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2014 & 2016 Lamy Safari Se - Neon Coral; Dark Lilac


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Dear all,

 

I know, I know, we are already eagerly awaiting the 2017 special edition Safari to get to pen-shops, but I just had these two sitting on my desk, and wanted to share.

 

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Have you noticed, that taking pictures of pens with matt finish is a bit easier than of those with shiny surface ... ? Or is it just me?

 

All 2014 pictures and 2016 pictures, if you are interested:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/lamy_fp/sets/

or:

2014 LAMY Safari / Neon Coral

https://www.flickr.com/photos/lamy_fp/sets/72157677910321054

2016 LAMY Safari / Dark Lilac

https://www.flickr.com/photos/lamy_fp/sets/72157677690210824

 

Kind regards,

Jan

 

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Please see my collections here:

C._Josef_Lamy_GmbH;

LAMY_17_Special; LAMY_18_Special; LAMY_27m_rot_B; LAMY_42_lady-set; LAMY_67P; LAMY_74_dialog3; LAMY_80_profil; LAMY_80_scala; LAMY_81;_281_profil-set; LAMY_Accent; LAMY_design_72_-_26P_&_126; LAMY_studio_-_Pearl_white_BP;_2007;

ARTUS_EF; Artus_BALLIT_-_pencil; Akkerman_LAMY_27e;

2014_LAMY_Safari_-_Neon_Coral; 2016_LAMY_Safari_-_Dark_Lilac;

1979_LAMY_Fachhandels_Katalog; 1988_LAMY_Fachhandels_Katalog; 1997_LAMY_Fachhandels_Katalog; LAMY_vintage_advertisements;

120205_Plzen_-_Pen_display; 141108_Pardubice_-_Pen_display;

Montblanc_254; Montblanc_342-S;

1936-37_Waldman;_Faber_#3_nib; PRIM_wrist_watch;

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The glossy pens often look plain. It's harder to light up the scene. The matte structure ads more depth to the pictures and accentuates the shape of the pen.

 

I am not a skilled photographer but I noticed it too.

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Both shiny and matte Lamy pens are durable.

 

Years ago, the CEO of Levenger, an office accessories and pen retailer, drove his car over a Safari, besides some scratches, the pen was intact.

 

So it takes a lot for something to happen to a Lamy.

 

Both Safari colors in the picture, are lovely.

Edited by Anne-Sophie

Is it fair for an intelligent and family oriented mammal to be separated from his/her family and spend his/her life starved in a concrete jail?

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Not wild about the Coral, myself. But couldn't wait to get my hands on the Dark Lilac. :wub: I've got an F nib on mine, and it's a great writer and a gorgeous pen (it would not be nearly as attractive, IMO, if it had the chrome clip and standard steel nib). Last year at the Triangle Pen Show, the guy from Crazy Alan's told me he'd already sold 150 of the pens, and that he thought they might have been the fastest selling pens in history).

Thanks for posting the pix.

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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