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    A Swan No 4 Safety Screw Cap model. New York Broad Point Nib. A 2mm stub I had to have re-tipped. Couldn't resist - I love stubs,

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    Oooooooh what a lovely nib. I can totally understand why you got that one retipped!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cob View Post
    A Swan No 4 Safety Screw Cap model. New York Broad Point Nib. A 2mm stub I had to have re-tipped. Couldn't resist - I love stubs,

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    That looks like a great job. Who did it?
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    My Sailor 1911L Simply Black finally arrived (H-B)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Cob View Post
    A Swan No 4 Safety Screw Cap model. New York Broad Point Nib. A 2mm stub I had to have re-tipped. Couldn't resist - I love stubs,

    Rgds,

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    That looks like a great job. Who did it?
    Goldnibs.com in Portugal

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    Diplomat excellence. A very nice pen in green with gold highlights. A very well built and finished pen but quite heavy which is one disadvantage of buying without the benfit of handling first.
    I have passed it onto my son who likes a heavy pen.

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    Just arrived. Esterbrook J with an Osmiroid Mari 3 nib.

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    Kaweco Dia 2 with fine steel nib.



    I see what people mean about the nib looking small. That's OK I still think it looks quite nice.

    It also writes differently from my other pens. It is somehow smooth with little feedback but not too slippery on the page if that makes sense. Quite a pleasant experience.

    I tried a few inks since it is a very wet writer and settled on Perle Noir for now.

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    Hi,

    last week a Mabie Todd Swan 1041 (late 1940s) arrived. :-)

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    Diamine Racing Green matches its color perfectly.
    The nib is just stunning! Flexy, but no wet noodle, a medium to broad line.

    Best
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    Guys, looking trough my old stuff I found an Omas Pen. It seems pretty simple but I remember that it got in our family around 1980s. Reading the nip it says 585 14k. Do you have any idea how much is it worth. I do not like it so I plan to sell it. This is a video of the pen - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZcTCPb08bk and here are some photos:

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    Finally cracked after too long looking at it.... Pelikan olivine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by amk View Post
    Finally cracked after too long looking at it.... Pelikan olivine!
    It's a beautiful pen; I know what you mean.

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    SchaumburgSwan, that Mabbie Todd is a beaty and I envy you that nib.

    I normally don't like Racing Green , but find it isenhanced by the nib, and I am looking at it differently.

    Thak you.

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    I traded a M600 for a M800. I miss the 600. Itís a great size.
    Mags or Rob Maguire MB 149, 147, 146,144, Mozart, Boehme, Sailor Realo, Aurora Optima, Churchmen Prescriptor and Parson's Essential, Parker 51 1.3 mm stub, Parker Vacumatic 1939 OB Can, TWSBI's (540,580, Mini and Vac 700), Pelikan M 1000/800 Demonstrator 600/200 demoM/200 OBB, Visconti Rembrandts (2), Lamy, Cross, Watermans, Pilots, Sheaffer's, Omas 360 LE 84/360, GvFC, Esterbrooks J and SJ, Bexley Jitterbug, Taccia, Eversharp 1952 flex, Edison Herald, Franklin Christoph Piper.

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    A Franklin-Christoph 46 XLVI Autumn Oak. The photo does not do justice to the very attractive acrylic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fountainpagan View Post
    SchaumburgSwan, that Mabbie Todd is a beaty and I envy you that nib.

    I normally don't like Racing Green , but find it isenhanced by the nib, and I am looking at it differently.

    Thak you.
    Merci fountainpagan.

    MT made some really fantastic and beautiful stuff!
    This nib is not that seldom (or am I wrong? I see one offered at the moment).

    This is Diamine Racing Green (Rolf Thiel edition), beeing a bit warmer then the former Montblanc ink.
    Not a screeming ink, more a noble kind of color... as is the color of Gold itself :-)

    BTW: What is Your favourite dark green?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SchaumburgSwan View Post
    Hi,

    last week a Mabie Todd Swan 1041 (late 1940s) arrived. :-)

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    Swan_1041_c.jpg

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    Diamine Racing Green matches its color perfectly.
    The nib is just stunning! Flexy, but no wet noodle, a medium to broad line.

    Best
    Jens
    That one is a real gem - yet another masterpiece from the superb Mabie Todd.

    Cob
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    I quite like Diamine Green Black, otherwise Stipula Calamo Muschiato, Jens.

    You are right, that Racing Green is warmer than Montblanc's
    Last edited by fountainpagan; Yesterday at 04:37 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cob View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SchaumburgSwan View Post
    Hi,

    last week a Mabie Todd Swan 1041 (late 1940s) arrived. :-)...
    Diamine Racing Green matches its color perfectly.
    The nib is just stunning! Flexy, but no wet noodle, a medium to broad line.

    Best
    Jens
    That one is a real gem - yet another masterpiece from the superb Mabie Todd.

    Cob
    Dear Cob,

    yes, really, thank You.
    It has no model number engraved, but saying 1041 should be save, I think.

    Best wishes
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    Quote Originally Posted by fountainpagan View Post
    I quite like Diamine Green Black, otherwise Stipula Calamo Muschiato, Jens.

    You are right, that Racing Green is warmer than Montblanc's
    Hi,

    Stipula Calamo Muschiato looks very interesting, I was hoping for such when asking... :-)
    I like Diamine Green-Black a lot, it's a classic. When I give a pen to someone this ink is with it...

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