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My Bespoke Adventure, Or How To Write With A Spade

montblanc calligraphy 149 meisterstuck bespoke review

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#41 pen2paper

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 03:09

Great experience to share!  

 

You could have endlessly chased pens, nibs that were ok, but you had exactly the attention necessary to match what works best for your writing ability. 

Definite win/win since a business couldn't pay any amount for such a glowing report, with colorful evidence.

 

Thanks!



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#42 Newjelan

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 05:56

Great story, stunning nib (I want one!) and beautiful penmanship. I am so jealous.

#43 oPENbooks

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 22:35

What a great story and what an extraordinary pen!

 

There are very few people who could actually use that calligraphy nib, so the tool is in the right hands.

 

Tony



#44 jagwap

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 04:30

Nice.

A question: when ordering more than one nib, does the price double, or is part of the cost the testing? The cost is high, but if it was significantly less for additional nibs, it may be more tempting. Like getting a last made for handmade shoes...

#45 gerigo

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 06:37

I am sorry but I have to tell you I don't remember. The added complexity was that it was done in a city that I was not as familiar with, and so the currency conversion was a bit of a blur.

 

Because Axel himself was helping me, I don't think he charged me the testing fee. So I only paid for the pens and the price of the custom nibs, which in itself was already super high for me.

 

But it was totally worth it at the end because the results are nibs that are unique and fit me to a T. Axel told me from this point on, I just have to directly communicate with him and he will be able to make any nib I want that's in his catalog of custom nibs.

 

Nice.

A question: when ordering more than one nib, does the price double, or is part of the cost the testing? The cost is high, but if it was significantly less for additional nibs, it may be more tempting. Like getting a last made for handmade shoes...



#46 zaddick

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 06:41

Add 10% to my jealousy level. :)

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 07:21

Proof that time is relative.
 
20 minutes with a screaming infant seems like eternity.
20 years will scream by in an instant.


True, my experience exactly.

#48 gerigo

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 07:29

fpupulin,

Wow from the great man himself. At least I think you're a man, and much apologies if you're not. I have always admired your amazing hand and calligraphic work from afar. Thanks for the very kind words.

 

 

gerigo: this is probably the most outstanding nib I have ever seen! And your calligraphic skills well deserve it. It is fantastic to think that such a gorgeous nib has found such an extraordinary hand to work with. Great, great, great!







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