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Your Favorite Lamy Safari Color?


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#1 Garageboy

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 01:09

So - what color Lamy Safari did you HAVE to have?

Before I stopped chasing them, I LOVE the aquamarine color

Also liked Blue and Red (my first), 08 Lime, and Orange too - oddly enough, never liked the "standard colors" that much



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Posted 22 July 2016 - 01:20

Aquamarine, Dark Lilac and also the Matte Black...



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Posted 22 July 2016 - 01:36

Until the Dark Lilac came out I would have picked the red Safari, but it has been deposed!


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Posted 22 July 2016 - 01:52

Favourite colour that I'm still chasing: Aquamarine

Favourite colour that I own: Dark Lilac (in fact is the only Safari I possess :P)



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Posted 22 July 2016 - 03:30

Wanted: Aquamarine

 

Owned: Yellow and Charcoal.


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Posted 22 July 2016 - 05:47

Dark Lilac and Matte Charcoal

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 06:51

Aquamarine, Dark Lilac and also the Matte Black...


Ditto on the Matte black

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 09:18

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 10:19

I like the black, white and the blue version

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 12:52

Yellow. Warm and inviting, matched with blue ink or a dark purple it is fabulous.  I have others but this is what I have longed for.



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Posted 22 July 2016 - 14:45

Charcoal is my favourite and I own couple of these.

Edited by prashant.tikekar, 22 July 2016 - 14:55.


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Posted 22 July 2016 - 17:05

Hi,

 

Pink!

 

My first was gifted to me by two young ladies who think I should 'lighten-up'.

 

Paired with a Turquoise ink, I feel as if I could become airborne. :)

 

Bye,

S1


Edited by Sandy1, 22 July 2016 - 20:36.

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 20:06

I only have one, and that's the Dark Lilac.  HAD to have that one.   B) 

I thought, when I decided to actually break down and get a Safari that I wanted one of the pink ones (I mean pink, not coral) but everyone I saw looked really kinda cheesy.   :(  Happy now that I waited for the Dark Lilac.

If I was to ever get another one, though, I liked the look of the French Blue; and the first one I thought really was attractive was the LE one for the (whatever hundredth) Swedish Anniversary -- the one which was the colors of the Swedish flag; I thought the yellow clip was really sharp against the blue.  But I'm not willing to pay the prices I've seen either of those colors listed at  :angry: -- if I'm going to have to pay that much for a pen, it's NOT going to be for a Safari....

I'd have to see the new LX colors in person before deciding if I liked any of those.

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 22:35

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That's not Kung te cheung, is it? I thought it was darker.

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 07:09

On any pen and anything... Yellow!!

(got Yellow, lime green and green)


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Posted 23 July 2016 - 07:23

Charcoal for me.  

A 2000 in Charcoal Makarolon would be nice too.



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Posted 23 July 2016 - 08:28

That's not Kung te cheung, is it? I thought it was darker.

 

Yes, it is a tad darker than shows in this photo. It's just the sunlight hitting the page...and the exposure.

 

I would always suspect the shade of an ink in a photo where the pen is the focus of attention, as generally the image would be exposed to acheive a good representation of the pen, and not the ink.

 

Having said that, the Kung te-Cheng I have, seems to come out a lot lighter than most reviews I have seen. Maybe my bottle needs a really good shake up?!    :)

 

All the best,

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 08:29

Hi,

 

Pink!

 

My first was gifted to me by two young ladies who think I should 'lighten-up'.

 

Paired with a Turquoise ink, I feel as if I could become airborne. :)

 

Bye,

S1

 

LOL.   :lticaptd:



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Posted 23 July 2016 - 10:22

My wife has a charcoal one, which is OK.

 

I have thought about bright yellow for fun.

 

But then came along dark lilac, and I knew I had to have that. Which I do, now...

 

 

Normally, I am not so much buying pens for looks, but for writing experience first. So I now have that Dark lilac one, and I doubt if I will be buying another Safari soon.

Same, I have the Copper Orange AlStar, happy with it, don't need another one.

 

 

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 06:22

 

Same, I have the Copper Orange AlStar, happy with it, don't need another one.

 

 

D.ick

 

 

badly want the copper orange one...








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