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#211 KAC



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Posted 01 September 2014 - 04:14

Nicholas Elliot, famous MI-6 spy and Kim Philby's foil, wrote with a MB (source: Ben Macintyre's recent history, "A Spy Among Friends"). He rolled the pen between his fingers or on a hard surface as a distraction and to cover his own nervousness during the confrontation with Philby in Beirut.

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    Must not purchase more ink.

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 11:22


In addition to the Lamy and the TWSBIs mentioned earlier, I have also seen him use a Pilot Custom 823. In this video you can see it close at 0:31 and refilling at 0:51. Pretty sure he was using the same  when I went to have my copy signed in NYC.



And what looks like a pre 2010 bottle of Montblanc Bordeaux, maybe Sepia.

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