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What Is Your Opinion Of The Mb 146 Doue 75Th Rose Gold?



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So I am also looking for a 146 limited rose gold doue, but was curious to see what the more astute fp aficionados think of this pen. Is is overkill having a silver cap over a resin body? I would think the resin body is easier to write with as opposed to an all silver body which i have found to be WAY TOO expensive for my taste. :yikes:

Even if I could throw down that kind of bling, I think I would shoot myself before I did. Opinions on the Doue would be appreciated. Is it overkill and I should just stick with an all resin body? I know to each his/her own, but it never hurts to get a few opinions. Thanks!

 

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Not a rose gold Doue, but I really like my 146 Doue. Sterling over resin isn't overkill to me....

 

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i82/nukemkb/d71119cd3ec43617fe28f69d12093c2f.jpg

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Not a rose gold Doue, but I really like my 146 Doue. Sterling over resin isn't overkill to me....

 

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i82/nukemkb/d71119cd3ec43617fe28f69d12093c2f.jpg

 

You are correct! Beautiful! :yikes:

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I love the look of the doue, but I'm partial being the owner of a 162 75th anniversary roller ball with the sterling silver cap and rose gold trim. Fact is however that the plain resin versions are much more sought after and retain better resale value. So if it's an investment your after I'd advice against it. If not, buy whatever sings to you. The pen is stunning, and contrary to it's full resin counterpart there are still a few available on the market at a reasonable price.

 

I'm including a link that shows the full range of pens to wetten your appetite.

http://www.pensinasia.com/montblanc_75th_anniversary.htm

 

Good luck with the hunt.

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The sterling silver cap may need more maintenance for it to remain "clean" and shiny. Sterling tends to stain too. On the looks department, having a silver on black body tends to make the MB look a little less "classier" IMO. I would personally go for an all black resin. If you're really into sterling, might wanna go for the solitaire. But that's just my opinion.

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The sterling silver cap may need more maintenance for it to remain "clean" and shiny. Sterling tends to stain too. On the looks department, having a silver on black body tends to make the MB look a little less "classier" IMO. I would personally go for an all black resin. If you're really into sterling, might wanna go for the solitaire. But that's just my opinion.

Yea, I guess I see your point. Either all resin or all silver in my opinion. Just makes sense.

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Not a fan of any of the Doues. I get the idea, but I like the cap and body to be the same material.

 

Maybe old fashioned of me, but I'd be going for all resin or all silver (or whichever material you're fancing)

 

Each to their own, though.

 

Good luck.

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Not a fan of any of the Doues. I get the idea, but I like the cap and body to be the same material.

 

Maybe old fashioned of me, but I'd be going for all resin or all silver (or whichever material you're fancing)

 

Each to their own, though.

 

Good luck.

Thank you and yes I agree with you after giving it some thought. A uniform body of resin or of silver is much more appealing.

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