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TL/DR version: Do knockoffs of black Montblanc pens ever have the characteristic wine red glow to the resin? Longer version: I recently bought a Montblanc at an antique store: Black with silver-toned (likely platinum) trim.13.7cm long capped; 15 cm long posted. Nib=18K, unmarked but apparently EF Cartridge/converter fill. Lousy pic quality available or I'd post. Comparing it to a current production model, it looks identical to the Meisterstuck Platinum-Coated Classique, which has a 14K (not 18K, as mine) nib. This was a one-on-one sale; the stall owner seemed to know very little about F
Recently I came across this New Jinhao Model which is designed after the Lamy Safari model. I have seen the Hero replica but first time in a Jinhao Model. The pen is a lookalike, but there are salient differences. The Nib is much better looking & writes smooth. Nib, is not callibrated, so M is the only option. The Clip is flattened in stead of a wire type. No ink level view window (means can be used as a ED!!) Converter is similar, but has a black piston. Its a full metal pen & not a ABS acrylic. Hope you find the pen interesting...here are some pictures..:-) The pen alongside
I found this pen on ebay and I'd never seen anything like it. So of course I had to have it if nothing else than to try to figure it out. The nib seems quite odd to me especially for the brand. It kind of looks like it's semi-hooded? It says Stylomine 303 on its barrel but I've never seen a Stylomine pen that looks like this. Ive swen hooded Stylomines but they don't resemble this pen much as far as I can tell. I was thinking it may be a knockoff but Stylomine is a rather obscure brand for that. Otherwise, it may be a later model near the end of the company? Can anyone identify it? It was list