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  1. Hello people Quite by chance I came across a pen store that has a new old stock TROPEN and he is asking $130 for it. I had never heard about this brand and I do not know the model name (I include a photo instead) and my search online was not very fruitful except for a thread on this site. What is your experience with it? I only care about its writing I am not a collector. Is it worth $130 (USD)? thanks in advance PS. It is brand new in the box never sold
  2. grainweevil

    Cadillac By Tropen?

    Hopefully my educated guess is correct in attributing this to Tropen, and thus I'm posting in the correct place! Got this given to me at Christmas, and finally got around to posting some pics in the hopes that someone can tell me something about it. The cap, I suspect is from a Waterman (and pretty beaten up at that), but the rest of the pen appears to be in mint condition. Feels surprisingly well-built, the nib being the only thing that lets it down a little; it's one of those pinched together tips. Only markings are the "Cadillac" on the barrel, and "Dauer Feder 1" on the nib (which is wh
  3. grainweevil

    Tropen Scholar Piston Removal

    Short version: Do any of you fine ladies or gentlemen know how to safely remove the piston assembly of a mid-50s (I'm guessing) Tropen Scholar? Unscrew? Friction fit? Sealed for all eternity and I'm all out of luck? Longer version: This is asked more in hope than expectation - searches found a couple of threads where this was asked and not answered, but hey, third time lucky... I have recently acquired a Tropen Scholar piston filler, and despite early happiness that the thing was taking up ink like a thirsty camel at an oasis, my Serenity Blue thumb and forefinger have established that it
  4. Recently, i discovered my grandfather's old fountain pen which, he bought in 1945 or 1950. So i thought about finding out it's value here, is the info Name: Tropen CONSTRUCTER Ink: Black, currently pen is dry Nib : 0.1 Made in Germany i will add pics ASAP Thanx to all who answer

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