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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    This has already been mentioned on a couple of other threads. Here and here

    The pen and ink stands were just in the way when he wanted to sign the large documents, especially as he seems to like to sign with his arm angled rather than straight.
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Please, have a look on the second video.

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    I think the problem was with the tiny table rather than the pens. Perhaps they can afford a bigger one next time.
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deb View Post
    I think the problem was with the tiny table rather than the pens. Perhaps they can afford a bigger one next time.
    Yes the table was too small for the papers and the pen and ink stands that were on there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by usk15 View Post
    Please, have a look on the second video.
    I watched the whole thing live in real time.
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Just my personal opinion.



    To me the whole monarchy thing is just bizarre.
    This family lived like croesuses and enriched themselves at the cost of the common people for 1000 years.

    Here in Austria we were ruled by the Habsburg family also for centuries.
    Luckily we washed away that riff-raff 100 years ago.

    To see such things like the monarchy in Britain in the 21 century for me is an anachronism.

    If the Brits think they need a King then they should at least elect one in a democratic process and everyone should be able to apply for that job.


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    I'm sure the entire population of Britain is grateful for your considered advice, Ptero.
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deb View Post
    I'm sure the entire population of Britain is grateful for your considered advice, Ptero.
    For sure not, that was also not the intention, for sure not an advice.
    I tagged it as my personal opinion and off topic.

    I have no problem with people liking a monarchy.
    People are different everyone is allowed to have an own opinion.

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pterodactylus View Post
    Just my personal opinion....
    Move it here.

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Second occasion does seem to be a problem with the pen, not the desk space.


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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Interesting! In the youtube video King Charles is using his Montblanc 146 Sterling Pinstripe fountain pen that he has had for many years. I see he dipped the nib to have a nice wet, broad signature.

    Is the Yahoo video showing the same pen? It does seem during his frustration that it is metal-covered, and from his comments it has happened before.
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    My wife sent me this not having any idea hope much i would freaking love it!
    Me thinks MB may not be getting granted a Royal Warrant

    I would politely suggest that His Majesty investigate getting a Parker “51”, Vacumatic or Duofold… personally i think he should get a rolled silver “51” like @christof has

    https://fpgeeks.com/forum/showthread...l=1#post313790

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by junglejim View Post
    Interesting! In the youtube video King Charles is using his Montblanc 146 Sterling Pinstripe fountain pen that he has had for many years. I see he dipped the nib to have a nice wet, broad signature.

    Is the Yahoo video showing the same pen? It does seem during his frustration that it is metal-covered, and from his comments it has happened before.
    Sadly I couldn't see which pen it showed. I decided to take the comments that were added to the Guardian video with a pinch of salt as we don't know who added them and I've seen some really odd supposedly "translated" comments on YouTube videos previously.
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Did the Queen leave her treasured Parker 51 to a more deserving member of the Royal household? :-)

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Deb View Post
    I think the problem was with the tiny table rather than the pens. Perhaps they can afford a bigger one next time.
    Yes the table was too small for the papers and the pen and ink stands that were on there.
    Isn't that always the case? Seems there's a thread full of people sharing pics of exactly the same problem...

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by dneal View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Deb View Post
    I think the problem was with the tiny table rather than the pens. Perhaps they can afford a bigger one next time.
    Yes the table was too small for the papers and the pen and ink stands that were on there.
    Isn't that always the case? Seems there's a thread full of people sharing pics of exactly the same problem...
    Apparently it was. LOL
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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    for once I can really relate to the King of England.

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Maybe we should invite the King to hang out at a London Pen Show and learn how to cope with his recalcitrant and balky FPs :-)

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    Default Re: King Charles III doesn't like pens?

    Quote Originally Posted by amk View Post
    Maybe we should invite the King to hang out at a London Pen Show and learn how to cope with his recalcitrant and balky FPs :-)
    I'm pretty sure he will have a few other things on his "to do list" that he needs to do instead.
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