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#21 FarmBoy

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 00:44

You are getting close. Ms Esterbrook LIKED the box.
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#22 AL01

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 03:38

 Doi... I still think the older boxes are better. 


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Posted 22 April 2017 - 03:56

The pen, with the indented section, looks like a kit pen.  I can't imagine using one of those.  It looks like a travesty of a resurrection of a brand.   I waver on whether I will use my Esterbrooks or just keep them as collectibles.  The new ones I wouldn't let on the property.  I did like that Brian and Lisa said it didn't dry out in a week.  That would tend to put it ahead of most of the recently made pens I have used.  However, clumsy posting, section narrower than the barrel, bah, humbug, and the price.  Actually I wouldn't pay that much for any of the pens in the comparison.  I am ashamed to admit I let the Prera on the property, but it was cheap.


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#24 AL01

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 20:37

 I wholeheartedly agree.


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Posted 22 April 2017 - 23:13

If you want to see what I think is an excellent example of "reviving an old, respected fountain pen brand", check this out.

 

https://wahlevershar...ction.php?id=43

 

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I agree, they have done an amazing job. I think the new ones are prettier than the antiques.


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