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Did Basildon Bond Nix The Blotter Page?


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I was pretty impressed that Basildon Bond's first sheet was blotter paper. It was difficult to get in the USA for a while, but it's now on Amazon (but it still ships from the UK.) Well the last one ordered came in without a blotter page. So, I ordered another. It also doesn't have a blotter page. Did they drop it, or did I just get two pads with a missing blotter?

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I have asked Basildon Bond by email if they have dispensed with the blotter page, I will let you know if they reply.

 

They have also introduced a new range specifically for fountain pen users called Three Candlesticks, its possible that the ordinary BB pads are seen as for ball point pen users.

 

Apologies. Sometimes I sound like a real snob.

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I just checked the drawer where I keep the last batch of Basildon Bond (airmail and regular) that I brought back from last year's UK family visit. All of the pads have blotter sheets. Could the blotter-less pads be unique to Amazon purchases? I got my BB supplies from a small WH Smith store and the local newsagent on the Isle of Wight.

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My purchase was from W H Smith and I never got a blotter sheet, so that seems like a false clue.

 

And Beechwood, Three Candlesticks has been in existence since Noah was a boy! :D

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And Beechwood, Three Candlesticks has been in existence since Noah was a boy! :D

 

 

Never seen it before, sorry if it bothered you.

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Bought one from a local newsagent within the last month and it has a blotter sheet. Still, we are a long way away from Great Brexin, and not living in the only two towns anyone has heard of in Oz. I may still be receiving supplies from the Sirius.

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Bought one from a local newsagent within the last month and it has a blotter sheet. Still, we are a long way away from Great Brexin, and not living in the only two towns anyone has heard of in Oz. I may still be receiving supplies from the Sirius.

 

I'm not so sure that one of the items put forward on the Brexit list will be whether Basildon Bond will have blotter sheets or not. :huh:

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