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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Here are my retractable pens.

    ... Are there any more that I have missed?
    This appears to be somewhat retractable.


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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Here are my retractable pens.
    Are there any more that I have missed?

    ...some vintage ones like Météore Pullman ( France ) ans Aurora Asterope (Italy).
    C.

    PS: your Pilot is super cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by christof View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Here are my retractable pens.
    Are there any more that I have missed?


    PS: your Pilot is super cool!
    Just showing my ignorance - what makes it super cool? It's just a pen that I have had for a few (40) years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catbert View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Here are my retractable pens.

    ... Are there any more that I have missed?
    This appears to be somewhat retractable.

    That looks interesting. A bit hand made and esoteric, which I like.

    The search begins...

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    Quote Originally Posted by catbert View Post
    Pretty smart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Here are my retractable pens.

    Lamy Dialog 3 in piano white. Lovely smooth action to the retraction.
    Stipula Da Vinci in carbon fibre. Three turns to retract, sort of negates the convenience of a retractable pen.
    Pilot VP from the 1970s. We all know and love these.
    Montblanc 1912 I don't see why this needs to be retractable if it has a cap, but who am I to question the great MB?

    Just looking for an affordable Visconti Pininfarina. Are there any more that I have missed?
    How about vintage "safety" pens, there are at least two designs: 1) Waterman's "helical" design and 2) Moore's "sleeve" design.
    - Will
    A place to look for restored vintage pens: Redeem Pens

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by christof View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Here are my retractable pens.
    Are there any more that I have missed?


    PS: your Pilot is super cool!
    Just showing my ignorance - what makes it super cool? It's just a pen that I have had for a few (40) years.


    Your capless is a relatively short lived model from 1973. It has already the new shape but is still made of aluminium.
    do you know the site of Carmen Rivera? It's fantastic and there is the whole history of all capless models documented:

    http://carmenriverapens.com/Vanishin...s/73DecRet.htm

    c.
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    Hello Christof,

    Thank you for happily passing half an hour of my time, looking at the Carmen Rivera website.

    So much to learn, so many pens to look at.

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    The postman has just been, so here's my augmented collection of retractable pens

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    Stypen Up
    Stipula Da Vinci
    Lamy Dialog 3
    Piedimonte GB 1 Ebonite & copper
    Pilot VP
    Montblanc 1912

    Please does anybody know of a convertor to fit the Stypen Up? I have tried a short convertor from a Kaweco Sport, which fits for length but doesn't seal - it rattles around inside the pen.

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    And here's a mini collection of Pens that Need to be Polished

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    Namisu Nova copper
    Milim Pro bronze
    Kaweco Brass sport
    Piedimonte GB 1 Ebonite & copper

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    Now another mini collection of just four Pens whose cap doesn't cover the section.

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    The Right Choice Painting Co TiLiner Titanium
    Jinhao Shark
    Venvstas Magna
    Muji Aluminium

    Any others?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Now another mini collection of just four Pens whose cap doesn't cover the section.

    The Right Choice Painting Co TiLiner Titanium
    Jinhao Shark
    Venvstas Magna
    Muji Aluminium

    Any others?
    Pilot Plumix
    Franklin-Christoph Model 25?

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    Thank you Catbert.

    I was going to look at the F-C pens at the San Francisco Pen Show later this month. I have a feeling that is going to be a slightly expensive day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Thank you Catbert.

    I was going to look at the F-C pens at the San Francisco Pen Show later this month. I have a feeling that is going to be a slightly expensive day.
    The design of the Model 25 intrigues me but I think it's one I'd have to try before buying.

    Another short-cap model:

    Namisu Orion

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    Gosh, Catbert, your knowledge is very wide and deep.

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWS View Post
    Gosh, Catbert, your knowledge is very wide and deep.

    Thank you.
    Sadly it's just a case of your mini collection intersecting my interest in technical pens or pens that resemble them.

    Another example, new to me: Pelikan th.INK

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    mini collection of pocket pens:



    Pilot M90
    Sheaffer's Tuckaway
    Kaweco Sport
    Parker Duofold
    Waterman's 52V
    Pilot Elite

    C.

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    It's a quiet afternoon in Chester, so here's an easy quiz for you.

    What connects this mini collection?

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