Monteverde 36 Slot Pen Case Review
Let’s dive right in . . .
- holds 36 pens (18 on each side)
- padded nylon cover with faux leather accents
- velour interior
- stiff partition to keep the pens on either side of the case from rubbing together
- zipper close (single pull)
There are some good things about this case . . .
- padded nylon cover seems durable
- rounded corners help prevent wear and tear
- exterior looks good – nice even, tight stitching, and I like the half-moon “grip” area of the case
- velour interior is super-soft
Before we get to the rest of this review, I should let you know that I received this item from Goulet Pens in exchange for my honest review of it.
There is one ungood (it’s a word, autocorrect!) thing about this Monteverde Pen Case . . .
The elastic seems a bit too loose for slimmer pens, and most better cases have two pieces of elastic holding each pen.
Here are some more pictures . . .
See how the pens above lean against each other? It just took a tiny nudge.
If you think I’m showing off my Lamy collection, you’re right.
At just $40, this case is a good deal. If they exist, I couldn’t find other pen cases that hold as many pens in this same price range. Because of the situation with the elastics, I wouldn’t use this for my best and most expensive pens – call me paranoid – but I would use it for every day pens. In fact, after I took these photos, I loaded it right up with a bunch of my vintage pens and feel that they are well-protected.
Your turn – how do you store your pens? And..uh…exactly how many pens do you have to store? (I should do a nib count here someday!)