I'm considering getting an M805 online, due to the significant price differences from the other websites or retail stores ($480-600+). Cultpens.com and Niche Pens seem to be selling them around $330 (at current exchange rates). Amazon sells them for sub $300. (A month or so ago, before the GPB jumped on Brexit hopes, it was even better at $280 odd, with online coupons).
I've read the Chartpak in the US does not honor warranty service for pens bought with the online retailers. Is that true? (I had them do a warranty service on my M605 I bought from Pam Braun, years ago). Any experiences positive or otherwise helpful.
Why the huge variation in prices? Why would I buy a Pelikan for $600 odd if I can buy it for almost half that from a reputed online retailer? Even if I have to send it to a nibmeister for adjustment, I'll still be saving money. (Both my Pelikan purchases in the past had flow issues). What am I missing? I don't buy that many pens, and this is going to be a special thing, so want to be sure.
Leery of amazon.com, as one never knows who's selling it and if genuine or not...
Do cultpens and Niche Pens do a basic dip test before sending it?