"If only because I would know of the alternative..." Sorry, don't get your drift!
I like the old teal coloured 78G, and wondered about one of those, but they're getting a bit more expensive, and I'm not so sure about its G+ green replacement. I might have to go for the clear, except I'd like a stub nib and I've only seen the clear in EF, so I'd have to buy two and change the nibs and... It's just neverending!
My Marxton arrived in time for the last post of the year here today. It's not a 'Big' Red, just a Red - must've been half asleep when I was checking it out. Lovely flexy nib again.
Oh, and just accidentally won a Watermans Safety Pen for not a lot... last pen of the year, and hopefully for a while...!