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If you do a search for these on Amazon, steel nib, not the limited editions, you will find two pricing bands:$101-107, and $263-265.  The seller is Amazon for all of these, and I have no idea what explains this pricing.  I just boiught this one:

https://www.amazon.com/Stipula-Etruria-Magnifica-Fountain-SELVATICO/dp/B0CGF7Y3KZ/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2O9HRTCI1S3H8&keywords=Stipula+Etruria+Magnifica+Fountain+Pen&qid=1704575346&sprefix=stipula+etruria+magnifica+fountain+pen%2Caps%2C122&sr=8-1

 

 

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Incredible find! Thank you 😀

 

Looks like the more expensive Fine nib version lists Overstock and at better value than the outlet (thank you Yafa)

 

Do I need to break :wallbash: the beginning year FP sobriety with a oversize Italian heritage pen with gorgeous honey resin 🫠🤤

 

Stellar review by @fpupulin looks convincing... enough to cart it and slowing depopulate the Chinese pens in queue ? 🤔

 

There's also the Stipula La Ventidue 22 piston at a bit less at $88 USD though not as heritage purdy IMHO

 

 

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3 hours ago, lascosas said:

The above is now $88!!!!!  $110 minus 20% at checkout.

 

Where did your 20% coupon come from?  I don’t have one. 

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7 minutes ago, XYZZY said:

Where did your 20% coupon come from?

 

Probably a remnant from this: https://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/topic/373667-a-few-pens-at-20-off-on-amazon/

 

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Yes, in private browsing the discount disappeared.  I will no longer list pricing with discounts, since they are not generally available.

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Wow!

Thanks for the bringing this to our attention.

Some fantastic deals, but prices are all over the place.

Like the Suprema Foglia D'oro Gold foil vacuum filler with 14K Gold Stiflex Broad nib is only $230, less than the Stipula La Ventidue 22 Avorio with stainless steel medium nib at $245.

But then again you'll find the Suprema Foglio D'oro with a 14k Gold Stiflex Fine nib for $600.

And so on.

I showed extraordinary restraint and only got only one single purple Etruria Rainbow with a fine steel nib for $100. Of course after that I collapsed and got the Foglia D'oro with the 14K Gold Broad nib. The FOMO was too strong.

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On 1/7/2024 at 8:14 AM, lascosas said:

The seller is Amazon for all of these, and I have no idea what explains this pricing.

 

I think it's peculiar that now you can put that fountain pen on a Subscribe & Save recurring ordering schedule.

 

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Theroc-

The Stipula Suprema Fountain Pen SUPREMA FOGLIA D'ORO is now $551, so yes, all over the place.

A Smug Dill-

I've found that if Amazon (versus a third party seller) is selling an item, any item, you can subscribe, though you are not promised the current price when it comes time to send you more of whatever.

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I frequently use the subscribe & save to get an additional discount when I only want one of something. Just don't forget to cancel the subscription.  This one, though, doesn't seem to give any discount for subscribing.

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I've never seen a discount for things you would never want more than one of.  Dish detergent?  Yes.  Stipula Etruria Rainbow Red Broad Fountain Pen? Not so much.

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You may be right about that.  I'm thinking of things like LED light bulbs with niche screw bases.  They're usually poor quality Chinese products that fail after a couple of months. So I buy one to try: if it fails in two months I don't want another, and if it is quality it will fail in a few years and I still don't want a subscription.  

 

Actually I've bought ink on subscription too.  IRO Yama-budo for example... $17.97 for one, or $17.00 when subscribed.  I *know* that's a quality product, but like a quality LED bulb the next order is far enough in the future that it's silly to have a running subscription.

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6 hours ago, lascosas said:

A Smug Dill-

I've found that if Amazon (versus a third party seller) is selling an item, any item, you can subscribe,

 

Not this one

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but then there is this notebook sold by a third party/Marketplace seller that is available on Subscribe & Save, with no discount: 

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I received both pens today. Happy to report that Amazon inventoried them correctly. Nibs as advertised, something you can't always depend on when buying fountain pens from Amazon.

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@lascosas Thank you!

 

Got the Medium Etruria Magnifica in the Red Stipula box and surprisingly all in good order: beautiful pen (that resin!), 😍 butter smooth writing, no discernible gray market/used defects and an eyedropper presumably for the such filling. 

 

Curiously, the user manual list the Twist Capless model, which I think came out recently from Stipula  suggesting the stock is recent.  Looks like a twist capless version appeared in 2005 Also in that article it lists Etruria as the company acquiring Stipula the reg mark brand my box so maybe hence the full name, Stipula Etruria 🤷‍♂️

 

No dealer stamp though, which makes sense.

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Glad it worked for you.  I have never received a counterfeit item sold by Amazon, and the few times I cared about whether Amazon was an authorized dealer (nib swaps) the answer was yes.  What does happen is inconsistent packaging.

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On 1/11/2024 at 5:47 PM, james3paris said:

No longer...popped up...

Yes. It's Amazon's price master running amok again. You see this sort of behavior when there is a very limited quantity of an item left; the algorithm keeps dropping the price, with seemingly no bottom, until there is a sale and then it pops up again. And this keep going on until the item sells out.

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Got my new pen in the mail.   The nib came out of the box misaligned. However, after about half an hour, I was able to re-align it. So, I am happy.  Happy to get it for $300 and really happy that I did not need to send it back.   Thanks to @lascosas for posting this thread.

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