The Weekly Wrap Up: December 12th

Fancy Pens

Review Redux – Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen
edjelley.com
A review of a pen that he has been using daily for three years, darn right I'm gonna read it!

Custom Pen Review: Scriptorium Pens Chronicler
The Pen Habit
A stunning pen to behold. I'll have to see whether this pen maker is in DC next year.

Omas Milord Arte Italiana ART Fountain Pen Review
The Pen Addict - Brad Dowdy
Brad found a Grail Pen and he wasn't even looking for one. With such a glowing review, I'm surprised that he returned this one to Kenro.

The Sailor 1911 Standard (Demonstrator) 
Inkdependence!
I'm not sure about gold furniture on a clear demonstrator but this looks like an interesting pen for the price.

Interesting Inks on Review

Have yourself a merry inky Christmas…  
A fool with a pen
I don't handwrite Christmas cards but I do write Thank You notes on Boxing Day and these inks would be great to use there too.

Good Reads

Tale of a Vandal Pen User: Nibs Part 1 – Custom Italics 
Peaceable Writer
I love Julie's writing and hearing about the various nibs that she has had customized was super interesting.

Sri Lanka 
Crónicas Estilográficas
Be sure to read to the bottom where the currency exchange is noted and then re-evaluate the costs of the pens and ink. My mouth dropped open.

Why I Bought the Cross Townsend Star Wars Limited Edition Fountain Pens
The Pen Addict - Jon Bemis
These pens are out of my price range and I'm not sure that a pen this slender would see a lot of use in my rotation but the C3PO version looks quite distinguished.

And Now For Something Completely Different