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Maruzen Penshow 2020


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I thought there was a discussion already to which I wanted to add a tiny detail - just don't find the original thread. Perhaps one of the administrators could merge it with that older thread?

(Anybody has that special Google Search link for FPN, I accidentally deleted it. That was a really good search page.)

 

End of last year, Maruzen published a flyer with the LE pens available. Apart from that, there is no additional info. Even on their HP is VERY FEW.

Only this!

 

"2020年はいよいよ4年に一度の一大イベントが開催されます。"

It EVENTUALLY says there will be a major event every four years - including 2020 - or from 2020. If someone of you is going to Maruzen in the days before the show. Could you please ask what that exactly means?

 

At least we can expect a bigger penshow this year.

The show starts on March 4, a bit more than 3 weeks to go.

 

For those hoping for a LE pen, I have some bad news. FPN member fudefan just told me the following: "went to Maruzen yesterday and saw that all but one of the limited edition pens of this year's show were already sold out."

 

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This year's LE ink is yellow-green - it says that green has been added to yellow to make the ink more useful to people using it for writing:

 

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Both of the pens are beautiful, but neither is inexpensive! I would be tempted to buy the Sailor were I able to go to the show.

"Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts." - Patrick Rothfuss

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@OmegaMountain

On that pamphlet shown in December last year there were more LEs - from other companies too.

All but one LE is already sold out, despite prices up to $2k.

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Same mention of the once every 4 years in this edition of [趣味の文具箱]
I wonder if its the KOP in the boring M・B nibs that is still available ?
Won't be surprised that the Eboya, Sendai Ohashido and Nakaya with that little ink bottle roll stopper being pre-sold. The Custom Urushi is definitely already sold out - as I'm told.

 

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I thought there was a discussion already to which I wanted to add a tiny detail - just don't find the original thread. Perhaps one of the administrators could merge it with that older thread?

(Anybody has that special Google Search link for FPN, I accidentally deleted it. That was a really good search page.)

 

 

This - site:fountainpennetwork.com "search term"

In this instance site:fountainpennetwork.com "Maruzen Penshow" shows this thread only.

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"Simplicate and add Lightness."

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> This - site:fountainpennetwork.com "search term"

I know this - thank you.

But there was a special search engine located at Google for this site which was MUCH better than the normal Google search.

And stupid me deleted it somehow.

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> I wonder if its the KOP in the boring M・B nibs that is still available ?

Exactly.

And I saw on a photo that the Nakaya is also still available - no wonder with such a price (148500 Yen).

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I never did see the flyer - does anyone have a digital image of the complete thing? I can't seem to find it through searching...

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If nobody else can provide, this evening, I can add it - check back around 22:00 JST.

I appreciate it, but don't go out of your way. I was just curious and like to see the limited editions I won't get to see otherwise.

"Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts." - Patrick Rothfuss

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Here is it in XL, so you can see the pens better:

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Oh, wow. Those are all incredibly beautiful pens... I wish I could pick up any of those. Is there blue bottom pen an Eboya, because it's amazing? Thank you for posting this. Edited by OmegaMountain

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Thank you, mke, for all of this interesting information. For those of us who can not read Japanese and live far from Japan, you are a vital and very helpful resource. I hope people with an an interest in Japanese fountain pens appreciate your information. I certainly do. That transparent red King of Pen is remarkably beautiful. It seems there are more and more unusual & colorful KoPs these days from both Sailor and Wancher-Sailor. Thank you again for all of your posts.

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Thank you, mke, for all of this interesting information. For those of us who can not read Japanese and live far from Japan, you are a vital and very helpful resource.

 

 

I second this -- thank you very much for spreading the news!

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