» Pen of the Day: Pelikan M620 w/ a Binderized .5mm cursive italic nib


This is a Pelikan M620 Grand Place fountain pen with a .5 cursive italic nib which has been custom ground by our friend Richard Binder. The ink shown in the image is Platinum Pigment Brun. This image is courtesy of hdoug on Instagram  and you can view more of H. Doug’s photos of this pen in his Flickr photostream. 

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Posted on August 27th, 2013 by Stephanie
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The Grand Place is a pretty looking pen. Me I just inked up my M815 Wall Street LE with a 0.8mm stub that has just returned from being ground from an OB. Ink is Diamine Mediterranean Blue

Gorgeous. I am in the market for something new in the form of a fountain pen and find it so difficult to make a choice.
If I were to come across this beauty and had Richard to make it special, my world would be a very happy place.
Today I am writing primarily with a Platinum 3776 Shouji Limited Edition Demonstrator with a bold nib that I would love for Mr. Binder to grind into a cursive italic. I have to say that I am so A.D.D. that I write with several pens every day and often on every page.
My go to paper is usually a Rhodia N 16 and has been for a long time, but I’m looking for something to mix things up a bit. I have a friend who just left for Paris yesterday and I want to be able to tell her what to look for that I can’t get here from Rhodia or Clairefontaine. I digress.
Beautiful pen though, I’m envious.


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