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Keeping Uninked Mbs In Your Collection

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#21 888007888



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 06:16

I have about 30 MBs so it would be almost impossible for me to use all of them. Also my interest have changed in the time I have acquired the pens, which reflects the nib sizes that all of them have. I am happy to say because of my changing interests,  I now have a wide variety of nib sizes ranging from EF all the way to 3B, and a couple custom nibs even. But it also means because currently I am learning Chinese calligraphy, many of the very broad nibs aren't as useful. The ONLY pen that has remained sealed is the recent Martele. I just can't get myself to tear open the pouch. One day I would...

I picked up the Martele on release day. Inked it up with MB Shakespeare Velvet Red. Wrote 1 journal entry that night. Placed it in my display case. After 2 months passed, remembered I had it inked. Took it out to flush it clean. Has been in the display case ever since. Basically I bought it and have only used it to write three sentences. I do like looking at it though. It's a very nice design and the contrast against the other MBs in my display is striking. I'll ink it again eventually.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 06:22

If any of y'all are looking to downsize and looking for a new home for that 75th Anniversary Limited Edition 149 you know who to PM!! :D 

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 14:58

If any of y'all are looking to downsize and looking for a new home for that 75th Anniversary Limited Edition 149 you know who to PM!! :D



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 18:02

Why yes, YES I would. I have seen it and admired it. I will officially call first place in line for any sale offerings of that pen. I hope you never are in a position where you have to sell it, but if you want to sell it please look me up. I am already a sucker for 149s and the wider the better!

I am a sucker for all 149s

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 18:12

I have a few WE that I love dearly, and I have used, but ultimately I don't tend to use very often.  It took a lot of work to find them and I enjoy them a lot when I use them.  for that reason, I won't ever sell them.  


In my opinion, once I've put in the work to acquire a rare item I want, I probably won't end up selling it.  I may not use it *often*, but I enjoy it immensely when I *do* use it.


So instead I just bought a bunch of 50 pen storage boxes and leave everything in there.  :)

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