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#1 ruthE

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 19:48

My husband just gave me A Campo Marzio pen that he had received as a gift from a client about 8 years ago. I love the pen, but it didn't come with a converter, and the cartridges (only 6) that it came with are much smaller than any I'm familiar with. Would anyone know where I can find compatible cartridges or, preferably, a converter for this pen in the USA?



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#2 Honeybadgers

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 21:12

gimme some pictures. the smallest mouth I know of in the FP world is the standard international. Some are tighter than others though. the Diplomat SI converter is suitable for the smaller ones.


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#3 ruthE

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 23:14

Thanks for the reply. I don't know how to post a picture, but I'm going to try the standard international cartridges. In pictures, they a least look like the cartridges I have.



#4 sandy101

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 23:25

John Lewis (in the UK) was selling CM pens a couple of years ago. They were international standard. So, try that to start with.



#5 jekostas

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 05:01

Campo Marzio pens use international standard converters.  A Schmidt K5 will work just fine.



#6 archaon593

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 14:17

Hi, I have several, or at least a couple for sure.

Standard international cartridges and converters work just fine.

 

Picture?

They have several different (families of) models, some very interesting.



#7 inkstainedruth

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 16:33

That's interesting.  I didn't know Campo Marzio made pens.  I have a partial bottle of ink someone gave me which the first burgundy/dark red ink I actually found I liked the color of.  (My friend got it from someone she knew slightly who was cleaning out his garage and snagged it for me).

Yes, pix would be good, but I think the OP has to have a certain number of posts before being able to post photos.  (When you get to that level -- and that info is I think available in the Members Helping Members Forum -- upload your photos to your computer, and then click on the "Upload" button at the top of the page, then follow the instructions there; you may have to crop or otherwise resize the image to make it fit the required perameters, which IIRC is 1 mb in total size per image).  It's actually pretty easy to do with the Upload feature (trust me -- I'm not the most tech-savvy person out there and *I* can do it -- or at least I could until iPhoto decided to go all wonky on my laptop the week before Christmas  :angry:).  And the advantages to doing it that way  are (1) that there isn't a limit on how many images you can upload to FPN; and (2) that an offsite storage site such as Photobucket can't suddenly hijack your images if you want to post them elsewhere.

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#8 archaon593

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 22:33

Yes, they make for nice gifts.

They have from more colorful options to more classy looking. From what I recall, from the 20 to the 80 Euro (maybe more but I didn't adventure there) price point.

Your standard German steel nibs.

I have one of my own, my dad has one (with a finish which has a cool story behind it) and I have gifted at least two.

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 00:07

I went to London last year and Campo Marzio was the closest thing I could find to a pen shop. Some of their pens may be too short for a converter but you should be able to refill a used cartridge without much hassle. I didn't buy a Campo Marzio pen but I did buy a couple bottles of ink. Unfortunately the ink didn't work well for me and I gave them both away. 



#10 fabri00

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 01:56

Yes, they make for nice gifts.

They have from more colorful options to more classy looking. From what I recall, from the 20 to the 80 Euro (maybe more but I didn't adventure there) price point.

Your standard German steel nibs.

I have one of my own, my dad has one (with a finish which has a cool story behind it) and I have gifted at least two.

 

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