... it's a dying art! Most people these days don't realise that writing with a fountain pen is actually easier on your hand, and will improve your penmanship at the same time... ... This is the Pelikan M1000 - the largest, most magnificent fountain pen that Pelikan make (and they make some magnificent fountain pens ). The M1000 nib has been described by others as "the size of a teaspoon!" And they're not far off - it's a beautiful, smooth-writing 18-carat gold two-tone nib. Notice the tiny ink droplets (Waterman Blue-Black Ink, before you ask): Workmanship is outstanding. The attention to detail is second to none: Here's a little writing sample for you: Comments welcome. Anyone here still use a fountain pen? .