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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Eco Accessories, Sharpener, and Magic Staplers

The financial melt down has given us the sign that we need to over come our resistant to change. A message that telling us that we have consumed too much, and developed a system that is not sustainable.

The global warming issue has been in the back burner for years. The 2008 Great Recession has injected fear to our family, forces me to take time for self-reflect, and realize the time to change is NOW.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Namiki Nippon Art - Traditional Toys and Games - Koma Tops

For our children, Christmas is the second happiness time of the year. It is a time where they receive presents (toys) from Santa. It is not that they don't receive present other time of the year, but it is a time where they receive a lot of presents in a simple moment.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Sailor Limited Edition Endanagered Species, Endangered Birds Roseatte Spoonbill

This is the last design of Sailor Endangered Spices, Endangered Birds, 2010 Limited Edition. The first two designs were the Blakiston's Fish Owl and Japanese Flycatcher.

Just like the other two endangered birds, the exploring growth of human activities had causes the Roseate Spoonbill bird population to declare at an alarming rate.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Sailor Endangered Species Limited Edition, Endangered Birds: Japanese Paradise Flycatcher

The Fly Catcher is the second design in Sailor Endangered Species Limited Edition. The first design was Blakiston's Fish Owl.

Japanese fly catcher is a migratory songbird. It breeds in Japan, Korea, and in parts of China and Russia. It winters in South East Asia, especially in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Sumatra and Borneo.

Their population had declining steeply because of forest loss and degradation in its winter range.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Vintage Watch Movement Cuff-link

Watches is one of the most popular big boys toys. Here is a cuff-link created out of vintage watch movement which is pretty interesting.

What make this pair of cuff-link special as compare to the others?
This movement is from a vintage watch. It is another of creative used of material for recycling. Unlike other cuff-link, they are made from new parts.

Looking for a gift for a special occassion or Christmas. This might be a good gift for your love one.

This special vintage watch movement cuff-link is now available at Fook Hing Trading.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Pelikan Special Edition, Blue O Blue

Pelikan released a very special edition of "semi-demo' this year. They called in Blue O Blue. The o‘ is short for ‚over‘ because the translucent material appears as layers of broad brush strokes of  blue in different shades and are put one over another.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Parker Duofold Senior Limited Edition

Don't ask us why this Parker Limited Edition is called Senior. It is for sure not a pen only for the Senior.

This new limited edition is another demostration from Parker that they had perfected their skill of making fine resin. This version was made to look like raden.
This duofold is a remake of the older one in the 40s. 

Unlike the other brands, which the pen boxes are getting bigger. This new Parker Duofold Limited Edition has a smaller box as compare to it pre-descendent. However, the made of the box is just as good as it pre-descendent.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

S.T. Dupont Samurai Limited Edition

The samurai, also know as bushi), were Japanese warriors who were the members of the military class. They uses a many type of weapons, such as bows and arrows, spears and guns, but their most famous weapon and their symbol was the sword.

Samurai were a elite class of warriors who were supposed to lead their lives according to the ethic code of bushido ("the way of the warrior").

Strongly Confucian in nature, Bushido stressed concepts such as loyalty to one's master, self discipline and respectful, ethical behavior.

During the Edo Period, the sumurao stood at the top of the official hierarchy of social castes, followed by the farmers, artisans and merchants.

There were hierarchies within each caste. All samurai were forced to live in castle towns and received income from their lords in form of rice. Masterless samurai were called ronin and caused minor troubles.
Year 1615, Osaka Castle falled. The Tokugawa's last potential rival was eliminated. Japan enjoyed relative peace for about 250 years.

As such, the roles and responsiblity of sumurai decreases, and the importance of martial skills declined. Many of the samurai became bureaucrats, teachers or artists.

In 1868, Japan's feudal era came to an end, and the samurai class was abolished.

S.T. Dupont’s Samurai Limited Edition Neo-Classique Limited Edition pays homage to the greatness of samurai spirit by taking inspiration from the splendour and sophistication of their katana swords.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Sailor Endangered Species Limited Edition, Endangered Birds : Blakiston's Fish Owl

The Blakiston's Fish-owl is the largest and most endangered species in the owl family due to the widespread loss of riverine forest, and increasing development along rivers and dam construction. Also because because both the woods and fish that it feeds on are disappearing

They can be in Siberia, northeast China and the island of Hokkaido in Japan. The current population in Japan is said to be approximately 100-150 birds

The Blakiston's Fish-owl's nickname is "Philosopher in the wood" because it always give us the impression that it is always seems to be thinking.
Sailor is doing their part to help make public awareness of this endangered birds, Blakish Fish Owl.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sailor Jentle Ink Summer Limited

Sailor jentle ink summer limited is the 4th series produced by Sailor Japan. As usual, Sailor created four colors in limited production.

We are expecting a brighter color to represent summar, but ...

