Pen? I have my doubts... The Stabilo "Pen" 68 looks and writes suspiciously like a marker. And just what does that number "68" mean, anyway? Does it mean that there is a whole series of Stabilo Pens, from Pen 1 all the way to Pen 67, preceding it, or does it have some dark, occult significance?
|A pair of Stabilo Pen 68's, in green and brown.|
As a marker, the Stabilo Pen 68 is fairly decent, although unremarkable. The colours are bright, the lines are fairly crisp (at least at the time of review, when the
If you're expecting an everyday writing pen, look elsewhere than the Stabilo Pen 68. On the other hand, if you're looking for a simple, inexpensive marker, the "Pen" 68 would not be such a bad choice.
And finally, a note to Stabilo: Your "Pen" 68 is not a pen. It is a marker. I would appreciate it if it was labelled accordingly.
Related reviews: On Fountain Pens, Spiritual Evolution of the Bean.