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  1. Dear FPN'ers, This Group Buy is for RANGA Handmade Pens- Model 5 and Giant 9B in beautiful Classic Premium Ebonites. This Group Buy is Valid till 30-June-21. These are Giant Size pens. It is treat for Giant Pen lovers Model 5 is Cigar Shape Pen in seamless finish. Giant 9B is Torpedo shaped pen in seamless finish. Section is Hourglass Shape. These are the Popular Ranga Model Pen . It caps in less than 1 turn. The pens are completely handcrafted .Ebonite is Durable, evergreen ,long lasting , Classic and favorite material for Pen lovers. It has Vintage Characteristics. These are clipless pens Capped Length - Approximately 7 Inches Cap Dia - 19mm, Barrel Dia - 19mm, Section Dia - 14mm at Thickest part and 12mm at thinnest part. In order to purchase Ranga Model 5 / Giant 9B Pen , Kindly fill the Google Form (Link Below) .All details are included in the form .Lot of nib options are present https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3ao8fgaFCziU4MHlN_svdB57KgNJKobNGcyLZ2k2PPCePZw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0 Premium Ebonites: ------------------------ P2. Black/Yellow P3. Blue/Pink P4. Solid Green P5. Blue/White P6. Black/Red P11. Blue/White/Green/Orange P12. Orange/ Black P13. Green/Pale Pink P14. Blue/Pink/Pale Yellow P18 PINK RED GREEN P19 Blue/Orange P20 GREY CREAM P21 Pink/ Pale Yellow P22 Orange/ Pale Yellow P23 GREY RED CREAM Regular Ebonites ----------------------- S1. Solid Forest Green with Black Specs S22. Solid Red with Black Specs S27 .Solid Teal with Black Specs S29. Solid Military Green with Black Specs Price: Base Price for Ranga Pens with Ranga Screw in nibs and German Converters: Premium Ebonite & -89USD, Regular Ebonite -69USD.. You can upgrade it to plenty of nib choices with extra charge Shipping charges: Through Courier (Quicker delivery-4 to 9 days) .USA : 15USD, Central Europe : 10USD, Singapore/ Malaysia: 10USD. Rest of the world: It varies from country to country from 10USD -19USD. Making time : 5 Weeks Payment: To Paypal id mpkandan@gmail.com Regards, Kandan.M.P Ranga Pen Company
  2. Dear FPN'ers, This group buy is for RANGA Handmade Pens Model 4& 4C in beautiful Premium Ebonites. This Group Buy is Valid till 31-March-21 This is beautiful Cigar Shaped Pen in seamless finish. These are Popular Ranga Model Pen. It caps in less than 1 turn. The pens are completely handcrafted .Ebonite is Durable, evergreen ,long lasting , Classic and favorite material for Pen lovers. It has Vintage Characteristics Model 4 is slightly conical Shaped and Model 4C is beautiful Cigar Shaped Pen in seamless finish. These are the Popular Ranga Model Pen . It caps in less than 1 turn. Capped Length - Approximately 5.75 Inches Cap Dia - 16mm, Barrel Dia - 16mm, Section Dia - 12.5mm at Thickest part and 11mm at thinnest part. In order to purchase Ranga Model 4 / 4C Pen , Kindly fill the Google Form (Link Below) RANGA Model 4 & 4C - ORDER FORM --------------------------------------------- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdA5uptKf_moX1BHBVSLcS7jcVI2Mo3PZkdyfB-5osBnIp-DA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0 Prices are as follows: RANGA Model 4 & 4C : Premium Ebonite with Ranga Nib and German Schmidt Converter: 74USD (Its Regular Price is 89USD). Regular Ebonite with Ranga Nib and German Schmidt Converter:59USD (Its Regular Price is 74USD).Kindly avail this Offer Price for this Excellent Pen You can upgrade it with German Bock/Jowo/Schmidt Screw in Nib and German Schmidt Converter. Up-gradation charges are mentioned in Google order form Colours : Premium Ebonites: ------------------------ P1. Solid Blue P2. Black/Yellow P3. Blue/Pink P5. Blue/White P6. Black/Red P7. Green/Yellow P8. Solid Pink P9. Blue/Green/Orange P11. Blue/White/Green/Orange P12. Orange/ Black P13. Green/Pale Pink P14. Blue/Pink/Pale Yellow P15 RED WOODGRAIN P18 PINK RED GREEN P19 Blue/Orange P20 GREY CREAM P21 Pink/Red Cream P22 Orange Cream P23 GREY RED CREAM Regular Ebonites ----------------------- R4. Black S1. Solid Forest Green with Black Specs S6.Forest Green - Teal Blue Ripple with Black Specs S9. Mustard Yellow - Black Ripple S10. Khaki - Bluish Black Ripple S12. Rose Red - Black Ripple S15. Rose Red - Forest Green Ripple S17. Rose Red - Mustard Yellow Ripple with Black Specs S20. Teal Blue - Orange Ripple S22. Solid Red with Black Specs S27 .Solid Teal with Black Specs S28. Solid Grass Green with Black Specs S29. Solid Military Green with Black Specs Finish :Polished Finish or Matte Finish Clip Option - 1. Gold Clip 2. White Clip 3. Clipless Cap Turn: It takes less than 1 turn to cap and uncap For C/C mechanism (with Schmidt K5 Converter) #6 Nib Options Nib Option: Ranga Extra Fine Nib - Chrome Tone ,Gold Tone,Dual Tone Ranga Fine Nib- Chrome Tone ,Gold Tone,Dual Tone Ranga Medium Nib- Chrome Tone ,Gold Tone,Dual Tone Ranga Broad Nib- Chrome Tone ,Gold Tone,Dual Tone Ranga Double Broad Nib:Chrome Tone ,Gold Tone,Dual Tone Ranga Flex: Chrome Tone ,Gold Tone,Dual Tone Ranga 14K Nib # 6 Size Nibs:- Extra Fine, Fine Point, Medium Point ,Broad Point, Flex Bock Titanium #6 nibs: Fine Point, Broad Point, Double Broad Point Bock 18K Nib # 6 Size Nibs:- Extra Fine, Fine Point, Medium Point ,Broad Point, JoWo Fine Nib - Chrome Tone or Gold Tone JoWo Medium Nib - Chrome Tone or Gold Tone JoWo Broad Nib - Chrome Tone or Gold Tone JoWo 1.1 Calligraphy Nib - Chrome Tone or Gold Tone JoWo 1.5 Calligraphy Nib - Chrome Tone or Gold Tone Schmidt Fine Nib - Gold Tone or Chrome Tone Schmidt Medium Nib - Gold Tone or Chrome Tone Schmidt Broad Nib - Gold Tone or Chrome Tone No Nib - Threaded for Bock #6 No Nib - Threaded for JoWo #6 No Nib - Threaded for Schmidt #6 Price : Premium Ebonite with Ranga Nib and German Schmidt Converter: 74USD (Its Regular Price is 89USD). Regular Ebonite with Ranga Nib and German Schmidt Converter:59USD (Its Regular Price is 74USD). Customer's can upgrade it to their favourite nibs with extra charge Making Time : 2-3 weeks from payment date Shipping: Via Courier . It takes 4 to 9 days.Via Courier- Kindly note that courier rates are very high now. We are happy to share that we are collecting only 50% of the courier charges and rest is incurred by us . Customer's need to pay 15USD for USA/Canada, 10USD for Central Europe /Singapore/ Malaysia and country specific rates for other countries. Payment Details: Paypal id: mpkandan@gmail.com Regards, Kandan.M.P Ranga Pen Company
  3. Staedtler's beautiful Premium cities fountain pens are collapsing on Amazon's Global UK store. Most of them are very low stock. Amazon's pricing algorithm does some very odd things in such instances. These are $250 MSRP (And quite a few are priced accordingly) but some versions are selling for under $40. Even the ones that are priced higher are becoming cheaper day-by-day. The FOMO is extreme, but I already have a bunch of them. That does not mean others should miss out: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Staedtler+urbes&i=merchant-items&me=AP3VA1GJZM3EQ&qid=1570306990&ref=sr_pg_1 Staedtler's Premium fountain pens are exquisitely well-made, their only flaw is that they are ridiculously over-priced. That's not a problem now Usually when Amazon prices collapse like that, the item is never coming back.
