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wahl-eversharp doric ringtop

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#1 sidthecat

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Posted 13 August 2019 - 18:41

I got lucky in an eBay auction yesterday: a Doric ringtop in Kashmir. The condition seems decent, and I'll replace the Manifold nib with sliderless Adjustable nib that I stripped from the corpse of a ruined pen. You might call the nib ruined, but I call them paintbrush-flexy.

When I get the thing I'll post some pictures.



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#2 Addertooth

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Posted 13 August 2019 - 18:59

I can't wait to see the pictures.



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Posted 13 August 2019 - 20:18

yes, looking forward to seeing some pix.            Assume the model name refers to a colour, perhaps?  -  though unsure - before seeing the pix - quite how I'd imagine Kashmir to appear - maybe a pastel shade of some sort.



#4 sidthecat

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 18:55

It's darkish green. I have a similar pen - a Junior with an 18k flexible nib - in the same color. I think it's relatively stable.



#5 sidthecat

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 23:05

Here’s a nice picture - still with the nib it came with:
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Posted 19 August 2019 - 03:16

Absolute great find, a good looking Doric.



#7 sidthecat

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 17:56

I have two Moroccos and two blacks...they're a bit of a speciality with me.



#8 Wahl

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 19:43

@sidthecat, Dorics are the most beautiful pens, I had a few, but decided it was too risky, and sold them years ago.

 

You are probably safe with the black ones.



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Posted 20 August 2019 - 22:07

Nothing is safe in the long run. I discovered the hard way that even the best marriage will end in tears.



#10 Wahl

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Posted 22 August 2019 - 20:15

Nothing is safe in the long run. I discovered the hard way that even the best marriage will end in tears.

 

Then let´s just hope for the best  :thumbup:



#11 sidthecat

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 06:58

That’s all we can do, though I hear my Russian Jewish ancestors whispering: “Hope for the best; expect the worst.”

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Posted 25 August 2019 - 21:01

Very beautiful Doric. Congratulations, sidthecat. May I ask how long is the pen capped?

 

Here’s a nice picture - still with the nib it came with:
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#13 sidthecat

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 23:01

Just a hair over 4 3/4 inches, which is big for a ringtop.

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Posted 08 September 2019 - 06:19

Indeed! Thank you. Enjoy your wonderful find.  :)

Just a hair over 4 3/4 inches, which is big for a ringtop.







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