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#21 jorgerp1

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 11:07

THIS is the collection, wonderful :notworthy1:



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Posted 15 February 2012 - 19:01

Snorkels are my biggest pen passion too. I currently have PFM number 23 and 24 on their way to me now. One more and I will have all 25 base models.

PFM ha ?

Those are amazing pens, had 2 in the past.
I really should get another one!


Amir,

Is there any reason why your collection focuses on the thin models only?

Yes few reasons

I actually love its simplicity, pen was made at a time that it was supposed to be Sheaffer's best seller and fight the new trend of the BP.
Was made in endless colours and models.
Pen is easy to find and in most cases is very affordable.
Pen has the most complex filling system ever made but is very reliable.




Where did you come by your tougher colurs such as periwinkle? Don't think I've ever seen one on Ebay.

#23 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 06:51

stunning collection amir :thumbup: congrats
Pens are like watches , once you start a collection, you can hardly go back. And pens like all fine luxury items do improve with time
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#24 goodguy

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 22:54

Where did you come by your tougher colurs such as periwinkle? Don't think I've ever seen one on Ebay.

Honestly I cant remember anymore.
In the last 6-7 years I have hundreds of pens coming and going from under my fingers and my memory was never something to be proud of :)

stunning collection amir :thumbup: congrats

Thanks buddy.
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#25 Garageboy

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 15:49

There seem to be so many made in such a short period (less than 10 years)
High number of surviving pens too

#26 bhbarto

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 19:37

That is an awesome Snorkel collection. I got my first one when I was six years old (still have it!!!) and I have been awed by them for 45 years. I try to keep one in my rotation at all times.

Pens Currently in Rotation:

Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant (F) - Private Reserve American Blue

Pilot VP (M) - Lamy Copper Orange


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Posted 01 March 2012 - 16:32

Very impressive...I too enjoy my snorkels. Leave it to Sheaffer to come up with something that is so awesome.

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Lapisha (William) :)

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 13:10

There seem to be so many made in such a short period (less than 10 years)
High number of surviving pens too

Indeed many were made.
This is a part of the charm of this pen, while its filling mechanism is complex this pen is very strong and reliable and the fact so many are still out there proves this.

Very impressive...I too enjoy my snorkels. Leave it to Sheaffer to come up with something that is so awesome.

Regards
Lapisha (William) :)

Wish Sheaffer would have something this fantastic and inovative today :crybaby:
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