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Pelikan 400 Gray Or Green Striped

400 gray green color change

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#1 jungkind



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Posted 06 October 2018 - 02:12

Early Pelikan 400 with a strange color change










Any explanation for this type of color change?


The stripes are uniformly gray on the barrel, where it was not covered by the cap and green where they are covered by the cap.

Edited by jungkind, 06 October 2018 - 02:14.

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#2 sirgilbert357



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Posted 06 October 2018 - 02:41

Probably sunlight exposure.

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Posted 06 October 2018 - 11:08

Probably sunlight exposure.

I agree. It is not uncommon for the green striated Pelikan.

#4 DougS


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Posted 07 October 2018 - 02:51

Yep, UV fade. Seen a few just like it. Now only if we could expose the area protected by the cap to match ...

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