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inklord
February 6th, 2016, 10:22 AM
Anyone super-excited about this one?
http://www.pelikan.com/pulse/Pulsar/de_DE.FWI.displayShop.207644./m120-green-black
Well, I am - the 120/140 series has been one of my old-time favorites ever since I inherited my great-uncle Fritz's 140!

Pickwick
February 6th, 2016, 11:16 AM
It's so pretty!

inklord
February 6th, 2016, 12:18 PM
It's so pretty!
Indeed. For me and many of my generation in Germany this and its green-striped cousin were the epitome of a pen that 'works for a living'. Small, humble, and utterly functional, it is also beautiful without any adornments. I hope they will also recreate the 140 based on this same body.

tandaina
February 6th, 2016, 03:09 PM
Since I'm not a fan of green, no. Afraid not. If it were some pretty color or pattern on the barrel I would grab one, but it's just not to my taste. (I owned one of hte original 120s and sold it, just found it deathly boring)

Lady Onogaro
February 6th, 2016, 07:25 PM
I like it.

Jeph
February 6th, 2016, 07:47 PM
170 euros, Ouch. I like that it is back but I'll stick to my vintage ones.

The Good Captain
February 7th, 2016, 02:51 AM
Nice, and you just never know...

inklord
February 7th, 2016, 04:26 AM
170 euros, Ouch. I like that it is back but I'll stick to my vintage ones.
You're right on the price - if you look at other Pelikan prices, the 170 ticket will probably translate into a $250-270 price tag here... but, like you, I like to see these pens to be available again. I also have some vintage 14k nibs to put in one of those, so I might still jump on one! :)

bluesea
February 7th, 2016, 02:53 PM
Will these nibs be gold plated steel?

inklord
February 8th, 2016, 05:06 AM
Will these nibs be gold plated steel?

Yes they will be - but in all probability any M4xx nib should fit.

RuiFromUK
February 8th, 2016, 06:27 AM
Actually I was hoping they were going to bring a turquoise M200 to match the new ink coming out this month. Well, this one will do alright.

Jeph
February 8th, 2016, 04:56 PM
170 euros, Ouch. I like that it is back but I'll stick to my vintage ones.
You're right on the price - if you look at other Pelikan prices, the 170 ticket will probably translate into a $250-270 price tag here... but, like you, I like to see these pens to be available again. I also have some vintage 14k nibs to put in one of those, so I might still jump on one! :)

The good news is that they (usually) just switch the sign of the currency for the US market, so that means it should (only?) list for $170 in the US. That depends on supply and demand of course.

christof
February 11th, 2016, 06:50 AM
Yes. Hard to imagine that someone will spend 170 euros/$ on a replica of a pen which still can be found on ebay for 50 euros/$ in mint condition. Just my opinion...
And not to forget that the vintage piston mechanism is much better built than moderns...
C.

inklord
February 11th, 2016, 03:37 PM
170 euros, Ouch. I like that it is back but I'll stick to my vintage ones.
You're right on the price - if you look at other Pelikan prices, the 170 ticket will probably translate into a $250-270 price tag here... but, like you, I like to see these pens to be available again. I also have some vintage 14k nibs to put in one of those, so I might still jump on one! :)

The good news is that they (usually) just switch the sign of the currency for the US market, so that means it should (only?) list for $170 in the US. That depends on supply and demand of course.
Not really so - M400 295.-/US$ 372.-; M200 95.-/US$ 125.- - 144.- from reputable dealers.

anaximander
February 20th, 2016, 05:13 PM
Yes. Hard to imagine that someone will spend 170 euros/$ on a replica of a pen which still can be found on ebay for 50 euros/$ in mint condition. Just my opinion...
And not to forget that the vintage piston mechanism is much better built than moderns...
C.

+1 And the vintage nibs are probably better too.

Runnin_Ute
February 21st, 2016, 03:39 PM
I was excited for this - but not at this price point.

Susanna
July 14th, 2016, 12:29 PM
http://www.giardino.it/IMMAGINI/Mailing/M120_nib.jpg
This is the M120 nib