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Mabie Todd Blackbird (Bb2 4X)

mabie todd blackbird

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#1 Tangster



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Posted 11 January 2014 - 15:56

My first fountain pen review post here on FPN, so I would gladly welcome any feedback and comments.



A note, it's certainly not that blue in real life, it's far more of a grey/steel blue than that vibrant blue.

Edited by Tangster, 11 January 2014 - 15:58.

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#2 SB129


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Posted 13 January 2014 - 04:53

Beautiful pen. Nice review, I actually enjoy the handwriting compared to the usual wall of text. You paid a great price for that thing too

"SB129 knows his (bleep)"
-Gerald Ford, Sept. 1981-

#3 Albinoni


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:38

Love your writing very nice

#4 Korybas


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 13:14

Love the pen, adore the nib! Congratulations, you got a fantastic pen for peanuts!

Thank you for your review!

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#5 rtruslow


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Posted 31 May 2014 - 16:05

Great pen Tangster! Guess we'll all have to get a Blackbird to learn such a wonderfully readable hand.



#6 Inkwisitor


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Posted 31 May 2014 - 18:02

It is great to see a pen brought back into a usable state and Mabie Todd pens are certainly worth seeking out. Good first review!

"The cultured man is the man whose interior consciousness is forever obstinately writing down, in the immaterial diary of his psyche's sense of life, every chance aspect of every new day that he is lucky enough to live to behold!" - John Cowper Powys

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