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#1 Soer

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 13:05

Hi Folks,

Which fountain pen you find masculine.

My Visconti HM is very masculine and MB149, and the Pelikan M800 green srtripe.

Are there anymore that you find to be masculine and or feminine pen.

What are yours.

#2 Vshin

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 13:32

Masculine: TWSBI Micarta. They use Micarta for knife handles. And I'm not talking about kitchen knives.

Feminine: Nakaya Desk Pen. Very elegant without looking fancy. I see Audrey Hepburn when I look at this pen.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 14:00

Its not mine and I don't think it looks that good, but it is a Harley Davidson pen, and that is supposed to be quite manly, I think! :hmm1:

Second thought though... who here has seen a Harley rider writing with a fountain pen? :roflmho:


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 14:00

The Parker 45 has been used by United States Marines at war.

The Big Red Parker Duofold Senior. General Douglas MacArthur used one, aboard
the battleship, USS Missouri, to sign the instrument of surrender, ending WWII.
What's more masculine than winning a world war?
(The pen belonged to his wife.)

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and colors, can intermingle without judging. :rolleyes:

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 14:13

Aurora Talentums are probably the most masculine pens I own. Especially the Black/Chrome

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As to feminine probably my Sailor Sapporo Lame Purple/Rhodium (Lame = Sparkly)

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 14:28

My Juliet.

Now I want a Hello Kitty pen.

Real men wear pink kilts and a "Hello Kitty" sporran.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 14:54

It has a very masculine name-- ARNOLD. And yet...
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 14:56

A masculine design that springs to mind is the Lamy 2000 but in general I associate masculinity with big size (that's my wife's fault; she started it). As for the PFM, it would be quite masculine if it weren't on the short side and unfortunately named (don't you think there is a campness about it?).

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:30

I have a Parker 51 that was owned by a gentleman who was young Lt. in the USMC during the Korean War. He carried it throughout his deployment in the cold, very harsh conditions of the Korean winter. That pen was in the Battle of Choisan Reservoir- the original owner was one of the "Frozen Choisan".
In my mind, therefore, that pen, blue Parker 51 is a warrior's pen, cant beat that.
When I was given that pen, all it needed was a sac replacement, and a thorough cleaning and polishing, and I treasure it.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:37

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this:
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:45

My Juliet.

Now I want a Hello Kitty pen.

Real men wear pink kilts and a "Hello Kitty" sporran.



:roflmho:
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:47

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this:
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Of all the words that could be used to describe this monstr...er...pen, masculine would be way down my list. :P
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:53

Its not mine and I don't think it looks that good, but it is a Harley Davidson pen, and that is supposed to be quite manly, I think! :hmm1:

Second thought though... who here has seen a Harley rider writing with a fountain pen? :roflmho:



LOL, Andy - my sister and brother-in-law are Harley enthusiasts and I recently gave her this pen. She loves it and has described it as beautiful. She's particularly feminine and I don't think she sees herself as using a man's pen.

I was given a Parker Lady Insignia 12kt rolled gold pen because it had come with my initials engraved on it. I don't see it as particularly feminine, just smaller than my other pens, and it writes like a dream. Pen owners have gender, not the pens themselves.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:55

Lamy 2000 - and for a particular type of masculine man: the Randian. I can just see Roark or Rearden pulling this out sign a contract.

Along with a M149, just because of the association with successful businessmen.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:09

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this:
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You can't blame THIS on testosterone. Standing too close to the microwave, maybe, but not testosterone . . .
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:12

Pen owners have gender, not the pens themselves.


Really? Lady Sheaffer and Lady Patricia are not really ladies? Ewww... I am not touching them no more.... :sick:
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:16

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this:
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That is not masculine... that is goth... for teenage goth kids... who can't effort them...

Can't believe montegrappa degraded itself to this level...

Edited by andybiotic, 28 April 2012 - 16:54.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:19

The Parker 45 has been used by United States Marines at war.

The Big Red Parker Duofold Senior. General Douglas MacArthur used one, aboard
the battleship, USS Missouri, to sign the instrument of surrender, ending WWII.
What's more masculine than winning a world war?
(The pen belonged to his wife.)

I dream of the day, when fountain pens of all different shapes, sizes, patterns,
and colors, can intermingle without judging. :rolleyes:


:ltcapd: Behind every great man, standeth a woman ready with a fully inked fountain pen eh - anything to end mindlessness!! And amen to the last sentence, wouldn't it just be fountain pen heaven.. :cloud9:

Edited by Bhavna, 28 April 2012 - 16:26.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:22

How about the Conway Stewart Great Exhibition Overlaid Pen! :eureka:

It's certainly a pretty 'Butch' kinda' pen!!! :embarrassed_smile
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:33

I have a Parker 51 that was owned by a gentleman who was young Lt. in the USMC during the Korean War. He carried it throughout his deployment in the cold, very harsh conditions of the Korean winter. That pen was in the Battle of Choisan Reservoir- the original owner was one of the "Frozen Choisan".
In my mind, therefore, that pen, blue Parker 51 is a warrior's pen, cant beat that.
When I was given that pen, all it needed was a sac replacement, and a thorough cleaning and polishing, and I treasure it.

Um...I think we have a winner.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:34

@professionaldilettante: What on earth is that? It looks like a druid's spell casting wand or something. With an attached fountain pen. :mellow:

I tend to think that masculine pens are generally larger, perhaps more monochrome, and without a lot of sweeping curves or frills (not that ladies can't or shouldn't use such pens!) The Noodler's Ahab might fit here.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:42

Freud would say all pens are masculine.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:45

Yeah, Freud would.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:45

any pens that have purple, yellow, pink, and orange as their prime colors.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:06

Personally, I'm a huge fan of my VS bronze homo sapiens and my VS Carbon Dream...

I have a P51 that I need to restore...that's Mad Men era masculinity at its finest, IMO...

Edited by devaldez, 28 April 2012 - 18:07.


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:14

Nakaya Sumi Decapod
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Should be arriving here towards the end of May. Very masculine pen, in my opinion.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:24


I'm surprised no one has mentioned this:
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That is not masculine... that is goth... for teenage goth kids... who can't effort them...

Can't believe montegrappa degraded itself to this level...


Montegrappa? I would have otherwise thought that was a cheap Chinese pen.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:25

Yeah, Freud would.

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What on earth is that?! :yikes:
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:33

That is not masculine... that is goth... for teenage goth kids... who can't effort them...

Can't believe montegrappa degraded itself to this level...

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That pen is probably the reason I would never own a Montegrappa

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 20:04


Yeah, Freud would.

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What on earth is that?! :yikes:


It is the prototype wagner power painter and is used for painting your house. J/K
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