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Cervantes, Dickens, Dostoevsky: Good Value?


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#1 haibinyin2000


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Posted 20 August 2019 - 00:22

I recently purchased three uninked WE's, at Canadian $550 each (US$ 413). I know they are less popular WE's and are therefore cheaper than the more popular ones (e.g. Hemingway). Anyone can tell me if I got a good value?


To be honest, I really love the heavier weight of Cervantes and have been using it as my daily driver for the past two weeks, and am quite pleased with it.

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 04:31

They are beautiful pens and, in my opinion, you had an absolutely great deal on them for that price!


I always particularly liked the Dostoevsky, a pen that I find classic and classy. Congratulations.

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 05:34

Yes, you got a very strong deal. I'd say the regular price for each would be more in the $600 to $700 USD range, and maybe a bit more on a good day.

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 10:03

That was a steal. The Dostoevsky has been steadily rising in price over the last few years. The other two are lesser spotted models in terms of online sales as far as I know. Don't often see them on ebay for instance.

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 11:03

The pens are a very good deal.Enjoy them.

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 14:17

good humblebrag


duh.... did I get a bargain here?


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 15:14

Great value! I got my Dickens for USD 675 plus shipping, only because it came with an OBB nib NOS from an authorised dealer, I wouldn't pay anything more if it came with an M or F nib, for the price you paid, I would consider having an M or F nib, specially with the Cervantes or Dostoevsky as they are also both on my radar. 

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 15:55

I would have definately bitten at that price! Good job!


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 20:15

Brilliant buy all round. Dickens FP & BP are a regular carry out for me. Lovely cap on the Dickens FP and his signature is fantastic !

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