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I got this pen at an estate sale. Band says "Platinum Japan #3776" and nib says #3776, P, 18k, and F.

The body has a single crane, a bit raised, and some cloud like shapes.

I've googled "platiunum 3776 crane" and found pens with Mt Fuji and a crane, but none that look like this.

Anyone familiar with it? 

I like it - very pretty pen. Nib is a little scratchy but pleasantly fine, as I expected.






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I mean, I know it's a 3776, but why am I not finding any pictures on the Web that look like this pen? Could it be a fake?

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Try searching for 


Platinum #80 Aidu Kaga



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I purchased this same model just last February.  Mine has a 14k medium nib and is a lovely pen to write with.  I love its appearance. 


Please enjoy yours.




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Models with 18K nibs were sold in Japan and likely an older model. Pen obviously came with 14K and 18K nibs. The model in the referenced link is more modern evidenced by the nib design. Price was very good as this is a rarer model and prices are escalating.


Style might be called aizu-makie.


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Very nice!  Enjoy.  I hope to get something like that in the future.

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On 4/27/2021 at 8:38 AM, Erad67 said:

Very nice!  Enjoy.  I hope to get something like that in the future.

Good luck! I love the way it writes, nice feel of the paper, smooth, and very fine line.

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