Skip to content

Monthly Pen Purchases: February 2023

Posted in Fountain Pens

I don’t know where February went. How are we already in March? This year is racing by. But, new month means new pen perchases overview.

Nahvalur x Enigma Stationery Nautilus Brilliant Bunny

Nahvalur Nautilus Brilliant Bunny

I had my eyes on the Lunar New Year Nautilus, but I made myself wait for February since I’d already bought 4 pens in January. This turned out to be fortuitous, as I happend across an Enigma Stationery Instagram post showing their exclusive Lunar New Year collaboration pen. The red with blue sparkles was much more interesting to me, and I snagged it on February 1st. There will be a pen porn post for this one next Friday.

Esterbrook JR Beleza

Esterbrook JR Beleza

I’ve been watching the JR series for a while. I almost bought the Fantasia, but I was waiting for one that really spoke to me. Also, because Esterbrook’s marketing photos aren’t always true-to-life, I make sure to see their pens in person before purchasing.

When they announced the Beleza, I was fairly certain it, finally, was the one I’d get. Bert, of Bertram’s Inkwell, was kind enough to order a couple so I could see them. The photos for the Beleza turned out to be pretty true-to-life, so I picked one up. The other plus of seeing them in person? I was able to pick the one that was most swirled, which I look for in these kinds of materials.

Wile I didn’t succeed in keeping a February pen slot free for March — BWIPS — I am still on track with no more than 3 pens per month. I have a plan for BWIPS, but I have to avoid impulse purchases.

Thanks for reading to the end, I hope you enjoyed my post. Did you buy any pens in February? If so, what were they? Let me know in the comments! I’d love to hear from you.

Make sure to subscribe to my blog or follow me on Instagram so you don’t miss any posts. I generally post at least once a week.

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *