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Kit Style Fountain Pens

The fountain pens found on this page are made from KIT PENS, just as the pens shown on the BALL-POINT & ROLLERBALL pen pages. If you are unfamiliar with what a Kit Pen is, please review the information on the Ball-point pen page by clicking: "Other Pens/Pcls", then "Ballpoints" from the drop down menu above.

The advantage of a kit style fountain pen (herein simply referred to as a "kit pen") over a fully custom made pen (herein simply referred to as a "custom pen") would mostly be the lower cost. However as you will see as you view these pens as well as the custom pens, various styles of kit pens can have much more elaborate hardware (such as on the fancy Tycoon shown below). This type of hardware just isn't available separately to be used for custom pens. Another big difference between a kit and a custom pens is weight. Kit pens will always be much heavier because they have heavier hardware. This is so they can have as little number of parts as possible, therefore they use more metal inside the pen parts. So if you like a very heavy pen, then you may want to consider a kit pen. Another big difference between kit and custom pens is usually in the quality of the nibs. I use a quality Meister or Franklin-Christoph nib in my custom pens, whereas the kit pens usually have a much lesser grade nib included. However with the recent popularity explosion for all types of kit pens, some (but not all) of the kit pens now use a standard Jowo style nib (but not as goo a quality), so the included nibs could be upgraded with one of better quality.



Click each pen below to view more pens of the same style.

PLEASE NOTE: The links for these pens only show larger photo's. These are just a few of the many Fountain
Pens available in Kit form. So i
f you would like information on other styles available, or details of the
individual pens shown below (such as size and available metal finishes) please send me an email.


Tycoon
in Rhodium/BlkTN & Cocobolo
 

Tycoon
in Rhodium & Faux Casein
     

Tycoon
in Rhodium & Galaxy Mist Meganite
 
Olympian
in Chrome & Blossom Acrylic
     

Olympian
in 24k Gold & Pink Ivory (wood)
 
Olympian
in 24k Gold & Bloodwood