Pelikan is historic. Pelikan fountain pens come in broad ranges, including modes, dimensions, nib sizes, prices, skill level, colors and trims. Pelikan fountain pens are sold in extra fine, fine, medium and broad nibs. Particular models may vary. Pelikan offers fountain pens in both steel and gold nibs. Known for its inks and bottle-fill technology, some Pelikan fountain pens are bottle fill only, other models may accept cartridges too.