The Pen Is Mightier

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Although a fancy pen is probably one of the more bougie gift suggestions, the right upscale writing instrument can easily be an heirloom-quality gift. Even in 50 years when pens are obsolete and we all have embedded touch-screen tablets in our palms, you can still look back and think about what a great gift that pen was.
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Kaweco

Kaweco is a company that has been producing writing implements in Germany since 1883.  During the mid-century, Kaweco created the Sport range of chunky hexagonally shaped pens which became instant classics. 

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Montblanc

Germans must have some type of pen fetish, as one of the most renowned pen manufacturers - Montblanc - is also Deutsch. Identified by its white star logo, the understated luxury of Montblanc is recognised globally. 


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Caran D'ache

Swiss brand Caran D'ache produced high-end pens for the discerning scribbler. Unlike its competitors, the Geneva-based brand positions its writing instruments more toward artistic endeavours, recognising that drawing and writing should equally be upheld as artistic pursuits. 


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Parker

Since 1888, Parker has been innovating in the field of fountain pens and other fine writing tools. At a time when it was very common for pens to leak, George Safford Parker changed the game with his breakthrough designs. 

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Fisher

Made famous through the anecdote (whether true or not) where Americans spend mountains of cash developing a pen that could write in the extreme conditions of space, the Fisher space pen isn't as difficult to find as you might expect. 

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