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Are Twsbis Cheaper In Taiwan Than In Europe Or U.s.?

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#1 Antenociticus

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 01:53

I have a friend who goes there a lot, hence the question.



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Posted 04 November 2018 - 08:05

Saw a seller on eBay that has overall lower prices: it's the postage that kills it for me

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 08:25

Its generally cheaper in Taiwan but not by much a 580 is about 50 bucks and in the US its about 55 and maybe tax. You can check prices at the site below. Its a pretty cool and reputable shop in Taipei. Hope that helps.

https://www.tylee.tw...earch=Twsbi 580

#4 Antenociticus

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 14:54

Its generally cheaper in Taiwan but not by much a 580 is about 50 bucks and in the US its about 55 and maybe tax. You can check prices at the site below. Its a pretty cool and reputable shop in Taipei. Hope that helps.

https://www.tylee.tw...earch=Twsbi 580

 

Thanks!

 

On that site, TWSBIs are around 20% cheaper than they are at my local pen shop in Berlin, while Opus 88 pens are around 10% cheaper.

 

As you say, cheaper but not by that much.



#5 Captspiff

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 15:18

They do sometimes have a sale and the prices get better. Asian inks on the other hand there is a larger % off difference. But I think in the US the inks generally are more expensive. I usually can get inks shipped from Germany for less to me for way leas, kind of strange.





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