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Is This A Valid Mb Pen? With Converter?

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#1 Lamyrada

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 16:35

I found this beautiful photo... but, is it a true MB? D8017E3E-4C28-427A-B093-9D30AA0D92DD.jpeg 9474501C-C674-44E3-8188-126CE50A1523.jpeg .

NOTE: May not upload because I am using a tablet to do this for the 1rst time.

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#2 Dolganoff

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 18:52

Looks like one of the 22xP from the 70's, the "P" were cartridge pens.

Hooded nibs are the best


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 19:23

I thought there were no MB’s for carts, which is why I’m looking for one... I thought the Boheme was a good choice but 5hen saw this; but being easily faked ( some of them) for the novice, I’m afraid to buy a MB. Want to try it’s nibs with an inexpensive one first. Looking forward for Additional Information that can help me form a decision . Thanks. This is for someone that wishes to have a MB at medical fair price.

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 19:39

I've never heard of faked semi-hooded 200-series, these just aren't popular and iconic enough I guess...

Hooded nibs are the best


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 19:39

I thought there were no MB’s for carts, which is why I’m looking for one... I thought the Boheme was a good choice but 5hen saw this; but being easily faked ( some of them) for the novice, I’m afraid to buy a MB. Want to try it’s nibs with an inexpensive one first. Looking forward for Additional Information that can help me form a decision . Thanks. This is for someone that wishes to have a MB at medical fair price.

 

144

Chopin

Mozart

 

use convertor/cartridge

 

a few others I'm sure



#6 Lamyrada

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 20:16

144
Chopin
Mozart
 
use convertor/cartridge
 
a few others I'm sure


Good to know... many thanks.

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 20:17

I've never heard of faked semi-hooded 200-series, these just aren't popular and iconic enough I guess...


I don’t mean this one, but the piston fillers... so that’s why we are looking for a cartridge/converter style.

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 21:24

The pictured pen definitely is a real Montblanc. Sold quite a lot of these.  :)


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 22:53

I have also been eyeing the Boheme and the Traveler Do they accept standard cartridges? Noticed that the boheme comes both in rhodium or gold, and it seems rhodium is not so available... but I dont like the clip detail (jewel) , love the retracting nib. The choice for this friend is beween these two. What to look for?

Edited by Lamyrada, 12 November 2018 - 22:57.


#10 Kalessin

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Posted 14 November 2018 - 16:01

Before 1990, Montblanc was not exclusively a luxury pen company.  They offered student-grade pens in the Monte Rosa brand and Carrera model (the Carrera takes cartridges). They also had what might be called office-grade model lines, and when cartridges became popular during the 1960s and 1970s, they had both cartridge and piston-fill available.  Cartridge models in their office-grade line of that era  include 221P, 310S, VIP, Noblesse, Slimline (also marketed as S-Line), and then into the 1980s with the Noblesse Oblige and Generations models.  Many of these models show up on eBay.  

 

Lucky for fans of the brand, the Montblanc product designers originally chose to use what is now called the Standard International cartridge, because in more recent times, I suspect the company would consider a Montblanc-only cartridge to be to their advantage.

 

If you go to the photo dump (warning: many large images) at the following link and scroll down about halfway through the long webpage, you will find some Montblanc catalogs that show the 1970s pens that I'm talking about.  

 

http://pensninks1.rs...528/all_p4.html


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Posted 26 November 2018 - 20:50

I had one of those, an inexpensive plastic cartridge pen, which was given to me by a German to get me hooked — I think it had a yellow body. Loved that pen, very unhappy when it was stolen. If you still have any NOS or “like new” versions I’d be seriously tempted. I don't know if it was office line or student, but he claimed it cost 7 marks. I think that was around $22.

 

PS> Still no idea what brand of nib is in my photo.


Edited by allpardave, 26 November 2018 - 20:50.


#12 Kalessin

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 19:17

I don't have a Carrera, but they do show up on eBay a lot (though at prices a bit high for a student-grade pen).

 

The logo on the nib in your picture looks familiar, but I haven't quite gotten it yet.  I don't think it's Scripto or Speedball.


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