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Fountain pen and pen

Posted by R. Berg on October 21, 2003

In Reply to: Fountain pen and pen posted by sphinx on October 21, 2003

: How to differ the two?

A fountain pen has a refillable reservoir that contains liquid ink. At least, that was the classic design; some fountain pens now have cartridges that are replaced when empty. All fountain pens are pens, but not all pens are fountain pens.

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