Okay, so TWSBI has done it again with the new TWSBI ECO Persian Green Fountain Pen. They’re on a hot streak with all their green pens coming out recently. This is a beautiful green with hints of teal. Per TWSBI’s instructions, you can pre-order starting March 28th, and all orders start to ship March 31st.
First of all, the TWSBI ECO Persian Green Fountain Pen has great value with its piston filling system and affordable price. Like many other TWSBI fountain pens, it features a crystal clear acrylic barrel so you can see your ink level, and a teal green cap. The pen cap has an inner cap to ensure a perfect seal when stored away. It is completed with chrome plated trim and a steel nib.
Secondly, the ECO differs from the ECO-T in that it has a hexagonal grip section for ease of holding the pen, and hexagonal shaped cap and piston knob instead of triangular.
Importantly, what color ink would you fill it with? I think Monteverde’s Iced Cookie bottled ink or Monteverde’s California Teal bottled ink would be a great match. As for the nib sizes, you have choices. Choose from: extra fine, fine, medium, broad, and 1.1 Stub.
Finally, TWSBI’s belief is that it is important to allow the user to disassemble and reassemble the pen and completely experience the traditional aspects of owning and using a fountain pen. These pens also come packaged with a wrench and silicone grease. Neither of these accessories are intended to be used immediately, as they are for long-term care and maintenance. Additionally, please use extra care if you choose to disassemble the nib and feed, as the feed is very fragile.
What do you think? Do you have yours yet? You can check it out here.
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