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Brands The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands  

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As any great writer will tell you, his/her pen is a vital tool in the writing process, so that begs the question: which are the best fountain pen brands on the market? This fountain pen brands list is voted on by people who take their pens seriously and can help writers, businesspeople, and shoppers in search of a great gift make the right decision in selecting the best fountain pen companies out there.

As you vote on this best fountain pen company list, think about what you think makes a great pen.  Do you prefer a pen that writes smoothly or one that is as light as air? Is it more important that your nib pen be cost-effective or is money not an issue? Are you looking to impress a client with flair or is the pen's use more about practicality? Should a nib pen company have a vast selection of colorful pens or should a fountain pen manufacturer just focus on the usability aspects of their products? These are all important factors in ensuring that this is the best fountain pen brand list out there. 

Remember, this isn't a list of just good fountain pen brands; it's a list of the top fountain pen companies around. The best fountain pen manufacturers at the top of this list are ones that have mastered the art of making fine writing instruments. So get voting, and make sure this list is truly representative of the top fountain pen brands.
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Pelikan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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254 103
Pilot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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325 147
Montblanc is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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166 58
Sailor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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235 101
Lamy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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211 107
Parker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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172 83
Waterman Pen Company/Sanford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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161 80
Visconti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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107 43
Platinum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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121 57
Faber-Castell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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100 44
TWSBI is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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114 55
Aurora is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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102 46
Montegrappa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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111 57
Sheaffer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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53 16
Nakaya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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79 42
Caran d'Ache is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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89 54
Kaweco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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51 22
Franklin Christoph is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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61 32
Edison Pen Co. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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69 43
OMAS is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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39 17
Conway Stewart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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56 34
Wahl-Eversharp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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58 36
Monteverde is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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73 68
Cross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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43 38
Conklin Pen Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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31 25
Onoto is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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32 38
Diplomat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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50 69
Jinhao is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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19 31
J. Herbin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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32 50
Noodler's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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25 40
Staedtler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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19 33
Hero is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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21 36
Manuscript is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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20 36
Schneider is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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23 42
Baoer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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19 37
OHTO is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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5 16
muji is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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15 33
Diamine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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16 36
Tombow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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16 36
Platignum Pen Co. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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26 52
Zebra Pen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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4 16
Muji is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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20 43
Nemosine is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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18 42
Cult Pens is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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23 51
Porsche Design is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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14 37
Nettuno is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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12 35
Worther Baden Baden is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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13 37
Bulow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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9 33
Estone is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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10 36
Rohrer & Klinger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands