Aikin Lambert Capitol Lady Dainty (1920s)

More eBay trawling resulted in this little dinky pen: This is the first Aikin Lambert I own, but not the first I’ve tried. About half a year ago, a family friend had heard I was “interested in pens” and so taken out something she had bought thirty years ago. It turned out to be an... Continue Reading →


Pilot Metropolitan Retro Pop (modified!)

This weekend we have another workhorse pen on my table! It will be a while before the next flex pen makes its way into a blogpost, so sit tight for a bit... The Pilot Metropolitan, or MR, or Cocoon, or Knight (?!) is affectionately known as the Metro and needs no real introduction. Often mentioned... Continue Reading →

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