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New Pilot Ringtop?

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#1 sidthecat

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 15:35

Another member on another forum mentioned that Pilot (or was it Sailor?) had come out with a new ringtop pen, the cost of which was somewhere around the cost of a starter Mercedes.

Has anyone seen one?

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 19:30

I haven't seen anything on the Pilot Japan web site about it:

 

https://www.pilot.co...s/pen/fountain/

 

However, I did find out that they've added an italic "calligraphy" nib to the clear Preras:

 

https://www.pilot.co...n/prera_iro_ai/


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#3 sidthecat

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 21:30

So not a completely useless enterprise.



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Posted 28 August 2019 - 23:50

starter Mercedes. :)  

 

Love this translated line about the prera nib:

Calligraphy is a technique for making characters look beautiful in the West and the Middle East.

 

I wish the italic came on the opaque Prera.

 

A modern ringtop would appeal too.



#5 OCArt

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Posted 29 August 2019 - 00:52

I heard about the special edition pens from one of the episodes of "the nib section" podcast.  Don't know which episode but probably a fairly recent one.



#6 sidthecat

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Posted 29 August 2019 - 04:34

Ooh...I like podcasts. I’ll have a listen.





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