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#1 maximme

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 09:40

wondering if there is any Chinese pen that are retractable
or capless or vanishing point.

the common phrase for such. :)



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#2 Lord Epic

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 10:05

Yes, but it's not cheap.

 

 

http://www.ebay.com....tm/201654471033

 

 

Here you go. You're welcome.

 

 

 

~Epic


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#3 Seele

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 11:30

Taobao has vendors offering these Dagong 56 pens as well:

 

Here

 

Here

 

Here


No, I am not going to list my pens here.

#4 visvamitra

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Posted 28 September 2016 - 19:39

ANyone tried one of them?



#5 alfredop

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Posted 28 September 2016 - 20:07

I have one, and there should be an old topic here on FPN, unfortunately I never inked it (maybe it's the time to do it), so as I cannot comment. Anyway from a dry run I think to remember that the nib was not very smooth. I should have paid something like 5E. in a flea market here in Napoli where there is a large Chinese community.

Alfredo
Edited:
Here there is my old topic (note that in the mean time I changed my nickname):

http://www.fountainp...h=1#entry915282

Edited by alfredop, 28 September 2016 - 20:12.


#6 maximme

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Posted 29 September 2016 - 09:57

thanks for the replies,
those China retractable truly look hideous.

I saw the Lamy Dialog 3 and was wondering if there is something
equally as nice....

#7 ToyFPN

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 12:26

just investigated this subject.

for the collectors:

the same ebay seller has these relisted.

https://www.ebay.com...RE/202650486643

1st taobao link is still current too.

for ppl looking for a cheaper pilot vanishing point:

there are brand new pilots on ebay for the same price as the chinese knockoff so fuggedaboutit!







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