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#1 Shaporama

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 21:58

I just came home with another Skyline (love these pens). It features a blue derby atop a black cap. The barrel color matches the blue derby. Hardware is all gold plated and the nib looks right for the pen. Does anyone know if this an original motif from the factory or someone's frankenpen? I would have posted a picture but I do not think the colors would render accurately.

Thanks for whatever help you can provide

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 15:23

I just came home with another Skyline (love these pens). It features a blue derby atop a black cap. The barrel color matches the blue derby. Hardware is all gold plated and the nib looks right for the pen. Does anyone know if this an original motif from the factory or someone's frankenpen? I would have posted a picture but I do not think the colors would render accurately.

Thanks for whatever help you can provide



As far as I know, that combination was not produced at the factory.
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#3 Shaporama

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 15:45


I just came home with another Skyline (love these pens). It features a blue derby atop a black cap. The barrel color matches the blue derby. Hardware is all gold plated and the nib looks right for the pen. Does anyone know if this an original motif from the factory or someone's frankenpen? I would have posted a picture but I do not think the colors would render accurately.

Thanks for whatever help you can provide



As far as I know, that combination was not produced at the factory.
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I guess then that it could be considered a "one of a kind" pen! Thanks for the response, I kinda figured that's what you would say.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 03:48

I know I'm always tooting the pencil horn, but Skyline pencils are instructive concerning which skylines were or were not made at the factory. Pencil derbies are extremely difficult to replace, unlike the pen derbies which simply unscrew and can be readily replaced.

I know of no black skyline pencils with blue derbies.