Oh poo, I’ve gone and vice gripped my pen and broken my thumb

Exams. We all hate them, but we all have to do them. One thing that comes up regularly during long, fast-paced writing sessions is hand fatigue. About 20 minutes into an exam, people tend to get an awful pain in their hand muscles that leads to messy writing and regularly taking breaks, something you can’t afford in a timed setting.

Recently a reader, Chris, emailed me about this very topic and asked for help on finding a great pen for those long exams. My response? Focus on your grip first.

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Hero Summer Color: The Copycat Review

Hero Summer Color

So yeah, I bought one. The Hero Summer Color, a top-to-toe replica of the Lamy Safari. I blogged about this pen recently and soon after, bought one for myself to see if it really could emulate the best parts of the Lamy Safari. It’s in my hands now, so let’s see how it compares to the Safari, but let’s also see if the parts are interchangeable!

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