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A 1950s french-made (but dutch branded) Voluma 846 with a 1930s spiral glass nib from Gablonz.

Grey celluloid, button filler. 127mm.

 

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A TWSBI Diamond Mini AL in Mint Blue, 1.1mm stub nib, filled with J Herbin Violette Pensèe.  And an Opus 88 Picnic Pen in purple, with 1.4mm stub nib, filled with J Herbin Poussiere de Lune. 

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34 minutes ago, venegas.soriano said:

A 1950s french-made (but dutch branded) Voluma 846 with a 1930s spiral glass nib from Gablonz.

Grey celluloid, button filler. 127mm.

 

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Greetings V.S.,

 

Striking pen. Congratulations. :thumbup:

 

- Sean :)

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"Every one therefore that shall confess Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father Who is in Heaven." - MT. 10:32

"Any society that will give up liberty to gain security deserves neither and will lose both." - Ben Franklin

Thank you Our Lady of Prompt Succor & St. Jude.

 

 

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GvFC Chevron Guilloche black m 18k nib

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The TWSBI Swipe persion blue, and my only purple ink Pilot Iroshizuku Murasaki-shikubu. I am trying to run it out, and as the pen was running a bit dry as though it was blocked, I’ve added washing up liquid to the converter and also had the pen apart for a full clean. I’m just hoping that by taking the nib and feed out I haven’t caused it to leek where the nib meet the section 

Mark from the Latin Marcus follower of mars, the god of war.

 

Yorkshire Born, Yorkshire Bred. 
 

my current favourite author is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Franklin Christoph 20 / PO nib

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21 minutes ago, sandy101 said:

Caran d'ache Leman matte grey with broad nib

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That looks a really nice pen I like it

Mark from the Latin Marcus follower of mars, the god of war.

 

Yorkshire Born, Yorkshire Bred. 
 

my current favourite author is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Edison Menlo draw filler with DIY titanium cross flex nib and (heavily) modified Flexible Nib Factory J6E ebonite feed. Photographed after the pen was cleaned so there is no ink on the nib and in the barrel; the nib, when ink-stained, looks ugly.

 

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9 hours ago, venegas.soriano said:

A 1950s french-made (but dutch branded) Voluma 846 with a 1930s spiral glass nib from Gablonz.

Grey celluloid, button filler. 127mm.

 

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That's a very striking pen!  

What sort of fill system does it have?  And how does the glass nib write?  (I saw a glass nibbed fountain pen in an antiques mall a few years ago but didn't buy it because I'd had trouble getting a J Herbin dip pen with a glass nib to write.)

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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Writing sample from the PLP Model 007 I posted a few days back.IMG_20230408_143509_709.thumb.jpg.53309e3adbde9654daa2a6a631b8d6d9.jpg

 

Writing sample from the Woodex Model 54

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Today has again been the Persian Blue TWSBI swipe now filled with Diamine Dragon Blood Shimmering ink and stored nib up.

Mark from the Latin Marcus follower of mars, the god of war.

 

Yorkshire Born, Yorkshire Bred. 
 

my current favourite author is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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13 minutes ago, Mark from Yorkshire said:

Today has again been the Persian Blue TWSBI swipe now filled with Diamine Dragon Blood Shimmering ink and stored nib up.

Hi Mark, don't you mean PRUSSIAN Blue; or have they released another new color?? 

 

- Sean :)

https://www.catholicscomehome.org/

 

"Every one therefore that shall confess Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father Who is in Heaven." - MT. 10:32

"Any society that will give up liberty to gain security deserves neither and will lose both." - Ben Franklin

Thank you Our Lady of Prompt Succor & St. Jude.

 

 

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41 minutes ago, corniche said:

Hi Mark, don't you mean PRUSSIAN Blue; or have they released another new color?? 

 

- Sean :)

Yes I do, getting old timers LOL. It’s been a long week 😛

Mark from the Latin Marcus follower of mars, the god of war.

 

Yorkshire Born, Yorkshire Bred. 
 

my current favourite author is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Oh wow, @Kas- what a stunning pen! The palm green ink is a complimentary choice as well. 
I have a 1970s teal Platinum that I was getting ready to ink for the first time with Platinum pink (feeling a bit nostalgic for my ‘80s Miami childhood), when I noticed a bit of nib corrosion where the section butts up to it, so I took out my Sunshine cloth an took care of it. While I was rinsing the pen- I got a huge surprise: the feed is clear and not black as I first thought! I had cleaned it when I received the pen last year, but apparently not well enough! 
I also have my Kaweco Sport Twin nib inked with J. Herbin Rouge Caroubier and a few others that have been previously mentioned recently. I try to keep a rainbowish spectrum of pens inked for calligraphy and coloring. I need to pick a new pen to put a purple in.

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8 minutes ago, Misfit said:

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What a beautiful combination!  The stub nib really makes your handwriting look so good!

I don’t have a purple pen to ink, so I think it’s either going to be a clear five below italic pen or a black LAMY cp1.  I just have to look at my purples and see what I have. 

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4 hours ago, Kas said:

Today my midnight blue Visconti and palm green ink, it feels like a green ink sort of day. 

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4 hours ago, Kas said:

Today my midnight blue Visconti and palm green ink, it feels like a green ink sort of day. 

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4 hours ago, Kas said:

Today my midnight blue Visconti and palm green ink, it feels like a green ink sort of day. 

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😍  Midnight Blue Visconti and Palm Green ink....  Everyday is a 'green ink kind of a day' 🙂

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