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Platinum Nice Pur With A Crisp Italic By Mottishaw

japanese fountain pen crisp italic italic custom grinds platinum

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#1 thiagojp



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 19:01

Platinum un Nice Pur lim edition with a crisp Italic


Hello FPN!

It’s been a while since I wrote a review, but I think this pen demands one. 

I love italics, almost as much as flexible nibs. Therefore I own a bunch of italic nibs in all the spectra of smoothness, but only one customized by a nibmeister ( a B cursive italic by Mike Masuyama I bought from Franklin Christoph, wich is one of my favorite nibs of all time) so I have been looking around for another custom grind. I love my CI but wanted to try a crisp italic, because I prefer as big a contrast between thick/thin lines as possible. 

   Another one of my passions are demonstrator pens. And one more are japanese pens.

    So, when Browsing nibs.com a nice day I found a Platinun nice pur with a nicely discounted price I jumped on it, and ordered a extra broad ( C nib )with a crisp italic grind and an inkflow of about 7/10.

After a very brief waiting time for the grind the pen was shipped. Then came nearly a month at customs and 60% in taxes ( gotta love brazillian customs)... and it finally arrived at my hands.

Nice box but nothing fancy.



Then the pen... it looks like a beautiful demonstrator with silver details. Nice, but not spectacular. But as soon as I picked it up I fell in love with it. It has a kind of satiny texture thats feels gorgeous in hand.


This pen is a delight to hold.

And the writing experience... WOW, it is better than I thought.

It is a really crisp italic but still smooth enough to write cursive, with an awesome line variation. And to my surprise, the reverse side is a juicy stub!!!! How cool is that???








So, to sum it up:


Beautiful demonstrator with rhodium trims

Delicious texture



My highest praise to Platinum for making this pen and the nice folk at nibs.com for the great costumer service and outstanding work.



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#2 almoore


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 19:46

Congratulations that's a lovely pen and a great review and photographs.


I'm just waiting to see if Santa brings me a 3776 Bourgogne.



#3 ItsMeDave



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 20:13

Sweet. You've got good taste. :) 

I've got the same pen with a stub nib - from John.

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