Jump to content

The Fountain Pen Network uses (functional) cookies. Read the FPN Privacy Policy for more info.  To remove this message, please click here to accept the use of cookies

Announcement: New Privacy Policy
Please note that as of today, May 25, 2018, a new Privacy & Cookie Policy is in force, compliant with the GDPR. By continuing to use FPN, you accept this new policy.
You may find the new policy by clicking the button or link at the bottom of each page called "Privacy Policy", or alternatively by clicking below:

New Privacy Policy
***** The FPN Admin Team *****


Picture Review Of My First Poa

poa 2014 steinway

  • Please log in to reply
30 replies to this topic

#1 KJY


    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,365 posts

Posted 19 April 2014 - 21:53

Dear fellow FPN-friends


Back again to show you my Patron of Art pen.

It’s my first one and I want to give you the same feeling that I have got when opening it. So take your time (this topic will be picture heavy) and hope you will enjoy this moment together with me.


When I received the bag I felt that the packaging of this pen is much heavier and bigger than I am used to have.



I received it at my office and wanted to open this in a quiet moment to enjoy and take pictures of it step by step. This is the view of my glimpse at it.




Now the opening of the bag starts. Hey MB changed the colour of the packingpaper (used to be gold and green)



Let’s open it. Oh the wrong side. So you still don’t know which pen I got.



Aah the moment of revealing the name of the POA.




Wow this is the first time I see that even the penbox has been sealed.








After opening the box.



Finally everything unpacked




Let the pictures speak for themself




















This pen reminds me of the Collodi





First impressions of the pen is that has a classique appearance with its pianablack-laque and goldfittings. The section of the pen is not that steep as maybe previous factory pics shows. The grip is ok and I don't feel anything annoying when holding the pen as normal.


So that's it for now. I am not planning to use this one, so no writingsamples with the pen this time.

I think I will keep it to admire it now and then.


Hope you enjoyed watching the pics.

Happy Easter to you!







My preferred supplier (no affiliation just a very happy customer):

Sponsored Content

#2 usk15


    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,315 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 22:12

Congratulation! The pen is very impresive, also great shots!

Happy Easter to you too!

#3 KBeezie


    Gerbil Charmer

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,424 posts
  • Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 22:22

:P It's like watching a strip-tease. 

#4 Chrissy


    Ancient Artifact

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,761 posts
  • Location:England
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 22:38

Very nice. Lucky, lucky you. :notworthy1:


#5 Montblanc owner and lover

Montblanc owner and lover

    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 900 posts
  • Location:Belgium,Charleroi
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 23:04

Nice and you're happy with it what is most important so i'll keep my considerations on the steinway for me ;)

A people can be great withouth a great pen but a people who love great pens is surely a great people too... Pens owned actually: MB 146 EF;Pelikan M200 SE Clear Demonstrator 2012 B;Parker 17 EF;Parker 51 EF;Waterman Expert II M,Waterman Hemisphere M;Waterman Carene F and Stub;Pilot Justus 95 F. Nearly owned: MB 149 B(Circa 2002);Conway Stewart Belliver LE bracket Brown IB.

#6 orfew



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,239 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 23:05

Thanks very much for sharing the un-boxing process. Great photos.

" Gladly would he learn and gladly teach" G. Chaucer

#7 pavoni


    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,490 posts
  • Location:Cheshire, England
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 23:24

Many congratulations on your new pen KJY.  Great choice.  


Thank you for sharing so generously with us.  



#8 Blade Runner

Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 9,162 posts
  • Location:Secret Volcano Lair
  • Flag:

Posted 19 April 2014 - 23:46

Fantastic pen for those who enjoy pens and the piano and two prestigious brands in their respective industries.  Congrats!!


P.S.  I'm not one for buying pens for investment, but if any pen will increase in value, I predict it's this one.

Edited by Blade Runner, 19 April 2014 - 23:47.

#9 Toll



  • FPN Supporter - Platinum

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 501 posts
  • Location:Maryland
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 02:09

I enjoyed this post a lot! Thanks for taking the time to experience the purchase of your new pen. It truly is beautiful.

#10 Eugen-of-Savoy


    Numero Uno is Back !

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,558 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 06:17

Congrats on your nice pen.

#11 rugby66de


    Near Mint

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPip
  • 35 posts
  • Location:Magdeburg
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 07:13

Thanks for this Thread and the famous pictures! I had buy my first POA - Gaius Maecenas - end of February! it' s was also a great experience and a good feeling for me! I understand you very good!
Now I addicted for more and yes, the Steinway - POA is very nice!
Happy Easter!

#12 maxtor71


    Dipped Only

  • Member - Silver

  • Pip
  • 5 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 07:23

Big fan of the Henry E Steinway POA pens. I just got my 888 yesterday - wasn't convinced by the photographs on the web but when I saw and handled it in person, it was a different story.



#13 maksim


    Extremely Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 294 posts
  • Location:New Jersey
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 07:24

congrats on the pen.


I am puzzled by you not wanting to ink it.  What's the point of just looking at it?  You already opened the box, might as well enjoy it.


Kind of like buying a new car at the dealer and towing it to your garage. 


I guess if I wanted to leave a pen uninked... would just go look at them at the Mont Blanc boutique. =)


Hopefully you get some ink in her.  Congrats again.

#14 A1979



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 628 posts
  • Location:Lugano (CH)
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 08:09

Congrats on your beautiful new pen! I just cannot understand the point in buying such an expensive pen and not writing with. It's like having a Porsche lying in your garage. :)

But it's a personal choice, of course.
Happy Eastern!

#15 zaddick


    BROADside Ambassador

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,605 posts
  • Location:SF Bay Area
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 08:16

Enjoy your new pen. I hope it continues to bring you joy, inked or not.

#16 Albinoni


    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 902 posts
  • Location:Perth, Western Australia
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 09:34

Hi KJY what a beautiful pen indeed absolutely gorgeous, is this pen meant to represent something about the arts. Also is it a piston filler. Btw did you have to pay extra for gift wrapping, congratulations and enjoy it. What ink are you planning to use in it.

#17 yamaha_no_46



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 172 posts
  • Location:Istanbul, Turkiye
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 09:42

Congrats! I felt like opening the box myself! A fantastic addition to your collection.


Happy Easter to all friends!

#18 skibunny



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPip
  • 71 posts
  • Location:Malaysia

Posted 20 April 2014 - 10:26

Congratulations! Such a beautiful pen...

#19 rube1



  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 165 posts

Posted 20 April 2014 - 13:45

Thanks for your efforts enabling front row seats for the unveiling!

Enjoy it in good health, it is a beautiful pen!

#20 Pen Nut

Pen Nut

    "You open one safe door and another one closes"

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,547 posts
  • Location:Manchester UK
  • Flag:

Posted 20 April 2014 - 15:26

Great collection of pics which capture the anticipation of what is within. On the pen itself yes I do like the looks of that one although do like to hold etc prior to commiting to buy. Enjoy in good health

Money may not make you happy but I would rather cry in a Rolls-Royce


The true definition of madness - Doing the same thing everyday and expecting different results......

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: poa 2014, steinway

Sponsored Content