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My First Eversharp-Flex?

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#1 perth

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Posted 13 June 2014 - 11:40

Last weekend I happened to find a small vintage pen store. On offer was this Eversharp Skyline, for about $90. I was playing with it until I started wondering whether it's as considered flexible or not? Also, is the price I paid fairly worth it? I've been told that the cap is a little more unusual.image.jpg

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#2 ArtsNibs

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 22:46

I would say its a semi-flex. The price is very fair for a working pen. I love the cap on yours:)
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Posted 16 June 2014 - 11:30

Lovely looking pen and your handwriting is so nice! I cannot imagine what a flex nib feels like. Have a Reform 1745 that is a little springy... and that's about as flexible as I have yet seen, though there is a Symphony on its way to me that may have something interesting up at the business end.



#4 spinningtrees

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 17:40

I've got almost that exact pen, except the band is a bit smaller.  Mine writes with a fair amount of flex as well, though my writing is not as fair as yours!


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#5 perth

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 10:03

I'm new to Eversharps so I don't really know how to value them or have much knowledge at all about their designs. I guess I'll have to read up on them! Thank you for the compliments, too. I'm nowhere near satisfied with my handwriting, though.

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 04:29

I think that can definitely be called at least semi-flex, nice find.



#7 LBpens

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 12:16

It's at least somewhat flexible, but we don't know how hard you wear bearing down to get that degree of line variation. But that's ok because one with too much flex is not so good for a beginner. I think you may have paid about $20 too much, but so what? 


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