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A Modern, Cheap School Pen.

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#1 Mike 59

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Posted 21 September 2016 - 08:27

Hi, I bought this in a book shop recently, Sept '16, and it seems to be a fairly good writer for the low cost price of £5.

 It's aimed at the school market, and is all plastic.

 Nib is steel in a medium width, and it takes an international short cartridge, and it's possible to put a spare cartridge in the barrel too.

 It writes fairly smoothly, no 'hard starts' or skipping.

 It was available in black, blue or red.



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#2 SenZen

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Posted 21 September 2016 - 16:27

Interesting!


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#3 Sasha Royale

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Posted 21 September 2016 - 18:31

Very good to know.  I intend to try one.  Thanks.  


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#4 Mike 59

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Posted 22 September 2016 - 11:25

Some extra information about this school pen, it is not the pen that shows up in many websites as the pen with a curl in the top of the cap, although from the images, the nib could be the same design.

 Also the grip section is rubber, so is grippy, and has a triangular shape to give better locations for the fingers.

 The nib and feed do pull straight out, and seem to be made to a high accuracy.

 There are also 5 international cartridges included, with Royal Blue ink inside.


Edited by Mike 59, 22 September 2016 - 11:28.


#5 SenZen

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Posted 23 September 2016 - 19:19

That nib looks just like the one on my Ambition... I did stumble upon the other school pen... That curl looks kinda cool!


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#6 mirosc

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Posted 23 September 2016 - 19:35

Indeed, it's quite popular here in Germany and gives the Safari a run for its money as entry level school pen.


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