I almost bit the bullet a couple of months ago, just before Engeika shut down shop, and ordered the one with the cherry-coloured wooden barrel, but with ten Vanishing Point pens already between myself and my fiancée, and another about a thousand dollars' worth of various other pens on order at the time, it didn't seem wise. In retrospect, maybe I should have ordered it from Engeika while Taizo was prepared to sell it at a good price and ship it to me in Australia.
Yes, we love those pens. Between us, we have three of the raden (with mother-of-pearl inlay) ones, but not in three different designs; we have the one you showed in the photo, and two of the ‘galaxy’ ones (because I was relieved of the first one with a simple, “Look! Shiny!” by my fiancée). I'm not so taken with the other design in which the stripes are longer but spaced further apart.
My most used (although not exactly an EDC) is a matte black one, in which I have installed a black ion-plated replacement nib. She has the metallic purple one with the black nib, and the black ‘carbonesque’, and a number of the more lightweight ones in the Decimo range. I have a couple of the limited edition ones in the classic shape.
I don't think the raden (mother-of-pearl inlay) ones count as maki-e, though, but these two do:
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