The LAMY Al-Star is a workhorse pen, known throughout the pen community for its ruggedness, reliability, and no-nonsense functionality. The triangular grip makes it great for those starting out that may not know how to hold a fountain pen, but it's used and loved by fountain pen lovers of all levels of experience. This black Al-Star comes with an interchangeable steel nib, which can be easily swapped out for another size. this fountain pen comes with a blue LAMY ink cartridge so you can get started writing right away. If you'd like to use bottled fountain pen ink, you can also purchase a LAMY Z28 converter.
Note: to ensure quality performance, LAMY tests their pens as a final step in manufacturing. If you happen to see any residual blue ink, rest assured that this is normal.
Diameter (Max) - 128mm (0.5")
Diameter (Grip) - 89mm (0.3")
Length (Body) - 129mm (5.1")
Length (Overall - Closed) - 139mm (5.5")
Length (Overall - Posted) - 167mm (6.7")
Weight (Body) - 12g (0.4oz)
Weight (Cap) - 10g (0.4oz)
Weight (Overall) - 22g (0.8oz)
Max Ink Capacity (Cartridge) - 1.56ml
Max Ink Capacity (Converter) - 1.08ml