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Esterbrook Bell Systems Property LJ


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#1 MsLoathsome

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 15:38

This is my first pen review! Also, here's a link to a thread about these quirky pens. Sorry, my camera was broken so I had to scan the pen.

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Edited by MsLoathsome, 25 April 2009 - 18:37.

I subscribe to The Rule of 10 (pens, that is)
1) Parker Sonnet 1st gen 2) Pelikan 200 yellow 3) Parker 51 vac 4) Esterbrook trans J 5) Esterbrook LJ "Bell System Property" 6) Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant fern green 7) Waterman 52.5V 8) Parker 75 cisele 9) open 10) open (I'm hankering for a Doric)


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Posted 25 April 2009 - 16:58

Extensive handwritten review--thanks for posting! You have very nice penmanship.

Unfortunately, at 1280x1024 resolution and above, the text size is rather hard to read. Would you be able to size the images wider, at least somewhere between 500px and 800px? It'll put your handwriting in more legible view and show off that wonderful PR Copper Burst. smile.gif

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#3 MsLoathsome

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 18:38

Thanks for the suggestion, MYU. In my effort to comply with the attachment size limitations, I erred on the side of too small. I just made them bigger.
I subscribe to The Rule of 10 (pens, that is)
1) Parker Sonnet 1st gen 2) Pelikan 200 yellow 3) Parker 51 vac 4) Esterbrook trans J 5) Esterbrook LJ "Bell System Property" 6) Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant fern green 7) Waterman 52.5V 8) Parker 75 cisele 9) open 10) open (I'm hankering for a Doric)


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Posted 25 April 2009 - 22:16

Great job on your first review, Ms Loathsome! Now you've got me looking for one to add to my tiny Estie collection. (Can you really call 2 pens and 4 nibs a collection?) Of course, like any good Esterbrook fan, I planned to get a Bell Systems pen one day anyhow, but this review really reminded me how cool they are.

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 22:55

Nice review of a nice find.

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