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#691 christof

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 09:50

Because this pen got a lot of Attention here, I did some additional Pictures:
 
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#692 Xof72000

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 10:05

... simulate indifference ...  :glare:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#693 Christina

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 14:44

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It's so beautiful!


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Posted 23 February 2015 - 18:23

Totally serious question,

 

How would one go about finding one of these? And how much would one need to part with? I keep looking at this beauty with my mouth open.



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Posted 23 February 2015 - 19:51

Honestly, I never thought that I ever would own one of these. I got the pen from a collector friend due to a generous change trade. Thank you A.
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Posted 23 February 2015 - 20:12

Ah, what can I say!

 

:notworthy1:  :notworthy1:  :notworthy1:  :notworthy1:  :notworthy1:  :notworthy1:

 

christof, you have many magnificent pens – thanks so much for sharing them with us!


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Posted 23 February 2015 - 23:41

Christof, that's some pretty hardcore stuff you are posting.  Just gorgeous!


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Posted 26 February 2015 - 18:07

Does Christof own any black pens?   :lol:

 

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Posted 26 February 2015 - 18:50

Oh yes he does!!!  ;)   I believe some very nice Pelikans 100, 100N 400's and  at least a superb chased Montblanc 124 and a Montblanc 138!!! Some serious stuff in a great collection!!


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#700 christof

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 07:58

Does Christof own any black pens?   :lol:

 

Fred

 

Fred, actually I LOVE black pens! It took me quite a while to get all the black Pelikans:

 

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 08:09

:applause:


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Posted 27 February 2015 - 21:30

About the black pelikans is the green part only the ink window? It looks interesting as I assume the other parts are opaque? 

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#703 clear1

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Posted 03 March 2015 - 14:22

Your pens are awesome, and the pictures, too!

May I ask for advice how to take such wonderful pictures? :)



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Posted 03 March 2015 - 15:15

Your pens are awesome, and the pictures, too!

May I ask for advice how to take such wonderful pictures? :)

 

Yes, no Problem. I wrote about my photo set up som time ago. Have a look at here: 

 

http://www.fountainp...tofs/?p=2753958

 

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 09:28

Thank you!! :)

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 17:01

As you know, am I in love currently - in Matador love! From a friend I got a very generous gift. It's this Turbo Matador 921. It came without nib to me and it took me some time to find a matching one. But here we go:
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The Turbo Matador is a push knob filler with some additional mechanics at the back. The pushknob is activated by turning the knurled hardrubber knob.

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Turbo Matadors had to compete with Montblancs "Stossfüller" and Goldfinks "Wunderfüller". That's why they needed a mechanism which is different at all and advanced to the common push knob fillers.


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Nice pen, what do you think?
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Posted 04 March 2015 - 17:11

Funny filling system !  :thumbup:



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Posted 04 March 2015 - 17:19

Interesting! Thanks for the breakdown.

 

With all these Matadors you've been getting, I think you're going to need one of these soon:

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 18:32

Great pen. I have a Matador with the same filling system since 3 years ago and never got around to repair it, This will be a great help!!


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Posted 04 March 2015 - 19:53

Christof,

 

After seeing your illustration showing how it works, many of us will probably start paying attention Matador pens!

 

** You just sold me on it! LOL~


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Posted 05 March 2015 - 15:32

Last week was a good week!
 
I was able to ad two nice pens to my Lamy collection. The first is a Lamy Persona, designed by Mario Bellini and made in 1990. This is the variant with makrolon Barrel and Palladium cap which I prefer most because of the light weight of the pen. The other three variants are entire made of metal and are quite heavy pens.
 
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I already had a second one in matte black.

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Now they are a cute couple.
 
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So this one will stay in use for a while I think...
 
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The second one is a Lamy 99S Desk pen, or "Schreibtischgarnitur" called in German. The pen is mint, unused and boxed with papers!
I have never seen another one, so I think this is a quite uncommon and rare pen.
 
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Posted 05 March 2015 - 16:47

Wow! Had never seen the Persona with the makrolon barrel.

 

The Persona is a really nice pen, IMO. I have a titanium rollerball version that was given to me as a gift in the late '90s, and of late have keeping my eyes open for a FP, which I hope to find one day.

 

It's one of the few self-consciously postmodern designs in fountain pens that I really like.


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Posted 05 March 2015 - 16:54

I love the look of vintage Lamy pens :) 

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Posted 05 March 2015 - 17:09

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It's one of the few self-consciously postmodern designs in fountain pens that I really like.

I also like the Omas Tokyo by Ettore Sottsass!
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Posted 05 March 2015 - 18:58

Dear Christof,

 

Those pictures!!! They are ready to be published in a magazine. Not only the quality, but the layout as well. What a talent. Absolutely gorgeous! I always just sit and stare ...

 

And the 99S with an original box? I know there was one, but never seen it. Thank you ... J

 

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Posted 05 March 2015 - 23:04

Wow, yesterday, I spent hours reading your posts here, and another hours writing with the Gold Seal from you. :)

 

Thank you for sharing!