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What About Expensive Pens That Look Cheap ?

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#41 wspohn


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Posted 05 February 2015 - 23:04

I also do not like the Yard O Led Victorian and can tolerate the barley, but the best of the lot for me is the simple lined version that was discontinued some time ago.  I recently picked one up in the largest size.



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Posted 05 February 2015 - 23:09

Pilot Prera.


Yet despite that, it provides a writing experience like a much more expensive Pelikan M200.


Don't dis the Prera like that!

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 23:19

I think you need to wait some time. If this m101N ages like the old 101N, it will turn in to something similar to this one:

As an owner of the M101N I don't think it will look like the old one, simply because the red is acrylic and not rubber. On the other hand, even new it looks WAY better in person. John Mottishaw is many amazing things, a product photographer is not one of them. The binde on the pen is much more lively in real life.



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Posted 06 February 2015 - 08:50


It likes a magical work of art. They combine some of the most exotic materials to a wonderful pen and they end up with the most disgusting looking pen. Nicely done! No wonder they only make 1 per year to sell to an unfortunate someone.   

Edited by Downcelot, 06 February 2015 - 12:30.

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 23:00

Wow! That's too much bling on a pen
Vintage: 1910´s Astra Safety Pen. 1920´s Mabie Todd Swan lever filler, Royal Red Hard Rubber, The Eric Pen Woodgrain Ebonite. 1930´s Morrison´s Overlay Filigree, Waterman´s Ideal Thorobred, Conklin Endura. 1940´s Eversharp Skyline, Parker Vacumatic, Aurora 88. 1950´s Conway Stewart 15, Esterbrook J. 1970´s Sheaffer Imperial. 1980´s Cross Century Classic. 1990´s Rotring Newton Lava. Modern: Nakaya Neo Standard, Montblanc Meisterstuck 149, Pelikan Souverän M1000, Omas 360 Vintage, Sailor 1911 Black Luster, Pilot Capless Raden, Pilot Custom 823 FA, Platinum 3776 Maki-e, Namiki Falcon, Lamy 2000, Montegrappa Espressione Duetto, Delta Dolce Vita, Visconti Homo Sapiens Bronze, Stipula Etruria Rainbow, Marlen Aleph, Bexley Poseidon, Franklin-Christoph 02, Namisu Nexus Titanium, Tactile Turn Gist, Karas Kustoms Ink, Twsbi Vac 700, Levenger L-Tech, Filcao Atlantica, Kaweco AC Sport, Lamy Safari. Custom: Scriptorium Pens Idyll, Jonathon Brooks Solar Dust, Newton Pens Eastman, Fisher of Pens Hydra, Romulus Pen Works Snakewood, John Brady Solano, Lyle Ross Pompey, Troy Clark Copper pen, Antiguas Estilográficas Ebonite, Ryan Krusac Legend L14, Aileron pens Tsunami, Edison Pens Collier Amber, Sutra Pens Aquila Octopi, Hooligan Pens Buffalo Celluloid, Yoshi Nakama Snake pen, Kilk Kalem Pandora´s Box, Hakumin Urushi Ao Tamenuri Pearl, Fosfor Pens Islander, Sutra Pen Aquila.

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 23:53


It likes a magical work of art. They combine some of the most exotic materials to a wonderful pen and they end up with the most disgusting looking pen. Nicely done! No wonder they only make 1 per year to sell to an unfortunate someone.   



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