A transparent body gives this pen a modern look and allows easy monitoring of remaining ink levels. The pen accepts standard J. Herbin ink cartridges or other short international fountain pen ink cartridges. Ink is not included.
Just received my first J Herbin refillable rollerball and am wishing I had
ordered 2 as they are now sold out. I LOVE this pen! The convenience and ease of
writing with a roller ball but able to use the beautiful, subtle fountain pen
inks that Herbin are famous for. Be aware that this pen is picky about what
paper types it likes to write on (seemed happier, smoother with 'rougher' paper
types), but when the paper and pen match it is writing heaven.
Saw these come back in stock the other day and ordered two right away. They were
sold out within a day! Buy one (or some) if you get the chance, they are so fun
and awesome. I do wish J. Herbin would make one of these available with a finer
tip, but it is still great as is. The ink flows very well, too fast if you let
the tip rest on the paper (tends to bleed fast on some paper), but it's pretty
easy to get used to.
I bought two of these pens after reading the reviews here, and it is a complete
disappointment. The nib is very scratchy and thin, and when I write fast the ink
doesn't even reach the paper. I took out the cartridge and put it in a Kaweco
Roller (same type of pen, different brand) and it's working beautifully (nice
smooth line, not to wet, not scratchy at all). I wanted to check that the ink
wasn't the problem. I love the idea of refillable roller pens, but the Herbin
pen didn't work for me.
These are a really nice way to have the beautiful colors of the J Herbin inks
around in a handy little pocket pen. I ended up buying two so I could keep two
different colors "on tap". I've only used the J Herbin cartridges but they work
wonderfully, nice and bright with a very smooth line.
all of my friends love this pen with me! in class they always grab for my
"pretty purple pen!" i bought mine in a store in taiwan- last one on the rack!
this is one of my favorite ink pens. the colors are all great, but they leak
through some papers. long lasting and light. BUY IT.