The Nib Section

73 - Your Pelikan Opinions Are Valid

March 15, 2021

To share their thoughts on Pelikan as a fountain pen brand, we have on this episode 3 loyal fans and 1 naysayer. Because all opinions are valid! 


This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Leo (@inquisitivequill), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). 








Leo: Pilot Justus 95 FA 

Tav: ASA Nauka Flora Green EF w/ Noodlers Navy 

Diana: Pelikan Souveran M605 White Stripe F w/ GvFC Violet Blue 

Sharyn: Pelikan M600 Red Tortoiseshell w/ Pelikan Edelstein Garnet, M600 Turquoise EF w/ Lamy Turquoise, M400 White Tortoise Richard Binder Extra-Flex w/ Rohrer & Klingner Alt-Goldgrun




12:05—Brand Focus: Pelikan 


Pelikan M805 Ocean Swirl - The Pelikan’s Perch 

The Nibsmith 

Pelikan M815 Metal Striped - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M215 - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Early Pelikan M900 Toledo - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan 400NN - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan Calculation of Times review - The Pen Habit 

Pelikan Fire - Pen Chalet 

Pelikan Evolution of Script - Bonhams 

Seven Wonders of the World LE - Pelikan 

Pelikan Pura - LarryPOST 

Pelikan M640 - The Pelikan’s Perch 

In Praise of the Pelikan 400 - Reddit 

Pelikan Hubs 

Episode 53 - The Other German Pen Brand 

Episode 5 - Pelikan Hubs Recap, or How to Be A Stationery MacGyver 

The Story Behind Pelikan 4001 Blue-Black - The Pelikan’s Perch 




Matt Goulding - Rice, Noodle, Fish 

Top 5 Pens of Leo (Inquisitive Quill) 

Philosophy Tube 

Maltesers Truffles 

Daniel Goleman - Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships 

Woollykins Complete Mending Kit 

Woollykins Boro Mending Kit  


1:28:12—Thanks and Credits 


Producers: Sharyn Zha, Leo Fok, Taveet Sinanian and Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai.
Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

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