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Ranga Pen With Montblanc 149 Vintage Nib


Gilberto Castaneda
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I have been waiting to write this for a few weeks now.

Ever since I saw Ranga pens I though of having one.

I sourced a split ebonite Montblanc 149 nib from Five Stars Pens, had it ground to a stub by Greg Minuskin and shipped to India.

The end result is a Bamboo ripple green pen.

Pictures are by Kandan from Ranga Pens, as I could not get any better ones with my iPhone.

Pen size is:

Diameter 18.75 mm

Lenght closed 165.1 mm

Needless to say that craftsmanship is first quality, the nib is so nice, it is very hard to put it down, I use Pelikan Brilliant Green ink, to match pen color.

I am very happy with it.

Thanks to all involved in this great pen.

Cheers,

Gilberto

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Hi Gilberto,

 

this is not fair, starting such a topic and not adding excessive writing samples.

Please add some, I,m vary keen to see it, and I'm sure not only I. :vbg:

Is it an eyedropper?

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I am very sorry, you are right.

Here are some pictures and a sample.

Pens are Pelikan M 1005 Demonstrator, Rangablanc or Montranga and MB 149.

 

By its size and being clipless I consider Meera strictly a desk pen.

 

Alles gute!

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http://imageshack.us/a/img811/3940/nqr8.jpg

 

(Mont Blanc 342 - B ..... Caran d´Ache Storm)

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http://imageshack.us/a/img198/5750/rangaresponse01.jpg

 

(Mont Blanc 342 - B ..... Caran d´Ache Storm)

 

Would love to see a picture of this in your hand to get a sense of the size again in comparison with a posted/unposted 149 M1000

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@ Gilberto

Sorry for hi-jacking your thread.

 

Hi Rishikhanna,

 

I don´t have a MB 149 or Pelikan M1000 as they are too big for my preference.

 

On the following picture you can see a MB 342 a MB 146 and a Jinhao 159 (which has the size of a MB 149):

 

http://imageshack.us/a/img543/462/rangaresponse02.jpg

 

I never post my pens even the tiny ones (and I don´t consider the 342 as tiny it has the same size as a Pelikan M200)

 

Here we go, hope this helps:

 

http://imageshack.us/a/img839/6994/j6yt.jpg

 

 

If you have further questions please start an own thread in the "First Stop" forum.

 

@ Gilberto

Sorry again.

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What a beautiful combination! I think the nib perfectly matches the size and shape of the rest of the pen. And from your writing sample, I would guess that you really enjoy writing with it. Thanks for showing it off!

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I am very sorry, you are right.

Here are some pictures and a sample.

Pens are Pelikan M 1005 Demonstrator, Rangablanc or Montranga and MB 149.

 

By its size and being clipless I consider Meera strictly a desk pen.

 

Alles gute!

Very sorry Pterodactylus my question was actually to Gilberto

Thanks for the pictures nevertheless

Gilberto lovely pictures of the Montranga next to the other pens

Would be nice to see a picture of it in your hand to get a better sense of its size

Hope I got it right this time

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