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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    ...aaaaaaand I am totally hopeless... +1 to that list above.

    I recently bought a 100N with a BB-nib to die for. Sharply cut with insane amount of tipping... and the price wasn't that awful either.

    Anyway, the guy that I bought the 100N from also had a run of the mill green stripe "F" marked 400 with the usual wear to the cap trim edge... with another healthy looking BB-nib! Not as sharp though but it was also an early script nib with loads of tipping...

    And then he made me an offer that I simply could not refuse.

    Well, it should be on my way shortly. I am just wondering how on earth he had ended up with those? Maybe he inherited them? Or a lucky flea market find. The thing is, that 400 had a nib swapped to it post sale so it was made on purpose... need to ask him.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Let's see....
    Jazz Elegance (c/c pen)-M
    M150-F
    120 Merz and Krell -M
    140-F
    400NN -EF
    M200 Cognac -F
    M200 Blue Marbled old style -OB
    M200 Brown Marbled -M
    M200 Gold Marbled -B
    M400 White Tortoise -B

    I think that is all of them. Currently the 140, 400NN, all the M200's and the M400 sre inked.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Quote Originally Posted by Runnin_Ute View Post
    Let's see....
    Jazz Elegance (c/c pen)-M
    M150-F
    120 Merz and Krell -M
    140-F
    400NN -EF
    M200 Cognac -F
    M200 Blue Marbled old style -OB
    M200 Brown Marbled -M
    M200 Gold Marbled -B
    M400 White Tortoise -B

    I think that is all of them. Currently the 140, 400NN, all the M200's and the M400 sre inked.

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    Very nice collection.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Sincerely, no idea.
    My other writing instrument is a pencil.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Quote Originally Posted by pajaro View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Runnin_Ute View Post
    Let's see....
    Jazz Elegance (c/c pen)-M
    M150-F
    120 Merz and Krell -M
    140-F
    400NN -EF
    M200 Cognac -F
    M200 Blue Marbled old style -OB
    M200 Brown Marbled -M
    M200 Gold Marbled -B
    M400 White Tortoise -B

    I think that is all of them. Currently the 140, 400NN, all the M200's and the M400 sre inked.

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    Very nice collection.
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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    M400 White Tortoise
    M400 Blue stripe
    M200 Anthricite
    M200 gray swirl, older type
    M200 black, older type
    M300 green stripe
    Pelikano, red
    K400 green stripe
    K215 rings

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Alot

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Latest additions bumbed the total of fountain pens to... 23* vintage Pelikans and one M200.

    • 9x post war 100N,
    • 1x war time/pre war 100N,
    • 1x post war 101N,
    • 1x 120,
    • 1x 140,
    • 2x 400 Tortoise,
    • 1x 400N Tortoise,
    • 2x 400NN Tortoise,
    • 2x 400 Green stripe,
    • 1x 400NN Green stripe &
    • 500NN/Gimborn 150 frankenpelikan in black stripe.
    • M200 Blue Marbled


    * One post war 100N is still supposedly at my fiancées parents place but I did not count that.

    I also have a bunch of vintage mechanical pencils and one M200 Blue Marbled rollerball.


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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    I have 6 Pelikans:

    A Pelikan Celebry P590 in Venetian Red with a 14k nib

    A Pelikan New Classic P370 in blue with a steel nib

    A Pelikan Souveran 600 in white/violet with a 14k nib

    A Pelikan M205 in Star Ruby

    A Pelikan M120 in green and black with a steel nib

    A Pelikan P20 Twist in bright colors

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    I have only one Pelikan M750 Special Edition with M nib.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    I have half a Pelikan. Maybe even less because I don't even know if it works yet. I ordered an old 100n and it's in the mail.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    More than I need and never as many as I want (and a couple more arriving tomorrow)

    All bar 2 or 3 are at least 50 years old, and many a lot older than that. I'd get rid of the newest one (a Celebry) but I really like the nib (hate everything else about it, especially the metal section). I favour the lower numbered pens - nothing above than a 400 - as with the exception of my very special MB149, I really don't get on with heavyweights.


    This has been a very timely post as it made me go and tend to the flock a little - only to discover a favourite of my more modern chicks, an MC120 (or M150 with a fantastic 1.0 nib) has just dumped a pretty much complete fill of Doyou into the piston mechanism. I know what I'm doing this evening...

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    I have four: two M200s, one M205 and one M215. If I had my wits about me when I started to buy, not yet collect, fountain pens, I would have stuck to pens like the Pelikan.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Quote Originally Posted by Runnin_Ute View Post
    Let's see....
    Jazz Elegance (c/c pen)-M
    M150-F
    120 Merz and Krell -M
    140-F
    400NN -EF
    M200 Cognac -F
    M200 Blue Marbled old style -OB
    M200 Brown Marbled -M
    M200 Gold Marbled -B
    M400 White Tortoise -B

    I think that is all of them. Currently the 140, 400NN, all the M200's and the M400 sre inked.

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    Just recently added both a M100 with an M and a M205 Duo in transparent green with a BB nib to the flock.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Two. A M200 Smoky Quartz and a 400, both with fine nibs.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Our flock:

    M1005 Stresemann EF
    M800 Green M
    M805 Blue F
    M205 Olive M

    My wife got a M600 Violet M and my daughter (first of three to receive as graduation gift) a M600 Green M with a K600 Green in the nice two pen pouch.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Quote Originally Posted by guyy View Post
    I have no idea how many 51s i have, but the Pelikans are a part of my collection i can actually count.

    - 3 Tortoise 400NN (BB, unmarked B/BB, EF)

    - 1 Tortoise 400 (M)

    - 2 Green Stripe 400NN (OB,OBB)

    - 1 Green Stripe 400 OM

    2 M800s in sad shape:

    - Very early W German M800 14k nib with broken piston sleeve. One of these days i’ll get around to replacing it.

    - M805 black with lots of trim corrosion. Mottishaw Spencerian modded 14k nib.

    also, one Deccan Advocate with an M800 14k <B> nib.
    Added a few since posting this:

    400 tortoise with OBB
    400 black in DEF
    400 black stripe in F

    100N in F

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    33 so far, with an M1000 EF in Black coming from Cult Pens (15%Off)...

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Rather more than I'm prepared to admit to. Of which I use about a dozen all the time.

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    Default Re: So how many Pelikans do you have?

    Only two:

    M800 Green Stripe - F nib
    M805 Blue Dune - EF nib

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