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Video-Review: Pilot Custom 74 (black)

The Pilot Custom 74 is one of the most well-known fountain pens from Pilots fine writing-range and chances are good you will hear an enthusiast speaking about the pen as being among his faves. Sure thing, this is reason enough for me to make this a must-review item. A word and a blow – here comes the review of the Custom 74. Does it live up to the hype? Check out the video-review below to find out!

The video is, as always, preceded by some quick facts. Again, I hope the review is helpful and that you enjoy watching it!

Quick Facts

  • Pilot Custom 74 (Black)
  • Black semi-transparent resin body
  • Silver-colored accents and trims
  • Cartridge/converter-filler (Pilot proprietary, ships with Con-70 converter)
  • Available 14k gold-nib options: Fine (F), Medium (M) and Broad (B) – may be available in additional nib options from sellers in Japan
  • Price: from 70 – 200 €, heavily depending on your location

Video Review

Picture Gallery

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  1. AAaaaah, great pictures and, as usual, a very thorough review. Thank you!

    • Scrively Scrively

      Thank you, Julie!

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