Articles Written By: Matthias Meckel

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Lamy AL-Star mechanical pencil review

Lamy AL-Star mechanical pencil review

Today: a look at Lamy’s AL-Star mechanical pencil. The AL-Star series of pens was released in 1997 and was created by Wolfgang Fabian, the same designer who came up with the fantastic Lamy Safari. I was a fairly early user of the Lamy Safari – I’ve been using Safari fountain pens since…
Graf von Faber-Castell journal and pencil set review

Graf von Faber-Castell journal and pencil set review

Welcome to the 200th post on The Pen Company Blog. Today: a noble notebook and pencil. Graf von Faber-Castell, that’s Faber-Castell’s ‘posher’ product line started in 1993. Back then our favourite count, Anton-Wolfgang Graf von Faber-Castell, introduced this line as part of Faber-Castell’s reorientation. As a pencil enthusiast I am quite…
The Mono Zero and the Mono One

The Mono Zero and the Mono One

Today: a comparison of different Tombow erasers – the Tombow Mono Zero, available either with a 2.3 mm round tip or broad 2.5 mm * 5 mm rectangular tip, and the Tombow Mono One, an eraser that looks as if it’s supposed to be used on a keyring or as…