Date Of Lamy Safari
Posted 17 June 2012 - 14:54
I have a Lamy Safari and can't recall when I bought it. Just curious if there is a way to date it?
It is red. The nib is black - the new ones I see in the shops all had bright steel nibs. And the clip on mine is black, whereas the ones I saw yesterday in the store had bright metal clips.
Posted 17 June 2012 - 14:59
Edited by Chi Town, 17 June 2012 - 14:59.
Stipula Yellow Da Vinci Carbon Fiber T, Stipula Model T, Vintage Fountain Pens, Delta Amerigo Vespucci LE F/P, Pelikan Special Edition Sahara F/P, TWSBI Micarta, Danitrio Mikado,Genkai, Nakaya Decapod Cigar, Watley in Woodgrain!, Vintage Fountain Pen's
Marlen Yellow Liberty LE 113/382, Santa Fe Style Custom "51" Made by Ralph Prather
Posted 17 June 2012 - 16:38
Posted 18 June 2012 - 20:20
...Second generation - these appeared sometime in the mid 80's. The "W. Germany" imprint was added to the bottom of the barrel. The inner cap was redesigned (the early material deteriorated quite easily) and the cap nut was changed to a round shape. Other colors were added, including white, red, yellow and blue...
Thanks to this thread. http://www.fountainp...67-lamy-safari/
What a great site this is.