2.3 Favourites

Fountain Pen Models I’m Actively Collecting

  • Pelikan Souverän series (all models)
  • Montblanc Meisterstuck Solitaire
  • Aurora 88 (special editions)
  • Aurora Optima (all models)
  • Lamy Safari (special editions)
  • Lamy Al-star (special editions)
  • Pilot Vanishing Point (special/limited editions)

Top 10 Favourite Fountain Pens

  1. Montblanc Meisterstück Solitaire Tribute to the Mont Blanc Classique (18K, F)
  2. Montblanc Bohème Blanche (18K, F)
  3. Montegrappa Passione Orange (18K, M)
  4. Aurora 88 Nebulosa (18K, Stub)
  5. Aurora 88 Sole (18K, M)
  6. Pelikan Souverän M805 Vibrant Blue (18K, F)
  7. Pelikan Souverän M1000 Black-Green (18K, F)
  8. Parker Duofold Centennial Classic Big Red Vintage (18K, F)
  9. Graf von Faber-Castell Intuition Platino Grenadilla (18K, F)
  10. Omas Ogiva Alba Violet (14K, F extra flessibile)

Honourable Mentions

  • Aurora Optima Mare (18K, M)
  • Delta Dolcevita Oversize (14K, F)
  • Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Grenadilla (18K, M)
  • Lamy 2000 Stainless Steel (14K, M)
  • Montblanc Heritage Collection Rouge et Noir Black (14K, F)
  • Montblanc Meisterstück 149 (18K, M)
  • Montblanc Meisterstück Classique Platinum Line (14K, F)
  • Pelikan Souverän M400 Tortoiseshell-White (14K, F)
  • Pilot Vanishing Point Raden Galaxy (18K, M)

Top 5 Favourite Fountain Pen Inks

  1. Montblanc Lavender Purple
  2. Diamine Asa Blue
  3. Pelikan Edelstein Mandarin
  4. Montblanc Toffee Brown
  5. Montblanc Irish Green

2015 Favourites – Fountain Pens and Inks

2015 Favourites – Paper Products and Accessories

2016 Favourites – Fountain Pens

2016 Favourites – Fountain Pen Inks

Favourite Fountain Pen Inks By Colour


  • Montblanc Corn Poppy Red
  • Montblanc Love You
  • Pelikan Edelstein Garnet


  • Caran d’Ache Divine Pink
  • Pelikan Edelstein Ruby
  • Pilot Iroshizuku Kosumosu


  • Pelikan Edelstein Mandarin
  • Pilot Iroshizuku Yu-Yake


  • Sailor Jentle Ink Tokiwa-Matsu
  • Montblanc Irish Green
  • Diamine Kelly Green
  • Montblanc Daniel Defoe Palm Green
  • Parker Penman Emerald
  • Graf von Faber-Castell Moss Green
  • Private Reserve Ebony Green


  • Private Reserve DC Supershow Blue
  • Sailor Jentle Ink Souten
  • Pelikan Edelstein Topaz
  • Montblanc Bohème Blue
  • Montblanc Honoré de Balzac Dandy Turquoise
  • Diamine Asa Blue


  • Montblanc Lavender Purple
  • Pelikan Edelstein Amethyst
  • Sailor Jentle Ink Shigure


  • Montblanc Toffee Brown
  • J. Herbin Lie de Thé
  • J. Herbin Café des Îles


  • Montblanc Oyster Grey
  • J. Herbin 1670 Anniversary Storm Grey


  • Montblanc JFK Navy Blue
  • Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite
  • Sailor Jentle Blue Black


  • Pelikan Edelstein Onyx