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A Fairly Complete Omas 360 Collection...

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#21 dannyboy

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 02:50

I have but one 360 (the Orange Club edition), but love seeing this amazing collection! Thanks for showing these!



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#22 mongrelnomad

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 16:58

Your topic made me sad. I miss Omas.


Too many pens; too little writing.

#23 arkiemark

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Posted 21 August 2017 - 20:35

OH MY GOODNESS.  Now THAT is a collection!!!  May I ask how long it took you to accumulate them?  

 

And could I request that you post some more pics especially of some of the more obscure 360's (e.g. Prototype Arco with fret banding,  the wood 360's and metal 360's)?  They are too gorgeous not to see more of, especially the nibs and details!  Thank you for sharing such a glorious collection.



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Posted 22 August 2017 - 22:46

 

It is the Titanium Black DLC with RG Trim...  One day, it will cross my path!

 

I have one. It's a keeper.



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Posted 23 August 2017 - 14:26

I have what I am told is a 360 Magnum with YG trim. It sure looks pure black to me. It is my only 360, there are others I would love to have. Maybe one day.

Any ideas what pen mine might be, given your statement that the only true black pen was a special edition?

 

OMAS' black resin looks black for all intents and purposes, though it does have a bluish tint to it.  This is why it is usually referred to as blue/black, though really it is black.

 

It is only when putting the two pens next to each other, and I mean a regular blue/black pen and the Tabellionis Stylus, that you realise that the latter is "blacker", and lacks the bluish tint.

 

But when you are holding a blue/black pen by itself, it most definitely looks black to the eye...


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#26 Alberto

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Posted 23 August 2017 - 14:33

OH MY GOODNESS.  Now THAT is a collection!!!  May I ask how long it took you to accumulate them?  

 

And could I request that you post some more pics especially of some of the more obscure 360's (e.g. Prototype Arco with fret banding,  the wood 360's and metal 360's)?  They are too gorgeous not to see more of, especially the nibs and details!  Thank you for sharing such a glorious collection.

 

I started going for the complete set once I heard that OMAS had ceased to exist, so about a year and a half ago.  I only had a three at that time (Titanium, Ebony and Snakewood), and the rest came afterwards...

 

I will take some more pictures of the other ones you wish to see as I get the chance, but in the mean-time, you can enjoy some OMAS Arco goodness here:

 

OMAS_Arco_1.jpg

 

OMAS_Arco_2.jpg



#27 Alberto

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Posted 23 August 2017 - 14:34

 

I have one. It's a keeper.

 

Lucky man!  If you ever do think of selling it, please let me know... :D



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Posted 24 August 2017 - 05:01

Thank you!  Those are AMAZING!  There are plenty of pictures of the 360 arco on the flat side (which is very nice), but I do like the subtlety of the grains on the angled faces.  

 

Quick question for you- on my 360's, I've noticed that OMAS used two different sizes (circumference) of the ebonite feed.  The later 360's that I have (smokey grey and wild celluloids) have the same feed size as the vintage paragons while the older 360's (titanium and blue royale) feeds are smaller.  Nibs on both are the same size.  Is that the case for yours as well?

 

 

 

I started going for the complete set once I heard that OMAS had ceased to exist, so about a year and a half ago.  I only had a three at that time (Titanium, Ebony and Snakewood), and the rest came afterwards...

 

I will take some more pictures of the other ones you wish to see as I get the chance, but in the mean-time, you can enjoy some OMAS Arco goodness here:

 

OMAS_Arco_1.jpg

 

OMAS_Arco_2.jpg



#29 arkiemark

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Posted 24 August 2017 - 05:03

Richard, any chance you can post pics?  This is the grail of many OMAS fans and it would be great to see more pics of such a unicorn pen!  

 

 

 

I have one. It's a keeper.



#30 mongrelnomad

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Posted 24 August 2017 - 08:30

Richard, any chance you can post pics?  This is the grail of many OMAS fans and it would be great to see more pics of such a unicorn pen!  
 
 


It's a tremendously beautiful pen. I greatly regret not picking one up in Zurich a few years ago. It seemed expensive at the time...
Too many pens; too little writing.

#31 Tinjapan

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Posted 24 August 2017 - 13:23

OMAS' black resin looks black for all intents and purposes, though it does have a bluish tint to it.  This is why it is usually referred to as blue/black, though really it is black.
 
It is only when putting the two pens next to each other, and I mean a regular blue/black pen and the Tabellionis Stylus, that you realise that the latter is "blacker", and lacks the bluish tint.
 
But when you are holding a blue/black pen by itself, it most definitely looks black to the eye...


Ah, thanks. I rather like blue that is so dark it looks black. Will look at it in the sun to see if I can pick up the blue.

#32 benbot517

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 17:06

Wow! That collection is amazing! Thank you for sharing it!

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Posted 29 August 2017 - 20:48

Richard, any chance you can post pics?  This is the grail of many OMAS fans and it would be great to see more pics of such a unicorn pen!  

 

 

 

Sorry for the poor pics, from my iPhone.

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#34 arkiemark

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Posted 29 August 2017 - 22:04

Beautiful! I absolutely love that grey green color against the gold. Class all the way. And that nib- perfection! Thank you for posting pictures.

 
Sorry for the poor pics, from my iPhone.
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Posted 16 September 2017 - 00:26

Wow!

"When I have a little money, I buy books pens; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes."

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 20:47

Are the Arcos rosegold or GF?



#37 Alberto

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Posted 18 September 2017 - 18:46

As far as I know, they are just plated metal...



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Posted 19 September 2017 - 06:36

I'll bet you could buy half of Siberia with those pens!



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Posted 01 June 2018 - 17:32

I hate you!



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Posted 03 June 2018 - 02:23

That is just a beautiful collection. I can't stop looking at them

 

I especially like the arco brown ones.

 

I have but 2, a black one and one that I found at the LA pen show, the FPC aluminum 360. Mine is a prototype, 0000/1008







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