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Quick little review of my new Franklin-Christoph Model 03.


I usually get fine or extra-fine nibs but oh man! Im loving this broad!


Pen - Franklin-Christoph Model 03 Ghost &Smoke

Nib - Matsuyama Broad Cursive Italic

Ink - Pelikan Edelstein Aventurine







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Pen - Franklin-Christoph Model 03 Ghost &Smoke

Nib - Matsuyama Broad Cursive Italic


The correct name spelling is Masuyama. I have B-CI currently on Model 19 and love it with all my heart.

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My bad on the name. Spelling is not my strong suit. I also have a fine cursive italic that I adore equally if not more.

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And you should try Christoph Music Nib, speciality of the house :) . I have thought it will be unusably wide, but in a fact it is pure fun.

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I just ordered my second pocket 20 and I almost got the music nib but instead picked the 1.5 calligraphy italic. This broad nib kick is new to me. Im an ef guy mainly. Im having fun though.

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This model is gorgeous. But i think all the Franklin Christoph products are gorgeous. Hard to be objective and even more so after my fourth model.

I plan to buy this model but I hesitate between Ghost and Emerald. Did you try to ink it in eye dropper mode ?

I would be personally curious to see the color rendering at the body level with this Ghost color.

If you do, I'm interested (and I think I'm not the only one) of some pictures :)


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