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#121 pjford

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 13:49

We have introduced the Parson's Essential with a solid 18k gold nib (medium non italic) £79.50 plus VAT.



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Posted 30 July 2014 - 22:09

Do I understand correctly that all models are now either standard M 18ct gold nib, OR a choice of steel italic/oblique/stub etc options (Calligraphy nibs)?

 

And would it be possible to buy the M gold nib plus a few additional steel "calligraphy-nibs", as I understand (from your cleaning video) it is very easy to remove the nib and feed and replace them.?

 

 

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Posted 31 July 2014 - 07:24

Do I understand correctly that all models are now either standard M 18ct gold nib, OR a choice of steel italic/oblique/stub etc options (Calligraphy nibs)?

 

And would it be possible to buy the M gold nib plus a few additional steel "calligraphy-nibs", as I understand (from your cleaning video) it is very easy to remove the nib and feed and replace them.?

 

 

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We do not supply just nibs, but nib units. It does not make sense to collect nib units for the pens, £29 is the cost of the basic plated version, lot more for gold.



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Posted 01 August 2014 - 00:22

Peter, I remember once how irritated you were over a cancelled order just a few months back. I told you I would order again when I was financially more able to. I have kept that promise and ordered the P.E. in fine cursive italic. I do apologize for that cancellation but it was best for me at the time. I hope to have redeemed myself and hope to order more in the future.

 

Best Regards,

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 06:35

Peter, I remember once how irritated you were over a cancelled order just a few months back. I told you I would order again when I was financially more able to. I have kept that promise and ordered the P.E. in fine cursive italic. I do apologize for that cancellation but it was best for me at the time. I hope to have redeemed myself and hope to order more in the future.

 

Best Regards,

Eadward

I traced your original order it had already been packed and franked at the time so we had to lose the £10 postage, so no I was not delirious. I am bound to say that the FPN is not really the place for this.



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Posted 01 August 2014 - 16:08

I traced your original order it had already been packed and franked at the time so we had to lose the £10 postage, so no I was not delirious. I am bound to say that the FPN is not really the place for this.

 

I agree. That comment should have been in a PM, and not on a forum. I think you demonstrated grace and congeniality just for allowing the order to be cancelled after applying the postage.


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Posted 02 August 2014 - 07:34

 

I agree. That comment should have been in a PM, and not on a forum. I think you demonstrated grace and congeniality just for allowing the order to be cancelled after applying the postage.

Thank you for your comment, I would not have responded at all to 'fountain pages' but the inference was that we were reluctant to accept a cancellation, which would be far from the truth. Customers online have to feel that a supplier would not prove difficult or unhelpful in such circumstances.



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 09:28

Hi, do you have any plans to introduce gold nibs on anything other than medium?

 

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 09:30

Hi, do you have any plans to introduce gold nibs on anything other than medium?

 

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No plans yet, we have to see how the medium in gold sells.



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 21:50

I would like to see a very dark blue, what I call midnight blue. Just plain lacquered.
 
There are some blue pens, but these are more medium blue ones, like your marbled.
 
 
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Just look at the Parker Centenial Blue Lapis and match it. I like the blue marble I have, but it is too washed out and disappointing..

If I get another, I'll avoid washed out colors. Navy, Burgandy, Dark Green, all solid strong colors that would get me interested agan.