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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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371 152
Pelikan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

2
271 108
Pilot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

3
340 155
Montblanc is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

4
250 111
Lamy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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176 66
Sailor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

6
227 113
Parker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

7
183 87
Waterman Pen Company/Sanford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

8
114 45
Platinum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

9
169 85
Visconti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

10
130 60
Faber-Castell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

11
124 57
Aurora is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

12
110 48
Montegrappa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

13
105 46
TWSBI is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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117 59
Sheaffer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

15
57 17
Nakaya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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84 44
Caran d'Ache is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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95 57
Kaweco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

18
64 33
Edison Pen Co. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

19
53 23
Franklin Christoph is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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73 45
OMAS is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

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41 19
Conway Stewart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands
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58 39
Monteverde is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

23
56 37
Wahl-Eversharp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

24
80 70
Cross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands

25
45 40
Conklin Pen Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Fountain Pen Brands