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


Registration on the Fountain Pen Network

Dearest Visitor of the little Fountain Pen Nut house on the digital prairie,

Due to the enormous influx of spammers, it is no longer possible to handle valditions in the traditional way. For registrations we therefore kindly and respectfully request you to send an email with your request to our especially created email address. This email address is register at fountainpennetwork dot com. Please include your desired user name, and after validation we will send you a return email containing the validation key, normally wiithin a week.

Thank you very much in advance!
The FPN Admin Team






Photo

Graf Von Faber-Castell Pen Of The Year 2011


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
5 replies to this topic

#1 La Couronne du Comte

La Couronne du Comte

    Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 126 posts
  • Location:Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Flag:

Posted 06 May 2011 - 07:20

Posted Image


Hi All,

We have finally received the Pen of the Year 2011 by Graf von Faber-Castell, a real beauty!

More info on the pen can be found by clicking here!

Best regards,

Dennis van de Graaf

La Couronne du Comte - www.lacouronneducomte.nl
La Couronne du Comte is specialized in selling luxurious, stylish and functional writing instruments, leather ware and accessories. Our main focus is on fountain pens and we sell them of various brands, from small prices to highly exclusive editions.

La Couronne du Comte - www.lacouronneducomte.nl

Sponsored Content

#2 mana

mana

    Collectors Item

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,145 posts
  • Location:Helsinki, Finland
  • Flag:

Posted 06 May 2011 - 07:48

I love that! :thumbup:

"...The platinum-plated end cap protects the twist knob for the filling mechanism. "

Ahemwuzzizzat??? It is a piston filler? Wow... I was already wondering about the blue band... but why of why the ink window is blue? Blue blood in a noble pen (regardless of the actual color inside)? Lots of questions this morning...

Adopt, Don't Shop! Support Your Local Animal Shelters! - Let's make this world a better place together! Because... now is the only thing that is real...

"Indifference towards people and the reality in which they live is actually the one and only cardinal sin in design." - Dieter Rams
 

EDC: Post WWII green binde Pelikan 100N CI 14K B, Blue Marbled M200 F, 400NN Tortoise CI 14K BB. INKED: early 70s LAMY 2000 MK, Parker 51 Aerometric F & M, rOtring Art Pen 1.1 & Woodshed Pen Co. Red swirl 1.1 mm CI, Kaweco V12 14K B and then some... Inks: Pelikan 4001 BB & Turquoise, vintage Parker Quink, Lamy Turquoise, Diamine Eau de Nil, Sailor Souboku etc.


#3 MidnightBlue

MidnightBlue

    Antique

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,154 posts

Posted 09 May 2011 - 01:59

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Thanks.....and a fantastic price too.

Edited by MidnightBlue, 09 May 2011 - 02:00.


#4 MidnightBlue

MidnightBlue

    Antique

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,154 posts

Posted 10 May 2011 - 01:14

Just a bump for others to see the beauty of this. Thanks

#5 MidnightBlue

MidnightBlue

    Antique

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,154 posts

Posted 11 May 2011 - 04:11

So little reaction to this beauty astounds me.............and yet people wax lyrical about the underwhelming 149????????!!!!!!!!!!!can't figure it out!Thanks

#6 JonSzanto

JonSzanto

    You do, indeed, only live once.

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,319 posts

Posted 11 May 2011 - 04:36

I was already wondering about the blue band... but why of why the ink window is blue?

Maybe it is just a window and the pen is loaded with blue ink? Well, I'll never find out for myself, as this is definitely out of my league, price-wise.
"When Men differ in Opinion, both Sides ought equally to have the Advantage of being heard by the Publick; and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."
~ Benjamin Franklin






Sponsored Content




|