I struggled between buying the clear demonstrator and this pen. From the moment I opened the box and saw it, I knew I made the right choice. The white is awesome, not your ordinary white for sure and the gold trim is beautiful with it. The H-M gild nib is a pleasure to write with. Very smooth and the perfect width for my handwriting. I would say the width is a tiny bit wider than a Japanese fine. I prefer a nib that is just wide enough to show off the color of most inks. The flow is just on the wet side of medium. The appearance and the function of this pen do not disappoint.