Something old, something new, something rose gold
The very first thing you’ll notice when you pick up the box of the Golden Horse Film Festival Fountain Pen is that it features the Awards Ceremony’s logo instead of the usual TWSBI. We’ll be comparing the Golden Horse Film Festival Fountain Pen with the normal TWSBI ECO Fountain Pen in a while. For now, let’s take a closer look at this limited edition fountain pen.
The pen comes in an elegant white box and is a set that includes:
- A bottle of 18ml Midnight Blue TWSBI ink
- A Wrench
- Silicone grease
a medley of class
The limited edition TWSBI ECO Golden Horse Film Festival Fountain Pen is without a doubt absolutely stunning. The pen signifies a collaboration between TWSBI and the 2020 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards and honestly, there isn’t a more beautiful way to cement this marriage of iconic Taiwanese art.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Golden Horse Film Festival, it’s essentially Taiwan’s version of the prestigious Academy Awards. It aims to introduce excellent films to the world and also to stimulate the exchange of ideas and inspire creativity.
comparing the TWSBI ECO Golden Horse Film Festival Limited Edition Fountain Pen and TWSBI ECO Fountain Pen White with Rose Gold Trim
Many TWSBI fans will know that the ECO is actually an economical version of the TWSBI Diamond 580 with the same high quality mechanisms. The Golden Horse Film Festival version reserves much of the original look and is also similar when capped and uncapped at 139mm and 131mm respectively. It also features has a:
- Quality Piston Mechanism
- Sleek Transparent Barrel
- Hexagonal Screw-on Cap
At first look, the limited edition fountain pen is dusted in full rose gold, a stark difference to the contrasting white the TWSBI ECO white has. On closer inspection, you’ll find that the cap and trim of the pen features the signature horse logo of the film festival.
The piston mechanism also differs in that the Golden Horse’s version shines with the heavily featured rose gold in the rest of the fountain pen while the ECO White retains the usual black piston mechanism found in other ECO TWSBI fountain pens.
While the TWSBI ECO comes with a total of 5 sizes: Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad and Stub 1.1mm, the Golden Horse fountain pen comes in only 2: Extra Fine and Fine.
The TWSBI ECO Golden Horse Film Festival Limited Edition Fountain Pen is a must-have for every collector. Celebrate the arts with a true master piece in this fountain pen.