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Thank You, Ralfstc!

Posted by DebbieOhi , in Illustrated Journal, Inky Milestones 15 March 2017 · 1,208 views

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Thanks SO much to ralfstc, who sent me this pen, which I LOVE: from researching online, I believe it's a Waterman's 352 Stalwart, made in Canada in the 1940's. According to ralfstc, the nib was modified by John Sorowka (Oxonian).
 
Ralf sent me this pen in thanks for a fountain pen drawing I sent him which was in thanks for the sample of Lamy Dark Lilac he sent me. :-)
 
I love fountain pen people!
 
It's my first Waterman and also my first pen with an ink sac - I had to look up online how to use it! Any advice/tips re: maintenance welcome. :-)
 
And again, THANK YOU, RALFSTC! So looking forward to writing with my new pen. I've inked it up with Iroshizuku Kon Peki.






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FlippyThePen
Mar 17 2017 10:12

Nice!  What nib size was it?  Do you think it is suitable for drawing?

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mike.jane
Mar 28 2017 01:42

I love the lighting on this, very 3 dimensional. I'd assume you set it up like this on purpose. Very nice 

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FlippyThePen
Mar 30 2017 12:35

I love how it was set up to make the drawing seem like it was riding the pen like a surfboard.

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DebbieOhi
Jun 22 2017 00:31

FlippyThePen: I'm not sure what size nib it is. I looked at it but couldn't see an "F" or "M" etc.

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DebbieOhi
Jun 22 2017 00:31

Mike.jane: Thank you! And no, I didn't set the lighting on purpose. I suppose I should have!

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