Thursday, December 5, 2013

Hero 359 Fountain Pen

The Hero 359 is a shameless clone of the Lamy Safari. It is nice enough, but it is not as good as the Safari itself:



It can be had for $15.00 on eBay.[1] The Lamy can be had for about $5.00 more. I don't know why anyone would want to buy the copy, unless she/he wants to see how good a cheap Chinese copy of a German classic can be.

I can attest to the fact that it writes well, but my writing or thinking is not improved by it either. Nor can it replace my new favorite pen.



1. Picture thanks to ecclectitbits. For another review, see here.

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