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    Default Which Visconti should I buy?

    I want to buy my first Visconti and I'm debating between the following 4 pens:
    Homo Sapiens steel oversize
    Manhattan Magma
    Metropolitan Green
    Divina black midi

    Anything inherently better about any of the above? any other suggestions for a first Visconti?

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    Apart from the bronze or dark age being my preference for the homosapien, they all look lovely, I don't envy your dilemma.

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    RocketRyan - if i go HS, midi or oversize?

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    How about the Van Gogh series? I really like the material, but the steel nib for the price stopped me from buying.
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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    Out of your choices, the HS. I had the maxi, and found it to be too large/heavy for me. I have the Bronze Age, and Dark Ages in the midi version. Two of my favorite pens...

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    I'm probably more of a midi size person myself.
    As for the van Gogh, you can but a dream touch nib from visconti for 170. On my to buy list.

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    found a great deal on evilbay and just purchased an hs steel oversize. hope i like it!

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    reporting back... the hs steel maxi landed. i inked it this morning. i love this pen! it is definitely not too big or heavy for me. the balance feels perfect. it writes like a dream. and i love the look of the pen itself. my only problem is deciding which visconti to buy next!

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    Divina or wall Street would be my choice next.

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    thanks brother!

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    Hi there!

    My fist Visconti was the Homo Sapiens Bronze (the large version) in EF, I loved it, and still do, I'm glad you liked your purchase, also, I won a Homo Sapiens LE Chiantishire from Appelboom on instagram, I just recieved it...and is awesome! the acriloid material in the barrel is awesome, kind of 3D effect, the cap is gorgeous, overall, one of the best pens I have ever used and own. You can consider this model also for your collection or the other colors (Florentine Hills and London Fog).

    Cheers,

    Luis A.

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    Another vote for the Homo Sapiens! Mine is the first version from 2010 with the stub palladium nib, still love it!


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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    I had a Homo Sapiens bronze full size but found it a bit large and heavy for my taste. I sold it and bought a Steel Age Midi and love it.

    I would love to find a Crystal Swirls but haven't scored one yet. I was unfortunately a touch too late on one last week. Lots of London Fogs, but I prefer the colors on Crystal Swirls. I think the Visconti demos (whichever color scheme one prefers) makes a nice addition to a Visconti group.

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    Default Re: Which Visconti should I buy?

    Hi RocketRyan,

    Did you get the Van Gogh?
    I am looking at: https://bellamysworld.com/accessorie...h-fountain-pen

    What do you mean by dream touch nib and any to be found there?
    Last edited by Elias; September 2nd, 2019 at 05:43 AM.

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