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Poll: Favourite Italian modern brand (25 member(s) have cast votes)

Favourite big Italian brand. (modern)

  1. OMAS (8 votes [32.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 32.00%

  2. Visconti (6 votes [24.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.00%

  3. Montegrappa (3 votes [12.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.00%

  4. Stipula (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. Tibaldi (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. aurora (8 votes [32.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 32.00%

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#1 AD43

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 06:15

Sorry if I have not added yours


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#2 Uncial

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 10:38

No Pelikan, no Montblanc, no Pilot, no Sailor?

 

Mine is probably Omas for the nibs, but I'm conscious that I probably own more Montblanc's than anything else (which is a terrifying admission in a way)

 

 

Oops, just noticed what forum this was in  :blush:


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 11:40

Most any of them with the exception of Stipula and Visconti.  So far I've never found anything from either of them I want.


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#4 FriendAmos

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 13:07

Since OMAS is superior to all other pens, please modify the survey to allow each OMAS owner to vote 10 times.   Thank you.



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Posted 22 April 2017 - 10:44

Could Aurora give Omas a run for its money or fill the gap left by them? They are certainly written of on this forum highly, although I suspect personally the nibs wouldn't suit me I do love the look of them.


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#6 FriendAmos

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 19:45

Could Aurora give Omas a run for its money or fill the gap left by them? They are certainly written of on this forum highly, although I suspect personally the nibs wouldn't suit me I do love the look of them.

 

It would be nice to see a 5.5" Super-Optima.  (The 88 style doesn't quite do it for a big pen.)   Oh, and perhaps with a more user-friendly nib.



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Posted 23 April 2017 - 00:07

I feel optimal are way too light and way too sparkling.
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Posted 23 April 2017 - 00:07

Optimas
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Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:27

I own at least two of each of these brands. Choosing which was a favorite is a bit like asking which of your children you love the most. I love them all (more or less) equally. Having said that, I voted for Visconti because OMAS and Tibaldi (from the 90s) are no more, and I lament that. Auroras and Motegrappa are always solid and beautiful pens. Every brand is a winner.

 

Pelikans are nice too, but that is a different thread...



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Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:30

No Delta????

No Aurora???

I have never tried one of the others, but I love my Deltas.

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:30

Visconti

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 21:59

Omas (RIP), followed by Aurora. On the Italian side, of course. Many other favourites, from many other locales.


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