I got a new pencil today – a Lamy Scribble 0.7mm, with palladium trim. I’ve liked the look of the Scribble for a while, and seeing them for real didn’t disappoint. I think the black ones look just as good as the palladium ones, but the palladium seemed to match my Lamy 2000 fountain pen […]
The first fountain pen I bought that I really liked was a Lamy Safari, so I have a bit of a soft spot for them. I have a couple of Safaris, a Vista, an AL-star, an Accent (well, that one’s Sam’s really), and a 2000 (Sam’s again). They have their faults – they tend to […]
The Lamy 2000 – a plastic fountain pen introduced in 1966, but still going strong today. Not many pens have been around so long, so what makes the 2000 so special?
Update: Removed the mention of the PigPog shop. We gave up, and put the stuff on eBay instead.
The Lamy Safari is a fairly cheap fountain pen – perhaps the cheapest you can get that’s actually good.
(Click any pictures to see them on Flickr, with notes, comments, and bigger sizes available.)
- Plain ABS plastic casing.
- Simple design.
- Takes cartriges or a converter, but the converter is not supplied. Budget a little extra if you want to use bottled ink.