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Omas 85th Anniversay Limited Edition - Fusion

The Year 2010, Omas has been crafting pens since 1925. Sir Armando Simoni founded Omas (Officina Meccanica Armando Simoni), and took almost five years to give birth to the Arte Italiana collection that immediately position itself as icon one of among the world of luxury writing instruments.

Omas has been crafting been out of rare and precious natural raw materials in the past. And not too mentioned the high level of difficulty in working on this raw materials.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Parker Vacumatic cuff link

Last month, we discover a interesting man accessories at Fook Hing Trading for fountain pen users. A cuff link made from the Parker Vacumatic barrel.
According to the paper that come with the cuff link, this cuff link are crafted from authentic celluloid vintage pen barrel.
Christmas is not to far away. If you are looking for a gift for a fellow pen users, this cuff link might be a unique and precious gift for your consideration.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Namiki Limited Edition Setsugekka

Christmas come early this year for the Namiki collectors. The Namiki Limited Edition 2010 uses the beauty of season changes as this year theme. Setsugekka literally translated as 'Snow Moon Flower', which symbolical mean Winter Snow, Autumn Moon, and Spring Flowers.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Mont Blanc John Lennon Special Edition

October 9 was John Lennon 70th birthday. Mont Blanc commemorance Lennon's 70th birthday with a Special Edition writing instrument crafted exquisitely for Lennon.

There are three versions of the John Lennon Pen Collection - black Precious Resin, a more limited Silver overlay pen (limited wordwide 1940 pieces) and an extremely limited Skeleton pen (limited worldwide 70 pieces).

Monday, October 18, 2010

Pelikan Edelstein

Here is a geme stone that an average person can afford, but not everybody will find it useful. The Pelikan Edelstein, a German word which mean gem stone.

Pelikan a well known brands for it ecomnoical value, had released a range of expansive inks to compete in the upper range of the ink market.
This new range of ink is a total redesign from it current range of ink products to justify for the five times more expansive.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Omas Silkway

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For centuries, the ancient Chinese did not move away from China. But, about 2000 years ago, they began to travel to new lands. Over time, these travellers started to trade silk and other products in far-off places.

These traders from China began moving westwards to northen india and through Middle East. This trading route soon reaches as fas as Istanbul. This city is the place where Asia ends and Europe begins.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sailor Gold Koi Limited Edition

Fook Hing Trading is fifty this year. As an appreciate for all their customers support, Fook Hing Trading and Sailor worked togather to release a limited edition to comemorate this significant moment.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Sailor Take-Nuri Limited Edition, Second Series

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Following the successful launched of the first Sailor Take-Nuri limited edition, Sailor launched the second series of the Take-Nuri limited edition. This time, it ceate a fake bamboo that have the cap top that look the root of the bamboo.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Cartier Panda ... Happy 'C' Day

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Today is Children Day, as well as China National Day. We take this opportunity to wish all our children accross the world Happy Children Day, and China a Happy National Day.

Panda bear, found only in China, one of the world's fastest growing and most populated regions, the giant panda clings to survival.

Industrialization, economic development and explosive population growth have accedlerated in the number of animal species disappearing from the face of the earth. According to the IUCN (World Conservation Union), human activity has forced 816 species to extinction in the last 500 years.

The panda is endangered for the same fundamental reason that nature is imperiled throughout the world. The giant panda struggle to servival in this ever change world with technology boosting human acitvity at light speed.

Cartier, reowned French luxury product manufacturer, released a Panda Art Deco Limited Edition Fountain Pentheme pen.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Montegrappa Tribute to Ayrton Senna

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The roar start today, the Marina area will be turn into a F1 race track for the next thress days. This is the third Singapore F1 Night Race, and it is getting better each year and security are tighten. For people working in Marina area - last traffic as people going for the public transport instead of driving to work.

Today, we would like to bring back a F1 legard who is the only F1 driver has a fountain pen named after him.

He is not seven time world champion (1994 - 1995, 2000 - 2004 Michael Schumacher. He is the three time world champion (1998, 1990 - 1991, late legend Ayrton Senna (1960 - 1994).
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

JAGUAR D-Type 1956 Limited Edition

Jagaur D-Type 1956 Limited Edition fountain pen is the third pen in a we introduce before the Singapore F1 Night race 2010. Previously, we introduced the OMAS Lamborghini Limited Edition, follow by Montegrappa Farrarei Annual Edition.

Released in 2008 to commenorate the famous 1950's Le Mans winning Jaguar D-Type by Aquila working with Jaguar.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Montegrappa Farrarei

Beside the Lotus-Lamborghini, Farrarei is the next dream cars that will be racing in the Singapore F1 Night race.

Montegrappa and Farrarei had team up back in 2004 - 2006 to produce annual edition for the Farrari and Montegrappa fan, which they label them as Ferrarei FA, FB and FC Annual Edition. The Ferrari FC Annual Edition (2006) was the last of product released by the partnership.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

OMAS Lamborghini Limited Edition

After the YOG event, Singapore is gearing up the next big event - the Singapore F1 Night Race. The roar will start from September 24 - 26.

