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Lamy Clip 'cap Rub' Aesthetic Wear


Inferno2Inferno

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Hello fellow Lamy fans on FPN!

 

I am a long time Lamy user and a diehard fan. I just have a question for you about one of the ways your Lamys may wear and tear over time (pens with wear listed in brackets). Between my Logos (brushed and stainless steel), Al-Stars, Lxs, and Studios (black) I have noticed that within around 18-24 months of use, the clip rubs a fine line just underneath its point of contact with the cap with a varying degree of aesthetic wear. On the Logos regardless of style it rubs a fine clear line (way more noticeable on the brushed one making that one look almost like the matte one), on the Al-Stars and Lxs, the clip rubs to faint lines just underneath it fading the colour slightly and finally the black studio (and oddly only that one), has the black layer chipped off in that are revealing the clear metal underneath.

 

Just wondering if anyone else has borne witness to this phenomenon on their pens as well and if it is similar or different from what I am experiencing!

"It is the thing itself but the view we take on it that offends us" -Epictetus

 

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It's normal with lots pens. I have a Jotter that has that type of wear under its clip, and my Lamy is already showing a bit of wear there as well.

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