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The Paper Mind

Mitsubishi Bank Paper Notebook - RULED

Mitsubishi Bank Paper Notebook - RULED

Regular price $35.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $35.00 USD
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The launch product. The reason that The Paper Mind is here.

Why it's special: 

  • Mitsubishi Bank Paper for the best fountain pen friendly writing experience (it works great with rollerballs, ballpoints, gel pens, and felt tip pens too!)
  • Ultra flexible stitched binding to maximize comfort
  • Simple design for distraction free writing

After testing dozens of "fountain pen friendly" papers from all over the world we found what we consider to be the very best: Mitsubishi Bank Paper.

See our paper performance test

In designing our Bank Paper Notebook we prioritized writing performance and comfort above all else. This means the best paper and the most flexible and durable binding we could find. 

Detailed specs:

• 192 pages of 87.9 gsm Mitsubishi Bank Paper (acid-free)

• 7mm light gray rule

• Stitched binding with 12 signatures

• Paper cloth cover

• Black woven bookmark

• Gray end papers

• A5 size 148 mm x 210 mm

• Made in Japan

Reviews of our Bank Paper Notebook: 

The Pen Addict 

Gourmet Pens 

Blake's Broadcast

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Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Gregory Nelson

Mitsubishi Bank Paper Notebook - RULED

Craig Schuhmann
Favorite Journal

Love it. So many lovely little features that add up to a great journal. A pleasure to use. I appreciate its durability, lay flat feature, and excellent paper with any writing instrument.

Nigel Murray

Great notebook. It's like the lovechild of a Midori MD and a Leuchtturm.
The paper is fantastic: it's an off-white that's gentle on the eyes but doesn't distort ink colors; it feels substantial to the touch with hint of texture and a scritch-scratch that you feel more than hear when writing; low ghosting, no bleeding, minimal feathering (stub nib with a wet ink and wet pen).

My only complaint is that there's no gridded option. I will definitely be buying more.


Not only is this notebook awesome, shipping is super fast and the packaging incredible.

D Harrison
A thing of beauty

This notebook is one of the small, perfect things. It repays its cost tenfold with the deep satisfaction of a well-conceived, well-made object, beautiful and useful in equal measure.