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Palomino Blackwing Luxury Notebook - Medium - 5" x 8.25" - Writing (Lined) - 160 Pages (80 Sheets) - PALOMINO 103217
10/11/2014
Really like these puppies for my "commonplace books." Like many, I've grown disaffected with Moleskines, the popular favorite--whose paper quality really seems to have declined. My alternatives have become the Leuchtterm 1917 (roughly the same size, A5)--and the Palomino Blackwing Luxury Notebook.
First off, BOTH have Moleskines beat, hands down. The paper in both of them is just higher-quality than what I've seen in Moleskines lately--of any price. Incidentally, despite what another reviewer said, I'm looking at all three, and they all have the same (6 millimeter) line spacing. The Leuchtterm 1917 has numbered pages, but I just lightly pencil my own page numbers into my Palomino Blackwings. Bookmark ribbon? Check. I like the lighter-colore...

About Palomino

California Republic Stationers produce the Palomino pencil, which boasts a Japanese-crafted graphite core encased in genuine California Incense-cedar.