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#1 olivier78860

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 13:29

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Comparison with a Montblanc 149 (1)

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Comparison with a Montblanc 149 (2)

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Cap's top, in "negative". Usually a gold background and a black "D"

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The 8 "good luck" cytrins on the clip

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And on the other side, the brand's engraving.

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Where gold dust and an intricate labyrinth of lines meet

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Details of the cap's inside.

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Barrel. A constellation of gold dust immerged in the lacquer

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A closer look at the wavy overlay, with black lacquer fittings

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The barrel's end, with the same "good luck" symbol as on the nib.

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The section in detail. A really magnificent effect.

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The nib. And a nearly perfect one, that is.

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Details of the feed.


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#2 da vinci

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 22:10

A spectacular pen, and interesting review/pics. Thanks for posting :thumbup:

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:25

Wow. Great job at taking the photos. Stunning pen.
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#4 Montblanc owner and lover

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 19:38

looks very very nice but definitely too big for my very small hands
A people can be great withouth a great pen but a people who love great pens is surely a great people too... Pens owned actually: MB 146 EF;Pelikan M200 SE Clear Demonstrator 2012 B;Parker 17 EF;Parker 51 EF;Waterman Expert II M,Waterman Hemisphere M;Waterman Carene F and Stub;Pilot Justus 95 F. Nearly owned: MB 149 B(Circa 2002);Conway Stewart Belliver LE bracket Brown IB.

#5 olivier78860

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 20:29

Thanks for the kind comments ! Actually this pen is big, but well-balanced, so it's not uncomfortable to write with.

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#6 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 21:33

very nice craftsmanship and very nice lacquer on the pen :thumbup: thanks for sharing

Edited by georges zaslavsky, 30 December 2012 - 21:33.

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#7 dragon2java

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 19:05

Beautiful pen, beautiful job photographing it!
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#8 tandaina

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 19:11

That is a HUGE pen!

#9 kauloltran

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 12:51

Is the nib of this pen bigger than that of the XL Orpheo?

#10 olivier78860

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 13:24

If I remember correctly, the nib on the Elysée is a bit bigger than on the Olympio/Orpheo XL.
Since I don't own an Olympio XL, I took a picture with the Elysée next to it. Hope this answers your question.

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