  4. http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w143/nicholasyzh/StaedtlerInitiumLignum1.jpg Staedtler - a German brand synonymous with pencils and technical instruments in Europe - had launched its new "Staedtler Premium" range of fountain pens. Interestingly, the Staedtler Foundation owns all shares of the Staedtler Group since 1997. The Staedtler Foundation is "dedicated above all to the promotion of innovative ideas and the perpetuation of knowledge." and "promotes scientific research at national universities and polytechnics. It also supports cultural projects closely concerned with the subject of education." "Lumograph" pencils were standard issue way back in school, and one may still vividly remember the "Triplus" office set which contained a fineliner, ballpoint pen, mechanical pencil and highlighter. The all-in-one office set is still on sale today with the same ingenious packaging that functions both as a case and stand for the ergonomically designed triangular writing instruments. In the same light, Staedtler Premium's high quality writing implements and accessories are backed by the brand's technical expertise and inspired by the values that led to the founding of the Nuernberg based company by J.S. Staedtler in 1835. The Initium and J.S. Staedtler collections differ in that the former has an understated appearance while the latter offers sophisticated workmanship, exclusivity and design with a price to match. Make no mistake - the Staedtler Premium Initium collection is no compromise, as the following review will illustrate. INTRODUCTION: The Staedtler Initium Lignum is my first fountain pen from the German brand. It comes in a few editions named in Latin - Resina (resin) Lignum (wood) and Corium (leather). I opted for the wood version because I liked its earthy appearance, natural feel and admired the contrast between its natural wooden grain and matte chrome accents. Those who have read my previous reviews on The Fountain Pen Network would already know that I have a weakness for wooden pens and own quite a number of Japanese ones. The Initium Lignum comes in a cardboard box with an elastic closure. The box contains the pen wrapped in plastic and beneath it lies a small catalogue of the different models as well as care instructions and a guarantee booklet. Appearance & Design (8/10) – The Staedtler Initium Lignum, like most of the Initium collection, comes with minimalist German design. An exception would be the Corium Urbes line which is something like the Corium Simplex line, featuring metropolitan city skylines imprinted onto the pen's leather surface. There is even a Singapore themed pen that features a sketch of the Singapore Flyer and Marina Bay Sands. Like its name suggests, the Initium Lignum is constructed with a high quality wooden finish. Two colours are available - brownish Plum wood and beige Maple wood. Like any natural material, each piece has its own distinctive grain and no two are alike. As a personal preference, I finally chose the Plum wood over Maple. The Plum wood does have a wooden scent though the scent is not very apparent until to put your nose to it. The wood has a tactile surface and feels great to hold. It does indeed appear like a natural material. The Staedtler Mars logo appears on the top of the cap while the brand "STAEDTLER" is proudly engraved on the back. At the bottom of the cap, "MADE IN GERMANY" reminds us that the pen is constructed to the most exacting standards we have come to expect of German brands. Construction & Quality (10/10) – The Staedtler Premium Initium Lignum deserves top marks for construction and quality. The moment I picked up the pen, I could feel that there was no compromise in quality and construction, and the execution of minute details was not neglected. It didn't take more than one and a half twists to remove the cap, so making short notes will be manageable. Giving the pen barrel a light squeeze, the wood felt firmly attached to the barrel without any creaking sounds and was seamlessly integrated with the matte chrome metal parts - a testament to the technical superiority of the Staedtler brand. Everything was executed flawlessly - while removing the nib section, I could hear no screeching sounds and did not see rough edges on the inside. The nib is also well executed with an unassuming Staedtler logo and