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#21 Aysedasi

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 18:43

Very nicely done - thank you! :)

#22 Squeteague

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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.



#23 Pen Nut

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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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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:32

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

 

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#25 Chrissy

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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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#27 Tom Aquinas

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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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Posted 16 August 2013 - 21:00

Incredibly helpful, thank you. Reaffirms my recent 149 acquisition. And great to know I could also play softball with it in case I forget my bat. 



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 21:27

This is great! Thanks for the pictures. It gives me a better idea of what to expect for the future. ;)



#33 Opooh

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 21:59

Very nice!
One more reason to stick with the 149.

#34 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 05:27

Very nice!
One more reason to stick with the 149.

Indeed


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#35 DavidHoward

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 00:40

Awesome post, I just obtained a 144 and wanted to see a side by side with the 146 and 149. Thanks so much!

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 03:00

There is also a Montblanc 142 for complete Meisterstuck set.

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#37 Oranges and Apples

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 04:18

Thanks for the pictures.  And I would have thought the size differences would have been smaller between each size.



#38 Ed333

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 20:21

Awesome post, I just obtained a 144 and wanted to see a side by side with the 146 and 149. Thanks so much!

Same here, I am enjoying my 144.  And now I can see that I do not need (and likely would not use) a 149.  Thank you!



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Posted 26 March 2014 - 19:30

Great shots and comparison, thanks!

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 21:26

Terrific post!  Thank you.






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