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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Sailor 1911 Classic Black Matte

This is not the first Sailor matt black finsihing fountain pen. There is a earlier version in gold trimming.

What make this 1911 matte black special is the black brass, nickel-chrome ion platting gripping section.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sailor Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Arita Yaki Somertsuke Kiri Hou-ou

Beside the Sailor Shima Kuwa Mulberry Limited Edition, Sailor also released an Arita Yaki Samertsuke Kiri Houou in paralle with the Shima Kuwa Mulberry to mark their 100th years of pens making.

This beautiful Arita-Yaki luxury writing set is the fine product produed by the craftmans co-operated by Koransha (company with 400 years of history) and Sailor Pen Co.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Pen Stand for the Emporer

Last month (June 2011), while waiting for our children to finish their class, I visited Aesthetic Bay.

Since I am not able to find a nice pen tray for the my desk, I thought it will be cool if I can have a few pen stands display on my desk at disfferent height for my desk fountain pen.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Sailor Ink - New Color 2011

After 6 months of waiting, the new colors Sailor ink finally landed in Singapore retailor over the weekend.

There are 6 colors. The Peach, Sky High, Ultra Marine, Grenade, Epinard, and Apricot.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Sailor Mont Fuji and Crane

Sailor Japan Co. released a few new maki-e on 1911 Classic fountain pens. The Mont Fuji and Crane is one of the them.

The artisan Kosen Oshita uses hira maki-e technique to illustrate Mt. Fuji and crane. Unlike most Mt. Fuji drawn by other artisan, Oshita-san has choosen to paint a red Mt. Fuji.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Swan Fountain Pen


Last month, we have a special guest in our monthly fountain pen meeting. He is Mike from the Fountain Pen Emporium.

The Swan fountain pen shown here is one of the few pens that we purchased from him.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Rumours, Rumours Pilot Capless/Vanishing Point 2011 Limited Edition

No more guesses. Pilot has launched Capless Limited Edition 2011. The theme color, Pretty in Pink. The Pilot Vanishing Point Limited Edition 2011 is set to capture hearts of the fairer sex.

As Singapore is a very small market, rumour is Pilot Singapore only managed to secure less than two pecents of the limited edition worldwide. And, more than half of the allocation of this two percent has been booked.

It will be available in September 2011, and make your reservation early to avoid disappointment.