A small but spiffy slate of pen mail this week. Hot on the heels of the latest Field Notes edition, the Fall 2017 Write Notepads “Fingerprints” edition quietly arrived. And all the way from Japan, my Platinum #3776 Century Nyhavn came in like a yellow ray of… Read More
I’m extremely impressed by how much I’m unimpressed with this pen.
Schneider Glam Fountain Pen
Filling System: Standard International Cartridges (and apparently nothing else)
About the Pen:
The quick review: I’d rather jam it in my eye than write with it. The end.
If you’d like a little more detail, then feel free to read on. But don’t expect a different outcome in the long version.
I recently started to run across Schneider fountain pens on eBay. The most common model I saw was the Base, which is a funny-looking thing. It sort of resembles some Faber-Castell designs…but more of a cheesy, drunk-looking version. But then I found some listings for their Glam model, and I thought it looked a little more interesting. The Glam comes in a number of different screen-printed designs, and their “Cog Wheel” design was the one that caught my eye.
So I got to looking at the pen a little more in-depth. I noticed right away that… Read More