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Jinhao 159 And Pierre Cardin !

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#1 mns68

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 21:12

Hi

 

I found this pen on ebay presented as Pierre Cardin

 

https://www.ebay.co....6.N36.S1.R1.TR1

 

my first imprison was it is rebranded Jinhao 159 !

 

Do you have any input or information about this FP ?



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#2 OCArt

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 01:50

I don't think so but I doubt if it is any better than a JH159. Pierre Cardin doesn't mean much in the pen world. 



#3 mke

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 09:21

Pierre Cardin pens seem to be made in India - saw some advertisements of producers. Prices as low as 300 Indian rupees = $4-5.

#4 mns68

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 09:32

I hope there is someone who has used it to give us input ….for me according to pictures they look identical in every part !!



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Posted 26 February 2019 - 10:49

The clip is different, but reviews on Indian Amazon also point to it being a rebranded Jinhao

https://www.amazon.i...n/dp/B06XCFZF3W

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:00

In China and India you can buy pens which resemble a Jinhao 159. In China, several makers offer an unbranded pen which is (nearly) identical to a Jinhao 159. And even the Jinhao 159 pens are not made by one maker but by several - either knock-offs or licensed.

I could also be that someone borrowed the Cardin name and it is even not made for Cardin.

 

I wouldn't buy this pen for more than $5-10.



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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:26

Pierre Cardin pens seem to be made in India - saw some advertisements of producers. Prices as low as 300 Indian rupees = $4-5.

Which is the usual price of Jinhao 159 :)



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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:38

From $2-6, depending what you want. If you wait for their sales events, it is even cheaper.

 

https://www.aliexpre...Text=jinhao 159



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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:38

The clip is different, but reviews on Indian Amazon also point to it being a rebranded Jinhao

https://www.amazon.i...n/dp/B06XCFZF3W

Woooow :o



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Posted 26 February 2019 - 12:06

Go for a Jinhao - some of them are really good - Jinhao 5000 e.g. or the X750/X450 and 159

https://mkepens.blog...ch/label/Jinhao



#11 mns68

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 20:49

Go for a Jinhao - some of them are really good - Jinhao 5000 e.g. or the X750/X450 and 159

https://mkepens.blog...ch/label/Jinhao

I am having a couple of them Jinhao 159 and Jinhao X450.... similar writing experience but different size

I changed the X450 nib to 1.1 and use the pen for signing my documents :D



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Posted 27 February 2019 - 07:35

That's just a jinhao - that pen is simple adjusted to meet the buyer's request. Most factories in China don't discriminate even when they have a contract, they'll sell their product on.

 

The nib looks particularly terrible. Whole thing is a giant scam, the seller is probably buying them for thirty or forty cents each.


Edited by Honeybadgers, 27 February 2019 - 07:36.

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#13 mns68

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Posted 27 February 2019 - 09:27

during my search for this brand I found an interesting review in FPN

http://www.fountainp...rdin-president/







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