I hope everyone has been enjoying the long holiday weekend! Let’s be honest - I’ve not done much stationery reviewing over the past two days. While I’ve not quite gone to the level of insanity that annually grips some of my compatriots here in the States, I’ve certainly spent an unhealthy amount of time surfing the various “Black Friday”/”Cyber Monday” promotions and sales. Here are five of the best that I’ve come across this year, along with some commentary and links to any reviews of the specific products from the site. Check out the full list of Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals and promotions here, though some are time sensitive and there’s no guarantee the promotion will still be live throughout the weekend.
Aurora Talentum Full Black Fountain Pen (via Pen Chalet). Also known as the “Black Ops” Pen, by combining with the Pen Chalet “BLACK15” Coupon Code (extended through the weekend), you can get this excellent blacked-out pen for under $300. My review here.
Pelikan M600 Turquoise White Fountain Pen (via Pen Chalet). Been thinking about Pelikan M600? For under $300? Same deal with the Pen Chalet coupon code. The M600 is probably my favorite of all the Souveran sizes.
Platinum 3776 Nice Pur (via Pen Chalet). Whether or not you’ll like this pen depends entirely on whether you can handle the textured barrel, but it’s a pretty pen at an excellent price. The “Nice” features the same nib as the standard 3776, which I’ve previously reviewed.
Faber-Castell Ambition OpArt Flamingo Fountain Pen (via Appelboom). Appelboom has marked down its Faber-Castell pens, to the point where this weekend you can get an Ambition for around $50. No brainer here. You can also get a version of the e-Motion at an extreme markdown, which I’ve previously reviewed.
Graf von Faber-Castell Discounts (via Fountain Pen Hospital). FPH is marking down their GvFC pens by 25% for the holidays. Plus free shipping on orders of $75 plus. I recently reviewed the GvFC Classic Anello here.