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Hi folks, I have a vintage Platignum pocket pen / long-short pen (is there another name I'm forgetting?). I don't know the model. It's a hard starter, and I'm not sure whether the nib is drying out overnight, or whether the ink isn't flowing well due to crud in the feed. I've given it several soak / flush cycles with Diamine ink removing solution, and when flicking the section with a tissue over the nib (using centripetal force to drive fluid quickly through the feed & nib) tiny dark flecks were left in the tissue, like minute particles of dried ink. So! I'd really like to remove the nib & feed to give it a really deep clean, but I have no idea how it comes out (if it's user serviceable at all.) Can anyone advise?
4lex posted a topic in Fountain & Dip Pens - First StopI picked up 1975 Japanese pen on eBay for £38. It was sold as Elite but it was clear to me it is something else. It has a medium steel nib, is very light, matte black plastic. Feels solidly built, plastic feels cheap but on the other hand still like new after 43 years. Does anyone knows more about this pen? Was it really sold as plastic Myu in Japan? Here are the pictures, it is the pen on the top/right, next to two Pilot Elite pens.