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Danitrio: Cum Laude With A Fine Jowo Nib

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#1 Signum1



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 18:43

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#2 linearM


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Posted 15 August 2013 - 19:29

I have two Danitrio Cum Laudes, the large in brown and the smaller version in blue.  The larger is mine the other I am giving away to a friend.  The thing that I like about the larger one is the size, I've found that with a 1/2"section my hand doesn't feel cramped after a long writing session.  The celluloid in the pens is absolutely beautiful.  The shape and appearance of the two is the same but the one a miniature version. The small Cum Laude is about 5 1/2" long capped and the larger is 5 7/8".  The section on the large has a smooth taper on the small the section is slightly narrower and flares on the nib end.  The larger is the same size as an Edison Collier, which I believe is about the same size as a Mont Blanc 149.  Both Danitrios are wonderful writers.    Thanks for the review, I agree with what you said about the Cum Laude. they are a great pen for the money.

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 20:39

Nice review! I like that the pen doesn't have a section step and the fact that you can swap out the nib if you want is a real plus.

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 13:08

Great review.  Thanks to Kevin I also have two of the large Cum Laudes; one in brown with the straight section and the other in blue-grey with a lip section.  Both #6 nibs have been replaced using the Goulet’s replacement nibs; one is XF and the other 1.5mm.   I may switch the 1.5 to a 1.1 to better fit my needs – that’s one of the perks of these pens; changing the nibs is easy.  I really like the large size; I find it very comfortable to hold.  For the price you get a lot of pen.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 04:33

Thanks for the review, very nice and very easy to read.  I have two cumlaudes in the the blue and tortoise colors, I never knew that the sections were Ebonite, I used to think plastic. BTW the pens are made of Cellulose acetate not the cellulose nitrate which is the camphor smelling celluloid.




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Posted 12 October 2013 - 12:38

I'm wondering if only the Cum Laude comes with the JoWo nib.  http://www.nibs.com/...ntain-pens.html says that their Danitrios come with Bock nibs.  Or did just yours, Signum1, come with the JoWo nib?  Does anyone know?

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 12:55

great pen thanks for sharing :thumbup: :notworthy1:

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