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    Thanks very much, I'll look in to that, be lovely to use it more often

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    Quote Originally Posted by IdiotAbroad View Post
    Thanks very much, I'll look in to that, be lovely to use it more often

    I have used his services through Write Here in Shrewsbury.

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    I've been looking for an alternative to the Kaweco Sport as a pocket pen and found the Ohto on Amazon for 11. It's even smaller than the Kaweco until you post the lid when it transforms into a full size pen and over 12mm longer.
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    That's very nice!

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    Here's my Ensso Piuma - I would highly recommend these, and currently 30% off for Fathers day. I've ordered a couple now and they arrive super fast from LA in USofA.












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    PS sorry about the size of the images lately - I am struggling to get the image hosting site to make them smaller - I reduced these ones during upload but it seems to have made little difference.

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    Taroko notebooks are really good for silly projects :)

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    Delivery from Appelboom in Holland; a Visconti and a Montegrappa.

    Best price for the pens I wanted, delivered in 2 days and wrapped like below (not requested / this is just how they wrap all their pens inside the delivery box!)


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    Delivery from Appelboom in Holland; a Visconti and a Montegrappa.

    Best price for the pens I wanted, delivered in 2 days and wrapped like below (not requested / this is just how they wrap all their pens inside the delivery box!)

    What's the American seller you got the other pen from please? Visconti are my favourite pens so will take a look at this Dutch seller.

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    Ensso Pens

    Currently 30% off*, free (fast) worldwide delivery, excellent customer service and the pen itself is fantastic - far better quality than the price would suggest. Solid and hefty.

    I have no affiliation by the way - just a very pleased return customer!

    I have the brass one being delivered tomorrow.




    *its a Father's Day code - will try to find it**. Even at full price it's a bargain.

    **DAD2017
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    Quote Originally Posted by ach5 View Post
    Ensso Pens

    Currently 30% off*, free (fast) worldwide delivery, excellent customer service and the pen itself is fantastic - far better quality than the price would suggest. Solid and hefty.

    I have no affiliation by the way - just a very pleased return customer!

    I have the brass one being delivered tomorrow.




    *its a Father's Day code - will try to find it**. Even at full price it's a bargain.

    **DAD2017
    tempted.... so what are the nib sizes like? I normally go for a 'medium'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solwisesteve View Post
    tempted.... so what are the nib sizes like? I normally go for a 'medium'.
    I have an EF on my black one, and a broad on the brass one yet to arrive.

    They do a whole range and the nibs are beautiful to look at. They're stainless steel, so won't write quite like a 14k or 18k good nib, but if you're a fan of large somewhat fancy nibs, you'll love these.

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    Updated SOTC (missing my brass Kaweco Lilliput as it's had to go back for replacement due to a nib problem, and the brass Ensso Piuma which has been delayed in arriving)



    Top Row (L-R):
    Montblanc Meisterstuck fountain pen (not sure the exact model)
    Parker fountain pen with gold trim from mid-1990's / Conklin Minigraph fountain pen in Basalt Blue
    Faber Castell E-motion fountain pen in pear wood
    Montegrappa Fortuna Mosaica Roma fountain pen
    Monteverde Mountains of the World - K2 fountain pen
    S.T.Dupont Fidelo fountain pen, black lacquer with gold trim
    Kaweko sports fountain pens x 2
    Faber Castell E-motion rollerball in pear wood
    Montblanc starwalker fine liner (rubberised exterior)
    Ensso Piuma fountain pen
    Visconti Rembrandt fountain pen (Ivory / bronze)
    Waterman Exception Night & Day fountain pen

    Bottom Row (L-R):
    Montblanc Meisterstuck ball pen (?exact model)
    Conway Stewart fountain pen from 1930's, marbled green, 14k gold nib, lever fill
    Parker 45 Flighter fountain pen, mid-1990's
    LAMY Safari fountain pen
    Waterman Exception Night & Day rollerball
    Jinhao X450 fountain pen
    Montblanc ?model, fitted with fineliner
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    Quote Originally Posted by LuBee View Post
    I have used his services through Write Here in Shrewsbury.
    I love visiting this shop - it has a wonderful selection of cards and other writing items. But more than that, it is based in the premises that used to be Alltree Brothers, a sport and toy shop owned by my father, then my mother and brother.

    I'm not a pen enthusiast ando opened this thread out of curiosity - some wonderful memories. Serendipity indeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonRA View Post
    I love visiting this shop - it has a wonderful selection of cards and other writing items. But more than that, it is based in the premises that used to be Alltree Brothers, a sport and toy shop owned by my father, then my mother and brother.

    I'm not a pen enthusiast ando opened this thread out of curiosity - some wonderful memories. Serendipity indeed.
    Theyre closed at the moment for a refurb...I'm hoping for a bigger selection of pens :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LuBee View Post
    Theyre closed at the moment for a refurb...I'm hoping for a bigger selection of pens :)
    I'll be visiting my brother next month so hope it will be open again :)

    ATB

    Jon

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonRA View Post
    I'll be visiting my brother next month so hope it will be open again :)

    ATB

    Jon
    Think they're only close for a couple of weeks....so should be all back up and running for you trip

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    Today's work pens - can anyone name all 4 without cheating by reading my SOTC above?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ach5 View Post
    Today's work pens - can anyone name all 4 without cheating by reading my SOTC above?
    ?, Mont Blanc of some description, 2 x Kaweco Sport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Lee View Post
    ?, Mont Blanc of some description, 2 x Kaweco Sport.
    Ensso brass fountain pen - heaviest pen I own, solid, smooth, beautiful!

    Correct on the others

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    Wife wants a burgundy one for her brother!!!
    Ordered one from Cult pens late Tuesday night arrived today!

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    I've been using a Palomino Blackwing 56 pencil today.

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