|Model Number||LAMY L15-1.9|
|Design Style||Long Body|
|Diameter - Grip||11.3 mm|
|Diameter - Max||12.4 mm|
|Length - Capped||17.9 cm|
|Length - Posted||17.6 cm|
|Length - Uncapped||16.9 cm|
|Pre-Installed Ink Color||Blue|
October 10, 2009
I have never owned a...
I have never owned a Lamy before, this is my first one! I really am enjoying it. The nib writes very well, and smoothly. I think it is a good addition to the Parallel Pens I own. The Joy pens come in smaller widths compared to the Parallel Pens, so it is good for projects that require smaller lettering.
It's a also surprisingly lightweight. I really like the design. It is minimalist and contemporary looking, and I love the red and black combination. Jet Pens includes a converter with the pen, making it a really good deal. I definitely recommend it.
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December 28, 2014
The Joy is not any better...
The Joy is not any better than a Safari. In fact, since it's a glossy black, they decided to make the edges a little sharper even. They should have rounded off the edges much more to make it more comfortable. The Joy is a little more expensive than the Safari, though it did come with a converter.
Since it's a little longer than a Safari, it's less portable. And while the cap can be posted, it looks a little ridiculous when you do so. On the plus side it comes in an attractive red (cardboard) box with a clear window.
Since the Lamy replacement nibs (including the calligraphy ones) fit all their pens (except the Lamy 2000), I don't recommend the Joy unless you like the long, tapered brush handle shape.