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Suvobrata Ganguly’s Pentales: a book of short stories about fountain pens and the post pandemic Kolkata Book Fair – Jyotshna Agiwal

 

  I must admit upfront that I am privileged, as way before the Pentales had taken its current shape, I had had the pleasure of going through the draft. I have also had the pleasure of seeing (and knowing) most of the pens – “old knaves” as Suvobrata Ganguly calls them – whose stories feature…
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Montegrappa Creates Yet Another Masterpiece, This Time With Smiley!

 

  Montegrappa, the name resonates with creativity, exclusivity, and eccentricity. The makers of Montegrappa have given the fountain pen community some of the quirkiest pens. They are known to treat the users with a combination of fountain pens and some of their favourite fads. Earlier, they have created Limited Edition pens paying tribute to Harry…
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Fountain pen loving Young Ladies meet to discuss pens, inks, and more at Sulekha Factory

 

 Fountain Pen loving Women-Exclusive Afternoon Tea Session at Sulekha Factory  It is not often when you hear that a group of young women with mutual interests in fountain pens and paraphernalia meet to discuss them! Yes, it happened here, in Kolkata, at the legendary Sulekha Ink Factory where these ladies met for an afternoon tea…
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Benu: St. Valentine’s Day Limited Edition Pen – The Wild Rose

 

  The most romantic week of the year has set its foot upon us. And so the onus of finding a suitable Valentine’s Day Gift for your special someone. Something red, something attractive, something useful, something that perfectly reflects the feelings of your heart. Here begins the huge struggle to find something combining all the…
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Kanwrite – carving a niche for itself in the global fountain pen space

 

 Kanwrite, Kanpur Writers, Sandeep Awasthi, are all household names in the world of fountain pens in general and nibs in particular. As a matter of fact, it will not be an exaggeration to say that Sandeep Awasthi and Kanwrite’s contribution in bringing India into the reckoning, as a quality manufacturer will always be written in…
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Click me a Colour

 

  Click Aristocrats. I am obsessed with Click Aristocrats. I can never have enough of them and seldom am I without one with me. My birthdays and other special days are easy for my near and dear ones – all they have to do is buy me another Aristocrat and to be fair to them,…
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Beena: The Pen That Stands for Quality, Value And comes with a Decades Old Legacy

 

 Beena. The Pen that has been making us proud for a long time now. I held a Beena for the first time just 10 days ago. And I could not take my eyes or hands off it. My mentor, Chawm Sir, presented a Beena Antic to me as a New Year gift. Instantly, I realized…
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Feluda, Fountain Pen and a flight of imagination

 

 I am Karishma Siddique Roy. My arty alter ego is Karie Potter. I specialize in portraits and have a page on Instagram called Potteraits. I took up sketching with fountain pens a year ago and have been using and experimenting with a wide variety of pens and inks. Some of my favourite pens include, Pilot Namiki…
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Nicky Pessaroff, Editor, Pen World talks about pens, the fraternity and the magazine that has been its vanguard for close to four decades now!

 

  PenLoversKolkata: When and why did you start Pen World Magazine? Nicky Pessaroff, Editor, Pen World:  Pen World was started in 1987 as a fine print magazine for the pen collecting community, which was experiencing one of its “golden ages” at the time. With the rise of high-end fountain pen brands and luxury limited editions,…
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David Oscarson Introduces Collection Featuring Lord Ganesha

 

  David Oscarson is synonymous with fine craftsmanship. As a matter of fact, such is his reputation that anytime the launch of a new pen is announced, it creates buzz among fountain pen lovers. Such is the delight for the brand’s projection of technique and artistry in writing instruments. This time, the frenzy is all…
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