the nib size etched on it. I am thoroughly impressed by the construction quality of the Initium Lignum, given the price point. The pen is truly a tank, and will last for generations if used the way it was intended. Weight & Dimensions (8/10) – The Staedtler Initium Lignum is an extremely hefty pen, and understandably so because it is constructed of metal. It isn't extremely large or long so it would suit anyone. The cap on the Initium Lignum is particularly heavy so I feel that it does better left on the table. That being said, it is still possible to post the cap and write. I would not recommend posting it for fear of damaging the wood and due to the fact that the pen could become significantly more top heavy. The weight of a pen is often a matter of personal preference - some find heavier pens more effortless to write with while others say it causes fatigue. In my opinion, the weight and dimensions of the Initium Lignum make for pretty effortless writing. I find that with heavier pens one doesn't have to exert too much downward pressure when writing, and can glide the nib over paper. The considerable weight of the Initium Lignum does truly make a statement about Staedtler's dedication to creating serious value. Here are some technical specifications for those who’d like to know: Weight: 50 grams Length with cap closed: 10.37 cm Diameter: 1.25 cm Nib & Performance (7/10) – The Staedtler Initium Lignum is a pen that delivers in almost every department. However, it is my honest opinion that the steel nib has great potential for its out of the box performance to be further improved. In writing, I can feel slight feedback throughout the strokes, especially on lower quality copier paper. It is definitely pleasant on the smoother pages of my Japanese made Life Noble notebooks. I have observed that some fountain pen users actually do like this feedback and I am curious if the 18K gold nib on the J.S. Staedtler line is similar in feel. Visually, the Initium Lignum's steel nib is definitely well made - polished nicely and engraved with a Staedtler Mars logo. Examining it under a loupe, I can tell that there is no serious flaw or misaligned tines. I opted for the F nib because I like finer lines and have small handwriting. Ink flow is well controlled, so that compensates slightly for the feedback. The Initium Lignum steel nib is stiff, and like most of the other Steel nibs in this price range that is unsurprising. The nib isn't overly stiff though, and is still pleasant to write with. There is nothing stunning about the steel nib from Staedtler, and it would be unfair to demand a gold nib in this price range. I must say that my experiences with other German and Swiss made pens with steel nibs of similar size have been better, though some believe that steel nibs do improve after consistent use. Hopefully it will smoothen out over time. Filling System & Maintenance (8/10) – The filling system of a pen is one of the important aspects - akin to the fuel tank of a car. Fortunately, the Staedtler Initium Lignum utilises the standard European converter. One issue with some fountain pens is the tendency of the converter to rattle inside the barrel of the pen. Staedtler has ensured that the converter is firmly fitted and would not pose that issue. There isn't much else for me to say here except that it does a commendable job and has great capacity. The fact that a standard converter was used also means that maintenance is a breeze and replacements can be obtained easily and affordably. To reassure us of their commitment to quality, the Staedtler company guarantees that any defects or failure within a two year period will be repaired or replaced at no cost. Cost & Value (9/10) – The Staedtler Initium Lignum isn't a stunner but delivers compelling performance and great value for its price point. The weight of the pen together with its quality wooden finish and overall appearance do justify the cost. Being a fairly new product range, it is natural for people to make comparisons with competing brands. We should however judge each product for its own merits and give the brand a chance to show us what they have to offer. With a long history and great technical know how, I am sure that there is much more to come in the near future, and the exclusive J.S. Staedtler collection is definitely worth a look. The Staedtler