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For discussion on Cross products.
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The ever popular and successful German brand, used by many while still at school. Discuss this favourite here.
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Lovers of pens from all Asian Countries, excluding Japan, such as China, India, Pakistan, Singapore and others, with brands like ASA, Baoer, Brahman, Bulow, Camlin, Cello, Chandan, Deccan, Dolce Vita Naranja, Gama, Guider, Haolilai, Hero, Jinhao, Jumax, Duke, Kaigelu, Laban, Loiminchay, Mentax, Pratap, Ranga, Ratnamson, Regal, Sabena, Serwex, Skyglory, Varuna, Wality, Wing Sung, Winstar and many other Brands, excluding TWSBI, share their interest for these pens here.
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Other Brands - Europe

All those other European brands that feed our pen collecting desires that are not covered in the specific Brand or Regional forums, such as (but not exclusively) French, German, Hungarian, Russian, etc., are discussed here.
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Calligraphy Discussions

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Pointed Pen Calligraphy

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