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Hello, Who has (or had) the Rosetta Coronado Oversize fountain pen? I'm considering buying one to add to my black-tie pen collection, but I have a couple of pre-sale questions about posting. (I have fairly large hands and always write posted, so pens that don't post properly or are un-balanced when posted really bother me): 1. Does the pen post "squarely". What I mean is; if you post the cap, does it post securely and (most important) aligned with the barrel. My concern is that because the barrel is tapered, there will be a generic cap liner which will not post properly to the barrel witho
Oldtimer posted a topic in Fountain Pen ReviewsI have put down a few notes and some pictures on this Rosetta Napoleon II for anyone that may be considering a pen this size and budget. This is not a full review but a few notes of a newcomer to fountain pens and this forum (~ one year) who has taken a journey and is till learning. This pen comes into my hands because of my past experience with the Rosetta Explorer (excellent pen). I was looking for another one and couldn't find it, when I noticed the Napoleon on sale and was intrigued by the design and size. It is as small as a TWSBI Mini and you will see them side by side. I comes in
This is a Frakenpen I created today. Tired of trying to make the nib of this Napoleon II by Rosetta work, I installed a fine FPR nib on it that looks horrific, but writes like a dream. Please someone, direct me to a replacement that matches the body trims of this pen. http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i82/anangeli/PENS/Rosetta%20NAPOLEON/napoleon_1177_zps8dakt0aw.jpg
... I think I may have a fetish for chatoyance. Left to right: Conklin All American Yellowstone Rosetta Napoleon II Tortoiseshell Rosetta Napoleon II Lemon Ice Edison Nouveau Premiere Spring 2015 Lilac Think Nebula Glactic Fudge Think Nebula Irish Spring Noodler's Konrad Coral Sea Noodler's Neponset John Mung Noodler's Neponset Bengal Tiger The Think pens are of questionable origin. No one seems to know anything about them. But they sure do look nice!