Based on 29 reviews
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- Great for a first pen
- Beautiful design
- Large size
- Nice weight
- Good ink flow
This is a nice pen. I like its size (on the larger side). Mine came from England, wrapped in a cheap crappy box you get from a $2 pen. Perhaps, that is the reason for its lower cost compared to much higher US prices. I paid $287 for mine, which is roughly $200 more than other my favorite pen. I don'...
Pelikan M805 Ocean Swirl Special Edition: A Review — The Pen Addict
Whereas last year the retail price for the Pelikan M800 Renaissance was $800.00, this year the M805 Ocean Swirl retails for $650. Actual purchase price varies a bit between retailers
I am struggling to justify its cost over the slightly plainer Guilloche collection which for all intents and purposes shares the same nib. Pelikan M805 Stresemann - I like the color, and the brass (?) filling system. My only reservation here is that it is more of the same considering I already have a M600, but I fully concede that the larger nib and overall size will make for a different writing experience.
Pen Review: Pelikan Souverän M805
The piston-filling mechanism works quite smoothly, and the pen can hold a generous amount of ink inside its rather capacious body. The 805 has silver-plated hardware (as opposed to the 800 series, which has gold-plated fittings), and a semi-transparent barrel. The quality of manufacture is spectacular
A genuine Pelikan at less than half retail price!!
The Pelikan Souveran M805 is a large, luxurious pen. For those not familiar with the brand, Pelikan nibs run a little larger than average, so their fine nib will be broader than other European fine nibs. Pelikan Souverans are among the finest fountain pens in the world, considered on par with Montbl...
Lousy packaging, great pen
As other reviewers have noted, it comes in a small cardboard box mailed in an envelope. The box was mashed up but the pen was perfect. Comparing it to my other Pelikan pens, it appears to be genuine so overall a great pen at a fantastic price.
Great looks, not greatly assembled.
Got the pen at a great price. Just like some others have mentioned, it doesn't come in a big box with the white leatherette pouch; it arrives inside a plastic box in a tiny box which fits the pen just right. The gray stripes match quite well with the black of the rest of the pen and the silver trims...
Pens you tried to love, but.....
Visconti Homo sapiens Bronze Age I really wanted to like this pen, I hated the nib. Dealer was upset with me for returning, “I should not expect a Visconti HS to write like a Pelikan M800” 🤣. Pelikan M805 Stresemann, striped pattern messed up, returned it to the dealer who was very understanding about it. Later purchased M1005 Stresemann and never looked back 😁.
PRICE CANNOT BE BEATEN FOR A PELIKAN 805!
GENUINE ITEM! AMAZING PRICE, for what I consider the most consistently high quality fountain pen for the money. Pelikan, LAMY and Pilot provide amazing fountain pens for the money, but this pen is an extraordinary combination of beauty, nib quality, ink capacity, and prestige. From the Pelikan and c...
18K gold rhodium plated