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I pledge to stop the Japanese pen rabbit hole after a Hakase, seriously!

1. Nakaya Heki-Tamenuri Long Cigar;

2. Nakaya Midori-Tamenuri Decapod.
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Congrats! The Dorsal Fin 2 and Moon Cat I find irresistible. Every time they come out, I fight the urge until they are quickly sold out, so I can save my wallet and keep my promise :D .

might as well jump in too,,,, even though I only have one Nakaya... but it is the most amazing pen. I didn't think anything would beat my M800s until this showed up.

 

Here is mine,

 

A Piccolo Long writer

 

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Congrats! The Dorsal Fin 2 and Moon Cat I find irresistible. Every time they come out, I fight the urge until they are quickly sold out, so I can save my wallet and keep my promise :D .

 

 

 

@Como, the Moon Cat is quite charming, and a lot less expensive than the dorsal fin, I was lucky that when I placed my order they found an extra pen, so instead of waiting for 7 to 9 months as told, I got my fountain pen in less than 50 days.

"Storyteller, unfold thy words untold!"

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I find the Moon Cat image very peaceful. I hope that nibs.com never has one ready for sale in Portable Cigar shape :D. Enjoy your pen, so nice!

 

@Como, the Moon Cat is quite charming, and a lot less expensive than the dorsal fin, I was lucky that when I placed my order they found an extra pen, so instead of waiting for 7 to 9 months as told, I got my fountain pen in less than 50 days.

 

I looked at this one a lot during lockdown, very intriguing material. Do you like the texture? Beautiful pen, congratulations!

Just thought I'd leave this here... :D

 

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this is a dangerous thread...

I tried to forget about it already in 2017...

as in terms of Nakayas I'm less than an absolute beginner...

i.e. zero Nakayas so far...

Not sure I'll be able to resist for long

A long sigar is already on my wish list...

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I bought my first in 2014. Now I have about 100.

 

Posting a family photo here would be the equivalent of a megaton nuclear mic drop! Just sayin' :P

Vintage. Cursive italic. Iron gall.

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rhk and Linger: Thank you for sharing photos of your beautiful Tamenuris. Congratulations!

Linger: Is the last one a 17mm Portable? I bought a long cigar and it doesn't fit in my Visconti 12-pen case, so it's always outside! But the section is very comfortable. The 17mm looks really nice, girthy kind of like MB 149.

Three aka tamenuri Nakaya’s, I have some more.

 

Please show the others as well Ruud!

 

With one on order (eta spring 2021) I currently have three: aka, heki, and toki:

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Linger: Is the last one a 17mm Portable? I bought a long cigar and it doesn't fit in my Visconti 12-pen case, so it's always outside! But the section is very comfortable. The 17mm looks really nice, girthy kind of like MB 149.

 

 

Yes the last one is the 17mm portable. I actually like both, even though they have very different sections. The section of the long cigar to me seems super comfortable, but the overall size of the pen a bit too unpractical for the reason you mention.

 

Very high on my wish list is a Dorsal Fin, and I am not sure if the same not applies for that sword too...

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On 12/7/2020 at 9:57 PM, Linger said:

Family extension!

 

With one still on order (eta spring 2021) I currently have four: aka, heki, toki, and shu:

 

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Gorgeous!! Not seen many toki, it's lovely!

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8 hours ago, _finenib said:

Thought it might be worth asking here, anyone got a picture of the naka-ai and the long piccolo side by side? capped and uncapped? 

 

 

I posted comparative photos and comments for you in answer to your separate post of this question

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On 12/7/2020 at 2:57 PM, Linger said:

Family extension!

 

With one still on order (eta spring 2021) I currently have four: aka, heki, toki, and shu:

 

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@Linger: The addition of Shu made your harmonious Nakaya family photo brighter too! Congratulations! A beautiful selection.

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@Linger: Would you mind me asking what pen tray is this please? I have the same problem with Visconti 12-pen case, since I bought my Nakaya Long Cigar. Thank you.

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