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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2008-11-09

Platinum Hammered Antique Silver 銀無垢鍛金古美

"The Hammered Antique Sterling Silver is created using the Tankin Kinfurubi technique, which involves hand finishing the cap and barrel using a stone hammering process. This is followed by carefully etching to create a two toned antique finish that is then set off with a rich gold plate trim."

pen weight: 48g
body weight: 23g
cap weight: 25g

http://www.platinumpenusa.com/preciousmetal.htm



cartridge, converter filled, platinum nib


"Silver 925" hallmarks, 岩村 淳市《 雅号: 善興 》

Lamy Noto

A new product in 2008, Lamy Noto, designed by Naoto Fukasawa 深澤 直人. A very simple ballpoint pen, triangular plastic body, integrated clip and push button.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2009





available with several colors


as simple as six parts... fits with Lamy M16 refill

Lamy Converter

There are three types of Lamy Converter, Z24, Z25 and Z26,
the Z25 discontinued 2009.

from left to right Z24, Z25 and Z26


Z24: abc, safari, al-star, smile, nexx.
Z25: accent
Z26: logo, linea, st, cp1, studio


the Z26 also fits the safari, al-star series of pens.
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Lamy abc

Introduced in 1987, Lamy abc is a beginner's fountain pen, body made of maple wood, available in red or blue color, two nib options: A and LH (Left Handed), can be fitted with Z24 Converter.

#009: abc, blue
#010: abc, red



comes with some stickers, cartridge


it can fit with the Z24 converter


the A nib: A=Anfänger (beginner in German)


a corresponding pencil with 3.15mm (discontinued, with sharpener) and 1.4mm lead,


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