Initium Lignum is priced at S$210 including tax, here in Singapore. That is approximately US$167, €130, or £102. Conclusion (Final score, 8/10) – It was pleasantly surprising to hear that Staedtler had launched a premium range of pens last year, because I never associated the brand with fountain pens but rather,pencils and technical instruments. Until Staedtler, there was from my knowledge probably only a singular German brand (which needs no mention) nearly unchallenged in its manufacture of premium range wood fountain pens. Staedtler is a welcome addition to the mix and I will be closely watching what they have to offer. The harmonious combination of wood and high quality matte chrome exudes both warmth and modernity, fitting my collection perfectly. I admire clean-cut designs with a sobering appearance. Staedtler's design is sensible and elegant - not too pretty to carry around, to be used. With timeless qualities that would never grow out of fashion, one would enjoy the pen tremendously in daily use, and for a long time to come. Background Information: You may be interested in the kinds of pens I like - I've long been an advocate of Japanese pens. I started out with my first pen, a Lamy Vista, many years ago. Eventually I progressed to the Lamy 2000 and a Sailor Professional Gear which I still write with daily today. I like wooden pens and demonstrator pens, and recently I started to appreciate Omas pens for their great nibs and construction quality. I acquired the Arte Italiana Art Deco and 360 in Vintage Turquoise, both of which are wonderful pens I am glad to have in my collection. I later also got myself the Omas 360 Lucens as it is a wonderful celluloid piece. This is my tenth review on FPN. You may have read my reviews of the Sailor Professional Gear here, Pilot Custom Heritage 92 here, Namiki Origami Crane here, Sailor Chizusugi Cedar Wood Sapporo here, Omas 360 Vintage Turquoise LE here, Pelikan Souveran M800 Tortoiseshell Brown here, Sailor 1911 Profit Hakone Yosegi-Zaiku here, Sailor Precious Wood of the World Sapporo pens here, Stipula Etruria Rainbow Yellow LE here, Omas Ogiva Vision Turquoise LE here. If you'd like to know more about my pens and collection you can find out more about me here at my profile. This review contains high-resolution photographs which you can view below the post. Till my next review, here are some photographs of this exceptional pen for your viewing pleasure! 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  5. Dear FPN'ers We are happy to share that we (Ranga Handmade Pens) have been Covered in India's Leading English Daily Times of India's Video News. Kindly watch this video http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/news/meet-the-family-that-keeps-ink-pens-relevant/videoshow/59216083.cms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyHb9P7betM Regards, Kandan.M.P Ranga Pen Company
  6. The mythological animal, Phoenix, has been watching over S.T Dupont ever since the brand was founded, giving them a passionate love for fire that transformed into art! This summer the Phoenix has reborn bringing three new collections: Phoenix Diamond, Phoenix Prestige and Phoenix Premium The Prestige collection: Natural laquer is enhanced by gold-finished insert. Every piece is hand-made individually and adorned with two citrine stones, the pen comes with a hand-sculpted Phoenix statue on a matching lacquered stand. The collection has 2016 pieces from which 30 are numbered. The Premium collection: The pieces of this collection stand out for their smoky black and grey lacquer sprinkled with meteorite dust. They are enhanced by gracefully engraved details with palladium finishes. You may complete the collection with matching cufflinks and luxury lighter. Limited to 2016 pieces. The Diamond collection: Smoky violet and black lacquer makes the perfect combination with the hand-scupted Phoenix which is plated with precious platinum. Each piece is produced by special order of 10 numbered pieces, enhanced with a 0.45 carat diamond solitaire. Part of the Phoenix collection is already available at Iguana Sell and more coming next week! For further information do not hesitate to contact us through info@iguanasell.com Don't to check it out: https://www.iguanasell.com/search?type=product&q=s.t+dupont+phoenix Take a peek at the Premium rollerball below!
