Jump to content

The Fountain Pen Network uses (functional) cookies. Read the Privacy Policy for more info.  To remove this message, please click here to accept the use of cookies






Photo

Are Im's Practical As General Used Fountain Pens?

im vacumatic fountain pen parker practical question general use

  • Please log in to reply
41 replies to this topic

#41 JorgeLpzLmg

JorgeLpzLmg

    NOS (New Old Stock)

  • Member - Bronze+

  • PipPip
  • 12 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 30 November 2017 - 19:11

Hi!!

 

When I'm at office, I use a pair of desktop fountain pens. A Whal-Eversharp resin body, onyx holder base from the 1940's and a Eversharp ebonite body, marble holder base from the 1930/1940. Both has 14 kt gold medium semiflex nibs and lever filler (fill pens it's for me a sacred moment). Both are very comfortable for longer writing.

 

I bought the first one in e-bay in 2013 for $ 65.00 US Dlls plus shipping to Mexico City. The other one was used by my mother. I alternate use each day both pens. It had been very practical, because I took the pen very easy from the holder, you don't need to remove the cap from the barrel and I never loss the pens in the desk, as happened with BIC pens. Also, desktop fountain pens are decorative items.

 

When I'm out office, I use a Pelikan Souveran M-805. It's medium/large pen, but it attract people attention. I was saving many months in order to get the money to buy it. It's not comfortable to use when in office or for longer writing.

 

Best regards.

 

Jorge.



Sponsored Content

#42 Liuna

Liuna

    Near Mint

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPip
  • 49 posts
  • Location:Budapest, Hungary
  • Flag:

Posted 07 December 2017 - 20:50

I noticed the tops of the caps could differ (similiarly like tassies). So I could guess the simple concave top was the "first" one as it being a feature of the 1960s made 45s?

(While my 1996 made 45 pencil has a circular edge around with no jewel).

I attach two photos.

Attached Images

  • IMG_20171201_124444.jpg
  • IMG_20171201_124427.jpg

Edited by Liuna, 07 December 2017 - 22:13.






Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: im, vacumatic, fountain, pen, parker, practical, question, general, use



Sponsored Content




|