2008-12-31

Lamy nexx

In 2008, Lamy released a fountain pen for teenager aged 7-12.
it has plastic cap similar to Lamy smile,



triangular body end,


soft rubber grip section,


nexx and smile,
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update 20110216: nexx pink added

2008-12-27

Lamy Studio Rubinblack

This is the second year for a Lamy Studio Special Edition. After the Pearlwhite in 2007, in the 2008, we have the rubinblack. Actually it is a matt brown finished studio with chrome plated section.
The local agent sells it with the steel nib at a lower price.


photos with a gold nib,


Aurora 88 Demonstrator



ebonite feed,


disassembling,

2008-12-11

Pilot Legno 89s

從第一眼看來, 像一支木製筆. 事實上, 筆身是"積層強化木", 比普通木材硬, 耐水性強, 耐熱. 不過,筆長約12.0cm, 帶筆帽約13.5cm, 適合女士或口袋使用.







筆尖: 14k #3,
可以使用CON-20, CON-50 吸墨器, 墨盒

2008-12-05

Lamy vivo

Lamy vivo, a ball pen, pencil created by Konstantin Grcic, a young industrial designer in 2004, who has quite a few entries in the MOMA.

Made of a special stainless steel from Korea, has initially four colors, black, blue, green and orange. A new version (April 2007) came with black, blue and red.

it is named "energy" in Japan.



Difference in the two versions: the body finishing and clip length


the front parts are incompatible,


look inside... the push mechanisms are orange in color for the colored versions



20090409
vivo has been removed from the 2009 Catalog.

2008-11-17

Pelikan M800 Green Demonstrator

Probably the first demonstrator for consumer was made in 1992 by Pelikan. 3000 green transparent demonstrators in M800 size were sold in the USA, and smaller quantities were supplied to Italy and France. They were not numbered on the pen. The American importing company had certificates printed at its own cost to indicate that this, indeed, was a limited edition.

here is an used one without box and papers...




W.-GERMANY


18C-750 Medium nib


goldplated logo and bottom medal

2008-11-15

Lamy Accent

Lamy Accent (1998-) has a user configurable grip section (product model Z90/Z91). It comes with three finishes, palladium, matt black and brilliant. use the screw-in Z25 converter and also screw cap.

Model 95: Palladium finish, steel nib
Model 97: Matt black lacquer finish, black steel nib
Model 98: Brilliant lacquer finish, 14k bi-color gold nib

iF product design award 2000









different grip sections


Z90
LO Orange Lacquer
EH Edelharz
KK India Rubber
KL Gray Strips
AR Red Anodized Aluminum
AB Blue Anodized Aluminum
AP Aluminum-Palladium finish
KB Cherry Wood
BB Pear Wood

Z91
BY Briarwood
LD Diamond Lacquer
PT Platinum Coat


update 20140729: add KW grip Lamy Accent Al KW

2008-11-14

Lamy Dialog 2

After the release of Dialog 1 in 2003, the second dialog series appeared as a rollerball in 2006. The name is naturally "Dialog 2", designed by Knud Holscher, a Danish architect and designer. A twist operated capless rollerball point, with the retractable sprung clip, all palladium finish.

2006: LAMY dialog 2 – Lamy meets Knud Holscher
Good Design Award 2006, Chicago Athenaeum
iF product design award 2007

dialog 2 in the box






sprung clip with GERMANY engraved


dialog 1 and 2


Weight: 42.37g with M66 refill.

2008-11-13

Pilot Custom

UPDATE: 2011-06 including the Custom 91, 912 and 92.

Different size of the current Pilot Custom pens,

from the top, 845, 823, 743, 742 and 74

the higher end models have thicker bands and trims.

the nibs:
modelgoldsizecolorEFFSFFMSFMMSMBBBCMSPO
FA
WA
SU
84518k15two tone
Y



Y

Y
Y






823
14k
15
single tone

Y



Y

Y







743
14k
15
single toneY
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y

Y
Y
Y
Y
742
14k
10
single toneYYYYYY
YY
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
74
14k
5
single toneYYYYYY
YYYYY





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all can use the CON-70 converter except 823.

the dimensions are as follows
Model
length (mm)pen length (mm)diameter (mm)
weight (g)pen weight (g)
with CON-70 except 823
845146.3132.215.9
28.3116.75
823
148.4
131.215.7
28.6818.87
743
148.0131.615.7
25.5115.77
742
145.8127.915.7
23.7414.82
74143.1125.614.7
21.2213.26

the diameter are measured at the pen cap band.

the nib size,
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the nibs comparing with the #50, #20, #15 #10 and #5
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here are the writing samples from Pilot: http://www.pilot.co.jp/library/001/pentopList.html
you may find the writing samples from a japanese shop: http://www.asahiyakami.co.jp/shop/pilot_custom743/pilot_custom743.htm

Lamy Dialog 1

Released in 2003, Lamy Dialog 1 is the first in the Dialog series. A series of "exceptional writing instruments created by the great designers of our time".

Designed by Richard Sapper, a matt titanium finish ballpoint pen in triangular body, equips with a stainless-steel sprung clip also titanium-coated. The pen is operated using the integrated push-clip unit. To change the ballpoint refill LAMY M16, simply push the button on the underside of the pen. The case is made of beech with a black insert and micro-magnet fastening, also designed by Richard Sapper.

The Dialog 1 received the Good Design Award, the Chicago Athenaeum, USA in 2003.

2003: LAMY dialog 1 – Lamy meets Sapper

dialog 1 in beechwood box






sprung clip


LAMY ... GERMANY


Dialog 1 with the Aurora Thesi


press the little button to release the refill

2008-11-10

Lamy Lady

Lamy Lady (1994-1999), made of a special porcelain by Rosenthal...

Pennote 筆記
Penspotters
1994 LAMY lady – White gold for writing with

clipless pen with anti-rolling dot on the pen and cap,




the screw thread is concealed inside the barrel,




three models of Lamy Lady,
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