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Unboxing $33,000 of Fountain Pens - Namiki Yukari 100th Anniversary Seven Gods

In 2018, Pilot Japan celebrated its 100th anniversary of manufacturing world-class writing instruments. To commemorate the centennial, Pilot commi...

Labor Day Weekend Spectacular Pen Sale

As we say our farewell to Summer, we want to give you something to be truly excited about when you return to school, work or to your winter home ...

Taking Better Notes - Analog Tools for Success

Although we may be reluctant to acknowledge it, Summer is coming to a close and many of us are going back to our studies or the office after a vac...

Guide to the Pilot Vanishing Point Capless Fountain Pen

Now you see it, now you don't. The Pilot Vanishing Point, also called the Capless, is the world's best-known retractable fountain pen. The nib appe...

Top 5 Pens and Inks of 2017 so far

The Summer is usually the time of year when there's a lull in the world of pens. Most manufacturers are gearing up for back-to-school & 4th qu...

NJ Pen Club Pen-B-Q 2016 Wrap Up

Thank you to all who attended our inaugural Goldspot Pens & NJ Pen Club Pen-B-Q cookout and mini-pen show that was held last weekend on Saturda...

How to Pronounce J. Herbin's Caroube de Chypre

Fountain pen enthusiasts have come to embrace the craze that has become J. Herbin's 1670 ink collection with open arms. Every year, a new ink has c...

Top 5 Beginner Fountain Pens (and Top 3 for the Risk-takers!)

So, you want to try out a fountain pen, or two... The single most common question we get from intrigued fountain pen newbies is "which is the best,...

Top 5 Blue Pens to Cure the Blues

Blue, Blue & More Blue Looking over all the new pens that have been launched by the greatest pen-makers like Pelikan, Pilot, Conklin and more, ...

Cast Your Vote for 2015 Pen & Ink of the Year

Today is Election Day 2015, and the first official day open for voting on the Goldspot Pens Readers' Choice Pen of the Year. Voting is currently op...

Pilot Vanishing Point 2015 Twilight Limited Edition Fountain Pen - Sneak Peek

You can imagine how our faces lit up when we received a special package from Pilot with the new 2015 limited edition Twilight Vanishing Point insid...

Pilot Metropolitan Retro Pop Fountain Pen Review

Prior to 2012, the market for beginner fountain pens was dominated by Lamy's Safari, AL-Star and Vista pens. Then, the Pilot Metropolitan (MR), a.k...