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Dear all,


Happy day for me, today. When I went to USA as a high school student in the 90s, I asked my parents to buy me a fountain pen. Well, they bought me a LAMY Safari. I knew nothing about LAMY back then, and remember filling the cartridges with a syringe and needle to save money. Many years later, I bought my first LAMY 27e on eBay, had it restored, and that is how my collection started. A couple of weeks ago, I bought this LAMY Safari, and here are some pictures, if you are interested:




More pictures: here


Now, please, please help me identify the pen correctly as I believe (after some research done here) that it is the 3rd generation LAMY Safari Alpine White. If I am correct, I am happy, if not, well, I will have to keep searching


P.S. Have you noticed the eBay auction for the LAMY Safari Savannagrun which ended a couple of days ago? The pen went for EURO 500,- WOW!





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Congratulations on the purchase, Jan, and thank you for the great photos!


As my own LAMY collection grows, the old Safaris (and to a lesser extent, the old AL-stars) are the hardest ones for me to justify the cost of acquiring. The Savannah and Terracotta originals, as you say, are breathtakingly expensive. It's always impressive to see a pen not only listed but sold at that sort of price!


I hope the buyer stops by to share some photos too! ;)

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P.S. Have you noticed the eBay auction for the LAMY Safari Savannagrun which ended a couple of days ago? The pen went for EURO 500,- WOW!






Not to mention the Safari Demonstrator, not Vista, that recently went for over USD 700.-

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I had an Alpine White pen like that years ago and gave it away to a very young FP user.


I would like to add another to my collection some day.

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Lovely black and white scheme. The red case is a nice touch. :D


I only have a single Vista, no safari's, purely for the collection.

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