Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of July 8, 2019

John BosleyMiscellaneous 4 Comments

Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of July 8, 2019.


– The Pen Addict is giving away a new oversized Col-o-ring, so head on over and enter for your chance to win.
– Goulet Pens is giving away a Pelikan M205!


All pricing was accurate at the time of this post, but may have changed, so be sure to check the price before purchasing. As always, only purchase items from trusted sellers.

– Here’s an amazing deal on the Lamy Studio – 54% discount
– Need a Parker Urban for a bit more than the price of a bottle of ink? – 63% discount
– Speaking of ink, here’s some Sailor Doyou – 44% discount
– Here’s a steal on a bottle of Iroshizuku Yama-budo – 35% discount

Interesting Reads and Images

– What’s up with all of the new Montblanc inks? The Pencil Case Blog takes a look at recent releases and price changes.
– Need a nice guide to some of the stub and italic nibs that are out there? UK Fountain Pens has you covered.
– Fude Fan gets a few nibs ground by legendary nibmeister Nagahara.

What I’m Loving

– Modern medicine. My dad just had some serious health issues (which is why you haven’t seen a lot of posts from me lately), but thanks to a wonderful team of doctors he’s on the mend. Thanks, science!
– Coffee. After being out of town to see my dad, I’ve been playing catchup at home. Thankfully, coffee helps when I don’t get enough sleep.

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  1. Sending healing thoughts to your dad, it’s hard to see your parents go through health issues. And caffeine in any form is a welcome friend after sleepless nights.

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