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Cross

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Lovers of pens from all Asian Countries, excluding Japan, such as China, India, Pakistan, Singapore and others, with brands like ASA, Baoer, Brahman, Bulow, Camlin, Cello, Chandan, Deccan, Dolce Vita Naranja, Gama, Guider, Haolilai, Hero, Jinhao, Jumax, Duke, Kaigelu, Laban, Loiminchay, Mentax, Pratap, Ranga, Ratnamson, Regal, Sabena, Serwex, Skyglory, Varuna, Wality, Wing Sung, Winstar and many other Brands, excluding TWSBI, share their interest for these pens here.
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Japan - Asia

Enjoy the wasabi-filled discussions of these pens here, such as Danitrio, Eboya, Hakase, Kawakubo, Masahiro, Nakaya, Namiki, Ohto, Pentel, Pilot, Platinum, Sailor, Stylo-Art, Tombow, Tsuge and many others.
Pens from the Land of the Rising Sun - Sunrise is perfection, and so are the pens from Japan, the land of temples, tea and tao, and of kimono, karate and kabuki. - Moderators: winedoc, stan

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All those other European brands that feed our pen collecting desires that are not covered in the specific Brand or Regional forums, such as (but not exclusively) French, German, Hungarian, Russian, etc., are discussed here.
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