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Review: Nakaya Neo-Standard SF (wakakusa-iro)

Introduction

Hi everyone! ๐Ÿ˜€

I had the chance to try out a masterpiece of a pen thanks to Daniel Berecz. You may know him as one of the co-host of the Fountain Pen Companion podcast. If you haven’t heard of them yet be sure to check out their show!

Dani lent me his Nakaya Neo-Standard for a couple days and I decided to take the opportunity and do some pretty photos and do a quick review of the pen.

I wrote this review all the way back at the end of 2019 but never gotten around to posting it. Unfortunately in the meantime I lost my scans of the writing sample so I won’t be able to showcase how the pen writes. I know this greatly reduces the usefulness of this review but I still wanted to post it because everything else is there. I will update the review once I get the chance to hold the pen in my hands again.

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Review – Pelikan Souveran M805 Ocean Swirl Fountain Pen

Pelikan Ocean Swirl Pennonia Souveran M805

Hi and welcome to the review of the Pelikan Souveran M805 Ocean Swirl with an Medium nib. Everybody has probably heard about Pelikan pens since they are one of the oldest pen manufacturers in Europe and probably the whole world. Pelikan is known for its use of high quality materials and great craftsmanship. It’s one of the few companies which still uses cellulose acetate to create the pens not opting to change to newer plastics. The use of precious metals, cellulose, high quality plastics as well their piston filling system is a part why Pelikan pens command a premium price. Let’s dive into the review shall we!

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