Articles about pens and other writing instruments

Timegraph By Caran d’Ache Puts A Whole New Spin On The Pen/Watch Combo

Caran d’Ache’s Timegraph is set to please both pen and watch aficionados as the perfect combination of both worlds. It will also appeal to those who are looking for unique and rare pieces to accompany them throughout their entire lives. Take a look at this interesting item right here.

Montegrappa Tulip For Team Fox: Writing For Health

Montegrappa has joined forces with renowned Australian artist Timothy John to create an extraordinary pen whose proceeds go to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation in its fight against Parkinson’s disease. Martin Green shares his thoughts on the collaboration here.

Yard-O-Led mechanical pencils

Yard-O-Led: The Most Traditional Writing Instruments You’ve Never Heard Of – Reprise

Yard-O-Led is not exactly your average, everyday, run-of-the-mill brand name. And it’s especially not an everyday, run-of-the-mill luxury brand name. However, although Yard-O-Led is an unusual name, it also happens to be a very practical one as it states right up front precisely what made it famous.

3 New Competitively Priced Stainless Steel Dress Watches From Chopard, Omega, And Montblanc

Elegant steel dress watches indicating the time and possibly date also make a serious statement on the wrist as the new crop of great models in 2019 highlight. Here are three of Sabine Zwettler’s personal favorites from Chopard, Omega, and Montblanc.

3 No-Nonsense GMT Watches From Blancpain, Montblanc, And Porsche Design That Will Keep You Traveling In Style

For watch aficionados, GMT may as well mean “grand, magnificent, and timeless” for it offers the convenience of indicating two time zones on one dial. While today we can see all 36 time zones from every mobile phone, that doesn’t diminish the joy of a dual time zone timepiece. Here Sabine Zwettler highlights three no-nonsense GMT watches that each represent the sophistication of second time zone indications in their very own way. Enjoy their classic travel-time designs pared down to the essential!

Louis Vuitton Cargo fountain pen

The Quest For My Ultimate Fountain Pen Part 3: The Luxury Brand Period – Reprise

After obtaining a Delta Dolce Vita Oversized at the conclusion of his Italian period, Martin Green was a very happy man. The pen served him very well, and he was in love with the looks as well as the writing experience. And while Martin wasn’t looking for a replacement pen, it happened anyway . . . with some very famous brands. Read the third part of his writing instrument odyssey here.

An overview of the author's Italian period fountain pens

The Quest For My Ultimate Fountain Pen Part 2: The Italian Period – Reprise

Italians have the gift of making the most common object look great; they can even make a coffee grinder with enough sex appeal to make Tom Jones jealous! For a relatively small country, Italy still has quite a few fountain pen manufacturers. And Martin Green thinks that he has tried products from almost all of them. Find out here what he settled on for his personal writing needs.

Colorful fountain pen collection

The Quest For My Ultimate Fountain Pen Part 1: The All-Over-The-Place Period – Reprise

Martin Green’s quest for the ultimate fountain pen began unexpectedly and over the following decades he learned many things, including: nothing compares to writing with a gold nib! Join Martin as he embarks upon part one of his personal fountain pen journey, which includes an inherited piece, a demonstrator, over-the-top colors, and cloisonné enamel.

Grayson Tighe Series 5 for Blancpain

Can Writing Instruments Be As Collectible And Enthusiast-Infused As Watches? – Reprise

Nancy Olson ponders the question as to whether the pen scene has as many enthusiasts as the watch scene and whether writing instruments are just as collectible. Follow along as she gathers expert opinions on the subjects right here.

4 Luxury Pens Commemorating Historic Milestones In 2019 By Montblanc, Montegrappa, Fisher, And David Oscarson

The United States is celebrating several historic milestones in 2019, and Nancy Olson shares these events – which includes both trains and the moon – commemorated by four luxury writing instruments.