  7. Hello everyone How often you've craved for a particular costly fountain pen? As a fellow pen lover, these moments of longing are quite frequent for me. Out of all these desires, a few materialise through months of penury and self deprivation, saving each penny by carefully substracting the same from daily home budget. There is the intense but sweet time of going through all the choices from online stores or local shops and selecting the desired model at the most appropriate price, ordering it and waiting anxiously for the pen to arrive. There is this tremendous anticipation and joy running through the body. Everything looks so positive and happy. Then the pen arrives, I open it, marvel at the beauty of a marvellous and precise instrument. I ink it up, draw a line on paper and WHAM. All my romanticism, all my happiness, all my effort stands vilified. The nib doesn't write like those famed nibs I was expecting, rather is one of the most scratchy nibs I have encountered. Now, how often you face this? I can take such below the belt turn of events with a broad smile, if, the pen is one of those 3$ Chinese pens, we more than half expect that while ordering. But the same thing, if it happens with a Waterman hemisphere, or a Sheaffer Taranis, or a cross century, or a Lamy 2000, how are you supposed to console yourself? Deep down my brain I know may be the nib can be tuned or salvaged. May be!!!! Are you kidding, how this 'may be' cropped up with so much care and so much fame of these companies? Are not they supposed to supply tested and super smooth nibs? Why I have to take up the stress of using micro mesh and loupe on my precious buy, even if it's mid range or even low range fountain pen? And I can assure you, these even happen with much higher range pens. Somehow Waterman, Lamy, Cross and any reputed non Chinese fountain pen makers must realise, it's our heart they are playing with. The pens must be tuned before being put on sell. Otherwise what advantage can they claim in this competitive market other than their reputation? Hope to know your experiences with such disappointing purchases. If that somehow help us to cope with these miniature disasters of our lives.
  8. Fountain pens are quite new to me and I still only have one pen, a Lamy AL-star with a fine nib. I like the pen, but I think it writes a bit too broad. I have been looking around quite a bit lately for a pen with a nice fine nib and have now come down to the following pens: Pilot PreraPlatinum Cool/BalanceSailor Procolor 500Sailor 1911 YoungThe problem I have is that these pens are not for sale in Sweden, hence I can't try them. The Prera seems like a really nice writer and is also the cheapest, but I'm a bit worried it is a bit too small (I hate posting pens). I'm worried that the nib of Cool/Balance isn't fine enough for me. Or is it? I can't find many reviews of the Procolor, but it seems to be a bit "more pen" than the other two, but it aslo seem short (like the Prera). The Young seems to be a good choice too, but it's streching my budget a bit too far. Last option is an EF nib for my AL-star, but it would be nice with one more pen for my daily writing. I would like to buy the pen from a retailer within the EU. For some reason the Swedish customs are quite picky when it comes to fountain pens, and I don't feel like paying 3.7% duty, plus 25% VAT. What's your advice?
  9. Hello FPN members and guests! Today i will be reviewing the pen(Wality/Airmail 70AM) that i received just today through asapens.in. But before i start the review i would like to give a "thumbs up!" to ASA pens and Mr. L.Subramaniam! It was my 1st purchase from their site and i must say i am quite pleased with their service and the quality of the product and also the FP collection that they have. Okay, so that aside lets start with the pen itself. Airmail Pen Company was established in 1951 by Late Shri. Mohan L. Mirchandani and is one of the oldest of its kind in India. It produces two brands of Writing Instruments, Wality and Airmail. The pen, along with the usual packaging and bubble wrap came in a transparent and sturdy Zip-lock pen pouch. The pouch also contained a little eyedropper as it is an eyedropper pen. The pen itself has this beautiful Pinkish orange and purple acrylic body which shimmers in light and is very pleasing to the eye. The material also displays quite a depth to it. The cap is all metal with a beautiful texture, a dome shaped pointed top and an acrylic bottom that matches the pen body quite nicely. I also like the short clip, which has enough tension to it that it can secure the pen firmly in the pocket. Upon unscrewing the cap, you find a matching coloured semi-transparent grip section with a gold coloured airmail nib. The nib that i received was Fine-Medium in writing width and Very Very Wet! And i mean a GUSHER! It wrote quite pleasantly with some feedback. Also, it has some spring to it which offers a marginal line variation. WRITING SAMPLE: Conclusion: It is a simple no-nonsense beautiful looking pen which performs quite nicely. I am looking forward to writing with it regularly and enjoying the shimmery acrylic which is sure to be an eye candy in bright sunlight! If you are looking for a beautiful economical everyday pen this one might add a feather to your collection!





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