The race is not just about looking at the super fast car racing on the track. There are a range of fun filling entertainment for each evening.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Sailor Sapporo Chin-zu Sugi (Cedar)

This is the second Cedar fountain pens from Sailor Co. Japan. The first Sailor Cedar wood pen was released last year as a limited production edition using the thousand years old cedar woods from the mysterious Islands Yaku-Shima (屋久杉).

This newly released Sapporo Chin-Zu Sugi fountain pen used cedar woods from the Tottori Prefecture in Chin-Zu area, Japan.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

A pillow to ...

When we rest, we need a good pillow. We choose one that allow us to rest comfortably.

For some of our pens users, they are always constantly looking out for a pillow or rest for their beautiful fountain pens.

Here is premium one from Nakaya using urushi.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Sailor Ebony and Iron Woods

Sailor Ebony and Iron woods fountain pen
Finally, we manage to get our hand on the actual pens after waiting for 3 months since we heard about the pens from Ms. Describe back in late May 2010.

The Sailor Ebony woods and Ironwoods, untreated, in it original form.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Unity ...

"Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also the interest of others." Phil 2:4.
A July 3 2010 article in The Star mentioned that an online analyst calculated that in 11 years’ time – by 2021 – half the population in Singapore will be foreigners.

Citizenship was given to some 20,000 foreigners a year in the past two years, half the number of babies born here.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Rumours, Rumours ... Pelikan M205 DUO Yellow Highlighter

Fountain pen user finally got their dream come true. Pelikan launched a limited production a highlighter fountain pen. This is a yellow demostrator with chrome plated metal parts, available only in BB nib as it is for highlighting note, and not writing note.

It is now available at our Marketplace as well as local pen retailors.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Pilot Capless 2010 Limited Edition

This year, 2010, Pilot Capless Limited Edition go for eco color, the ice green. The number of pieces followed the year it is released. This year it is limited to 2010 worldwide.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Malaysia Pen Shop Guide 2010

During my recently travelled (August 2010) to Malaysia capital Kuala Lumpur, I visited two popular pen shops among our fellow Singaporean and a few boutiques. The sales executive is not knowledgable as compare to those we have it here, and the services are not as friendly as I would like it to be.

Here are the shops details with no pictures which I visited. Hope this will help fellows pen users. If you come across any pen shop in Malaysia, do share the information with us to help us keep the list updated.

As we also belive it supporting the local retailors, the Malaysia pen shop is below expectation. Overall, I would give it a 4 out of 10 rating. The services at the boutique are much better.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Caran d'Ache 1010 Chrono Sport Limited Edition

Here is another pen which will is cost 6 figures - Caran d'Ache 1010 Chrono Sport Limited Edition. It is limited edition to 500 fountain pens and 500 roller pens, each individually numbered.
Like the bezel of a sports chronograph or a diver's watch, the ring has luminous markers for visibility in the dark.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Mont Blanc Diamond

Now everybody can own a piece of a MB legend without costing us an arm or leg. The new Meisterstuck Montblanc Diamond Classique and Diamond Legrand.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Happy Birthday Singapore ... De Atramentis Ink

Today is my beloved country, Singapore 45th birthday. Fook Hing Trading, one of our local pen retailor, had custom made our very own Singapore De Atramentis Ink to celebrate this significant moment.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Mont Blanc The Fortune Number 88

Mont Blanc latest Limited Edition 88 - The Fortune Number, is the most expensive pen featured on our blog.

This skeleton fountain pen is made with rose gold. The lucky number motif can be found on the golden clip set with precious diamond.
The concept of this pen is very simple but complex to execute. Mont Blanc had execute it well and craft a beautiful pen out of lucky number 88.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Rumours, Rumours ... Pelikan M205 DUO


Pelikan will be releasing the M205 DUO highlighter/fountain pen coming August 2010. Together with the pen, Pelikan will also be releasing a highlighter lnk. This is a one time special production run.

It is target to be available locally on August 15, 2010.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Andy Warhol

A self-portrait by the late 'pope of pop' Andy Warhol sold for a record S$44million (USD32.5 million) at Sothey's in New York on May 12 2010. It reminded me of a S.T. Dupont that was released in 2004 paying tribute to the "Price of Pop Art".

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Parker Premier, an understated elegance writing instrument

The year of the Ox (2009) was a year of turmoil, global economics is bad, people losses job and home, and consumers cutting back on spending.  Parker, a company that had weather through many bad time, released only one major product line.  Premier is the only major product line that they released.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Mannata ... Manta Ray


I almost forget about the Sailor Creatures of the Deep series which I started last year. Let finished this series before starting the Sailor 2010 88 pieces.

The last posted was on the Sailor maki-e Sunfish back in January 2010. This is the 7/10 pen of the Sailor Creatures of the Deep fountain pens collection. Previously, we wrote about clown fish, Hammerhead Shark, Whales, OctopusPengiun and Sunfish.