2009-08-23

Waterman Serenite

Waterman Serenite was introduced around 1999, and discontinued 2009.
it features sterling silver grip and clip. the black resin is an earlier version, with snap-on cap and larger 18k rhodium-plated nib. the later versions, blue and grey, has screw cap, and the thread for installing the nib section is thicker.

The Chinese translation 思逸, 禪與靜.

here are the three ordinary, unlimited versions,

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Below are the sections of the earlier (left) and later versions, the thread on the earlier version is too thin and easily wear off, and cracks are developed near the thread end. The later version is improved with thicker thread, and it is redesigned with a rubber o-ring.
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2009-08-01

Sailor Professional Gear Silm Transparent Silver

Sailor starts to produce colorful range for its resin fountain pens.
A transparent one is attractive.

This is a slim size Professional Gear, with length 12.4 cm when closed.
the cap and barrel are fully made of transparent resin, all trims are nickel chrome plated. The rhodium plated 14k nib writes smoothly.

Part no.: 11-9097-300

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Lamy Studio

20090801
heard that this year's Studio special edition may be like this
... ...



Lamy Studio comes with several finishes, and it was introduced in 2005, designed by the late Swiss designer Hannes Wettstein.



the official converter for Studio is Z26; the Z25 seems also fit.

2005: LAMY studio – Work of art!

iF product design award 2006


from left to right,
#066 Rubin Black: special edition 2008
#066 Pearl White: special edition 2007
#068 palladium plated (including the section), 14k gold nib
#065 polished steel, rubber section
#067 matt black lacquer finish,
#067 matt blue lacquer finish.
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