The Nib Section

47 - Collectors Series Part 6: Leo Fok

July 5, 2019

Leo Fok, self-described “casual buyer of pens”, was in Sydney recently, and joined Diana, Sharyn et co. for a long, free-pouring lunch, where they eventually got around to talking about his collection and collecting habits. 


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This episode features Leo (@inquisitivequill), Diana (@thegrynne), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Brian (@briansaputro) and Ada. Dogs of the pod, Lance and Sebastian, also lent their voices. 





00:33—Leo Fok  


Previous episodes in the Collectors Series:

Previous episodes that Leo has guested in:

Inquisitive Quill on Youtube 


Controversy Over The Early M900 Toledo - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Lamy Joy 1.1mm - Dymocks 

Tainan Pen Show Public Group 

Tokyo International Pen Show 

Sailor Pro Gear Umeda Chayamachi store exclusive, "snow, moon, wind, and flowers" - @inquisitivequill 

Sailor Pro Gear Morita Robin Blue and Sailor Pro Gear 雪月風花 “Wind” from Umeda Chayamachi compared - TNS on FB 

Namiki Custom Impressions - TNS on FB 

Pilot 100th Anniversary Limited Edition Fountain Pens Press Release 

Aurora Internazionale Fountain Pen - Novelli Pens 

Pilot Custom 823 - Tokyo Pen Shop 

Pilot Custom Urushi - Anderson Pens 

Pilot Sakura Fubuki “Sakura Snowstorm” patterned pens - TNS on FB 

Pilot Sakura Fubuki in red and black - @inquisitivequill 

Diamine Lion Rock (狮子山) Fountain Pen Ink - @muzepens 

Leo’s profile in Shumi no bungu bako - TNS on FB 

Shumi no bungu bako Volume 50 - Amazon 

Review: M805 Anthracite Stresemann (2015) - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan Souverän M800 Tortoiseshell Brown Review - Scribalishess 

Pilot Sokuikinen HouOu Phoenix Coronation Pen - Elephant & Coral 

Aurora launches the Goccia Nib - Aurora Pen 

Aurora Optima Coral Red 365 & the Goccia Nib! - Mike Matteson 

The Two Super Ultra 500 - Crónicas Estilográficas 


59:04—Thanks and Credits 


Producer: Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Leo Fok.

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.