These fountain pens are of classical style, elegant design and in good taste. It trains you to write with light pressure and is much less tiring than a ballpoint, rollerball, or pencil. The nib (point) is unlikely to wear out in one person's lifetime. Every part of the fountain pen is fixable. This fountain pen does not require wiping with tissue paper after filling. Although it is more expensive than a regular ballpoint pen, the long usage life makes it a low cost for you.