Another New model coming…

December 23rd, 2010

Here’s another new pen coming in the New Year.  For a long time now I’ve wanted to design a true oversize pen to hold the rare #6 and #8 nibs that come my way.  The difficulty was in making a big pen that was actually comfortable to use, and had good aesthetic and physical balance.  There are so many oversized pens out there that are more like little baseball bats than pens.

Like all of my pens, the measurements will be based on the size of the nib I use and the preferences of the customer, but for the most part they’ll be between the size of the Pelikan M800 and M1000, but will weigh more due to the ebonite and metal construction.

A New Nox

December 23rd, 2010

I’ve updated the original Nox design making it larger in all dimensions and changing the hardware metal to bronze, for a brighter look.  The new pen is approximately the size of a Montblanc 146 and weighs 25g.

My new favourite!  Elegant and minimal, but still eye-catching.

Something New…

December 1st, 2010

Here’s a prototype eyedropper filling pen which, for the moment at least, remains un-named.

I’ve been trying to produce the simplest possible pen for a long time and this is absolutely as simple as it gets.  The barrel is machined from ebonite with bronze fittings for the threaded joints and a hand sculpted bronze gripping section.  On this pen the nib is a beautiful and smooth writing pre-WW2 era Sheaffer Triumph.

For those unfamiliar with eyedropper pens, the pen is filled by unscrewing the gripping section and filling the inside of the barrel with ink using an eyedropper.  The genius of the mechanism is that there is no mechanism.  Nothing can break or wear out.  When you add that to the enormous ink capacity of 5ml (1/10 of a standard ink bottle) you have a deadly serious writing tool.

This pen is already sold, but the price in the future will be $450.