2009-12-25

Lamy Studio Pearl Black

Lamy Studio Pearl Black is the special edition of Studio. it has black lacquer finish, with the pearlescent effect as the Pearl White. the Z26 converter and 14k two-tone nib are equipped.

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chromed metalic section and 14k gold nib
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Pearl Black and Pearl White
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Pearl Black and Black
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2009-12-20

Pelikan 170th Anniversary

The Pelikan 170th Anniversary pen is a Majesty model, sterling silver with gold plated. there are three little stone embedded on the cap top.

Limted edition of 170, and 15 are sold in Japan.

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2009-12-09

Sailor Nano-Pigment Ink 極黒

how much would this small plastic cup cost?

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Sailor has updated its Nano-Pigment Ink 極黒,
old product code: 13-1501-220
new product code: 13-2001-220

the packages are different, the left is the new one,

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the additional small plastic cup holds the remaining ink for easiler filling, a similar cup can be found in the Pilot/Namiki ink.

the answer for the first question is:
13-1501-220: JPY 1,500 + Tax
13-2001-220: JPY 2,000 + Tax

Link: www.sailor.co.jp

2009-12-07

Lamy Dialog 3


after waiting for several months... it arrives.

it has a wooden case as the previous Dialog series. the stainless steel pen is palladium finished with the normal 14k nib as the high end Studio and Accent.

the retracting mechanism is solid, precise and smooth. the section is thick (13.5mm), as compared to other Lamy pens. the nib extends completely with about half turn of the barrel, and the clip would retract.

as it does not have ink window, it's quite difficult to check the remaining ink volume or when filling with the Z26 converter.

Weight: 46.33g

The Chicago Athenaeum: Good Design Award 2009
iF product design award 2010

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Patent: DE102009019848A

20090323
information about dialog 3:
to be released September 2009, designed by Franco Clivio.
links:
http://www.atlantic-times.com/archive_detail.php?recordID=1648
http://www.german-times.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12718&Itemid=121

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