Platinum Plaisir


This is my penultimate fountain pen review for the foreseeable future. I’ll still review any new pens I get in the future, but I’m not looking to buy any for a bit as I have more editing than composing this year.

The Platinum Plaisir (JetPens, Goulet, Amazon) is bascially a fancier, nicer-looking version of the Platinum Preppy.



It’s a nice shiny aluminum pen body.



It uses the same cartridges as the Preppy, which I happen to have some of but are very much not standard.





It’s a good pen.



Of a reasonable size and weight.


It writes super nice… but I’m just not sure it’s worth the price difference between it and the Preppy.

The Good

  • Good-looking
  • round grip
  • writes nice.
  • writes FAST

The Bad

  • hard grip
  • proprietary cartridge

Overall grade: A-

I like it. I just don’t think I like it THAT much more than the Preppy. I think if I was going to recommend one I’d pick the less expensive one.