Every man should have a couple of pens that don’t come in packs of six. It’s not a good look to pull out a clear plastic Bic to sign important papers.
Fountain pens used to be a mess. Fortunately the new ones with cartridges solve most of that issue. I especially like fountain pens for long sessions of grading papers because they require a fraction of the pressure of a ball point and thus my hands last longer.
This Lamy studio pen has fine nib, and metal body.