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Pelikan Limited Edition Spirit Of 1838 Fountain Pen

pelikan limited edition spirit of 1838 m1000 fountain pen

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#1 Fritz Schimpf

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 15:12

Pelikan celebrates this years 180th anniversary with a fascinating pen, 

the Pelikan Limited Edition Spirit of 1838 fountain pen. 

 

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Based on the M1000 it features a sterling silver barrel,

 

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an 18-K gold nib with a special engraving

 

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and three little diamonds in the nest on the cap.

 

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This pen is limited to only 180 pieces worlwide and comes with

a price tag of € 3.000.- including the German VAT of 19%. 

 

Have a nice weekend. 

Fritz Schimpf

 

 

 

 



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#2 invisuu

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 17:13

Thanks a lot for sharing!

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 19:02

Lovely collectable pen. Too rich for my blood and only 180 of them.



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Posted 23 March 2018 - 20:27

Ahhh what a lovely pen -- sadly, more than I would ever pay though!


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#5 BillH

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 20:29

Would love to see one in person, though I have to pass on owning one.


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Posted 23 March 2018 - 21:03

Wait three years until the next Depression, I bet you can get it NOS for half price. ;)


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#7 gmathio

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 22:45

Beautiful pen, but so expensive....


Edited by gmathio, 23 March 2018 - 22:46.


#8 Runnin_Ute

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 00:27

Beautiful pen, and will surely hold its value long term given the limited run. But at 3000 Euros, I couldn't even think about it. Even at 10% of that it would be beyond my budget. ($150 USD is my most expensive to date)


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#9 ele

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 00:34

Thanks for sharing!

 

So uninspired and ugly. Especially that nib!



#10 jmccarty3

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 01:03

How very disappointing! I'm glad i decided to invest in the Raden Royal Gold.


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#11 mori45

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 04:17

Thanks for posting that beautiful Mont Blan...I mean Pelikan ; )



#12 Waltz For Zizi

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 08:28

Thanks for posting that beautiful Mont Blan...I mean Pelikan ; )


I see what you did there...

#13 inkstainedruth

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 15:22

I see what you did there...

 

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Well, it can't be a MB LE -- it's relatively tasteful!  ;)  OTOH, it's actually kinda boring looking for something designed commemorate a momentous occasion like that.  

Truthfully, even if I could afford a pen that expensive, I wouldn't get one because that would be way too large and heavy for me (especially if it's sized like an M1000).  

The real question, of course would be "What's the LE ink to go with the pen gonna be?"  Silver grey, maybe?  I'd definitely buy a grey/silver Edelstein ink....  :wub: 

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 15:50

If I buy one do I have to drink Courvoisier and Coke? :yikes:


Edited by kd3, 24 March 2018 - 16:25.

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 18:46

Pretty! But they’ve discontinued all the interesting nibs.

#16 marlinspike

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 23:37

That had me until the diamonds and the price.



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Posted 25 March 2018 - 00:43

It's an absolutely beautiful pen with a stunning price tag.



#18 sargetalon

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 02:24

The best that I've heard it said is, and I'm paraphrasing here, "180 years and this is the best that they could come up with?"


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Posted 25 March 2018 - 02:49

Thanks for sharing!

 

So uninspired and ugly. Especially that nib!

 

Agreed. The three diamonds are the crowning touch.


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#20 invisuu

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 17:08

The best that I've heard it said is, and I'm paraphrasing here, "180 years and this is the best that they could come up with?"

 

Yeah...looks like a free promo pen to me with that writing on the barrel. And such an unsophisticated font...







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