Scribe Rollerball Pen
This pen is an exceptionally fine writing instrument, recently featured in a Financial Times piece about choosing the best diaries, notebooks, and pens. The columnist, Luke Edward Hall, writes:
“… the pen of my dreams [is] the modern Scribe pen …[it has] a simple, smart shape with a rounded lid and a weighty feel. It looks kind of retro, I suppose, but not annoyingly so. It is just a brilliantly designed tool and the perfect accompaniment to my diary of choice. I am not a pen snob (boring), but I do believe that we should take as much enjoyment as possible from utilitarian objects.”
Scribe pens are made in France of proprietary resins from a renewable resource. The comfortably weighty, balanced feel is a result of the solid brass interior. When you are ready to write, remove the round tip-protector and snap it on the back of the pen with a satisfying “click”. The ceramic rollerball produces a controlled black ink flow. Long-lasting refills are available.
The company, founded in 1930, was originally dedicated to high quality, finely engineered saddlery; it still produces leather goods. It later expanded to become one of the most highly regarded manufacturers of writing instruments.
Pen closed is 5" long
Pen open with cap on end is 5.75" long