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#1 tdzieman

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 04:59

I was drawn to this material as it looked like amber. It is called Tortoise Lucite.
The pen is 6" capped. 5 1/8" uncapped. It does not post. Barrel is 9/16" just above the section.
The section is concave and 3/8" at the narrowest. The section is just shy of 3/4" (maybe 1/32").

I had also been looking for an eye dropper. I've filled this with Noodler's Eternal Brown.

The nib is 18k, made in Germany.

I've only had the pen for 2 days but I am thrilled. Getting to pick the material, and then watching your pen
being made is special. I hope to do a real review soon, but wanted
to post the pictures. 4 shots: empty; first load of ink; second load of ink; and full.

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#2 WendyNC

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 05:01

What a lovely pen! Congratulations. thumbup.gif
I came here for the pictures and stayed for the conversation.

#3 Glenn-SC

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 07:59

Very nice looking pen!

It is fun to know that there does not exist another pen exactly like yours anywhere.



#4 greencobra

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 10:18

Nice! I didn't realize the material was translucent and you could see the ink chamber, all the better. Congrats on your new pen.
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#5 kiavonne

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 17:17

Very nice! Your pictures give the pen that "warm" look that amber has, and that has always been a draw for me.

I'd been wondering what the eyedropper version filled would look like, and now I know. It is very appealing. Plus, I've my eye on a #76 as well. I like the largeness of the pen and the style. It seems it would be a good match for my Menlo.

I just ordered some pen blanks that really caught my eye (and my pocketbook) that I'm hoping to have Brian create a #76 from, in a beautiful transluscent red and black. I picked up the remaining stock, which was 5 blanks. Maybe I can squeeze a Herald or another Pearl out of it, too. I'm likely to go converter, though.

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#6 FrankB

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Posted 23 June 2009 - 14:06

I also like that warm look you have conveyed so nicely. I was also very curious what an eyedropper version of this model would look like. I am thinking about my next Edison pen, and this one is a contender. If I were to get one, I would have to ask for a straight section, though. The hour glass shape is aesthetically appealing, but much too narrow for me.

#7 alvarez57

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:48

Congratulations on your new pen. It is an eye catcher. How's the nib? Is it made by Bock?

sonia alvarez

 

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#8 ArchiMark

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 02:52

Beautiful pen!

Would be interesting to hear your thoughts about it now since you've had it for several months now....

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