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#1 Runnin_Ute

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 01:33

My newest Estie acquisition arrived today. The blue transitional J, 1555 Gregg nib. Decided to take a family photo. Picked up this ready to use cigar box to to use for pens at a local smoke shop while running errands today. (freebie)

 

The transitional is in need of a sac, and thus far the section has been very stubborn....

 

The photo......

 

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 02:28

The imitation Safari is contaminating your Esterbrooks.


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#3 Runnin_Ute

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 21:37

The imitation Safari is contaminating your Esterbrooks.

Yeah, probably should have had something else there....


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#4 pen2paper

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 00:37

Yeah, probably should have had something else there....

 a row of renew points?

 

... thanks for the PSA  ;-)



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#5 Runnin_Ute

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 03:33

 a row of renew points?

 

... thanks for the PSA  ;-)

Didn't want it empty, and I don't have that many spare nibs....


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Posted 13 February 2017 - 04:06

Didn't want it empty, and I don't have that many spare nibs....

Sorry to urge avoiding that "empty space abhorrence law thing"  ;-) no critique intended. :-) 

Lamy faux or no isn't even quite an apples vs oranges substitute.

Excepting my stickered blue, once the board changes settle, should throw my own on the c board. They should be elsewhere, in use.



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Posted 13 February 2017 - 07:01

The cigar box is a beautiful display box. Well done.


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