Type-100 fountain pen, aka the Hero 100, is, of course, the most famous and influential product ever made by Chinese pen industry.
Intro Established Chinese fountain pen brands, such as Hero, Piccaso, Jinhao, have been dedicating at selling pens at low price while ignoring their premium lineup. They do have pens that … Continue reading Fuliwen 803：An Innovator of High-end Chinese Pen
For months, I haven’t participated in any pen show, and yesterday’s Commonwealth show is just a lovely reunion. The gift this year for this show is a limited edition of … Continue reading A Little Recap of the 2017 Commonwealth Pen Show
I mean, real ties.
Though I forgot to post it the moment I read the official announcement from Shanghai Hero Pen Factory about their this year’s bombshell, it is still quite necessary for me … Continue reading The Newest Results of Hero’s Knowckoffs: A Waterman and a Mont Blanc
It starts from finding a Doric…
A New Balance saluting the Sheaffer | A New Hope emerging from the East
The Story: Deciding on a modern-day Parker Duofold was never easy. I did acknowledge the fact that the Centennial was brilliant for its craftsmanship, and the resin quality was never … Continue reading A Designated Resurrection: the 1995 Parker Duofold Mandarin Yellow.