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Size Of Meisterstuck 144, 146, 149 In Pics


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#1 ocedare

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 14:47

Hello,

here are pics to compare the diameter of the Meisterstuck 144, 146, 149, the size of the nib and length.

From left 149 - 146 - 144
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From left 144 - 146 - 149
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From left 149 - 146 - 144 - and Montblanc n°32 ;)
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From the left, 149 - 146 - 144 - n°32 and Generation
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I love them all :wub:

Edited by ocedare, 25 April 2011 - 15:59.

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 14:55

Very beautifully composed pictures, enjoyed them very much!

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 14:56

Very nicely done. Thanks for the comparison. :thumbup:

Suggest to add a 145 (if you have one) and take a top view of the barrel girt and length.

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 15:17

Very nice to see those pens together and so appealingly photographed. Thanks for showing the comparison!

Very nicely done. Thanks for the comparison. :thumbup:

Suggest to add a 145 (if you have one) and take a top view of the barrel girt and length.

There ya go: an excuse to go out and buy a 145! :D
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#5 Brookzy

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 15:29

Beautiful!

I do love how MB keeps the star the same size on all the Meisterstucks.

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#6 revbyrd1

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 15:40

Thank you for the excellent presentation of the Meisterstuck line. It is always so hard for me to think of a size comparison, even though I am well aware of the difference. Your pictures will stay in my mind to help keep things in perspective. You have a lovely collection.
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#7 ocedare

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 16:00

Very nicely done. Thanks for the comparison. :thumbup:

Suggest to add a 145 (if you have one) and take a top view of the barrel girt and length.


I do not have 145, but I made ​​other pictures with the No. 32 and a Generation;)

Thank you all for your compliments

Post edit ;)
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Posted 25 April 2011 - 16:36

Handy set of pics that especially for any new comers amongst us. I never new that the 'snow flake' was the same size on all of them. Live and learn eh.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 08:08

Love the pics! I have to start collecting now! NOW! :notworthy1:
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Posted 26 April 2011 - 12:19

Thanks for the top views. Great photography and the way you had the pens "posed" for the shots. Well done! Love all the pictures.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 19:48

great pics, lovely pens. I didnt realise how big and fat the 149 is against the 146.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 20:19

Thanks ocedare!

Excellent photography, this is just what I've been looking for to see the sizes.

#13 pavoni

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 22:01

Very tastefully done. We can never tire of seeing someone's pride and joy. Thank you for sharing your excellent pictures.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 23:08

You did a great job with these pictures.
Really spot on with the comparasion sizes of these pens.
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Posted 27 April 2011 - 00:01

wonderful pictures, great way to compare them.

anyone have a 142, 145 for comparison to the rest?

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 13:45

Thanks for sharing such wonderful pens,love 146 much!
Enjoy it,in regards.

Edited by NathanLow, 27 April 2011 - 13:47.


#17 ocedare

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 19:28

Thank you very much.
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Posted 30 April 2011 - 02:20

Nice photos. The second one is especially cool! :thumbup:

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Posted 30 April 2011 - 02:29

Beautiful!

I do love how MB keeps the star the same size on all the Meisterstucks.


Agree! Like one of those optical illusions of guessing the size of the triangle inside different sized circles, when measuring proves the triangles are always the same size.
Very fun shots, ocedare!! Nicely done. Thanks!

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 18:35

Very nice, thanks.
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Posted 03 May 2011 - 18:43

Very nicely done - thank you! :)

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 06:59

:yikes: I think I have the exact same die as you. Did yours come in a hinged rectangular wooden box?

 

Back on topic, I gotta say the pens look fabulous.



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Posted 09 May 2013 - 07:11

149 compared to my other users, if I had to choos a favourite I would be very hard pushed.......

 

 

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Edited by Pen Nut, 09 May 2013 - 07:13.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:32

Aren't the 144's and 145 the same size?

 

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 07:32

Aren't the 144's and 145 the same size?

 

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No. The 145 is very slightly bigger and has a screw fit rather than a friction fit cap



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Posted 12 May 2013 - 17:24

There is also a size difference between the 80s and 90s 144s. The 142 (only made in the 50s) was smaller than the 50s 144. The 146 was smaller in the 50s than in the 80s, and the 80s 146s are smaller than the new 146s. The 147 is the same size as a new 146.


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Posted 19 May 2013 - 07:53

My 144 is one of my great favorites. One of the reasons I bought it was the convenient size to carry it in s shirt. Another reason was the 144's  cartridge ability as not only does that make the pen easier to clean, my job entails a lot of writing in a pressure situation out the office and the ability to change a cartridge helps ( and why I carry two pens).



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 14:47

Great pictures! The 149 truly looks monstrous in front of the 144. Why is it that the star on the 149 seems rather small? On mine, it appears to be larger, almost like the 146's. Has the star size changed over time?



#29 jar

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 20:03

wonderful pictures, great way to compare them.

anyone have a 142, 145 for comparison to the rest?

 

A 142 wouldn't fit in that set since it is more like the original 144 than the later 144 shown in the pictures.


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Posted 16 August 2013 - 20:03

Great pictures! The 149 truly looks monstrous in front of the 144. Why is it that the star on the 149 seems rather small? On mine, it appears to be larger, almost like the 146's. Has the star size changed over time?

 

Yes, the stars have gone through many size changes.


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