2010-06-23

Lamy Al-Star Coffee

Yet another new color for the Lamy Al-star, it's brown, namely "coffee".
it's almost the same color as the previous year's "rubin black" Studio and "rubin black" Swift. the product code is "22", which was the code for discontinued Persona.

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comparing the color of the brown color Studio, Swift and Al-Star
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there is some changes on the barrel, check the LAMY logo where the letter "A" and "M" joins and also
the middle triangle of the letter "A",
here is a comparison of the black purple al-star (2009) and coffee al-star



Update 2011-02-04,
as heard from Martin of The Writing Desk,
it's a "special edition" for 2010.


2010-06-11

Lamy Safari yellow with chrome clip

the original Lamy safari yellow has black clip and nib. the company has changed the yellow, blue and red safari to chrome clip and nib in 2010. the yellow one's color is fresher now.

the fresh yellow (the middle one in the photos) with black clip/nib should be an immediate product.

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Lamy pico white

White is the new color of Lamy pico, a very small pocket ballpoint pen,
the light grey plastic trims fits the white tone of the pen. the simple operating instruction is written on the back of the plastic package.

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2010-06-06

Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Sterling Silver

Faber-Castell Classic Sterling Silver has a double-milled cap edge to distinguish it from the other finishes in the series. The whole pen is made of sterling silver, including the section, barrel and cap. Hallmarks can be found on the pen cap, and section. The barrel has engraved with straight lines and has a field for individual engraving. The spring-load clip does not have any marking, it was said that it's sterling silver, however, it looks there is a layer of plating on it.

this series have rollerball, ballpoint, 0.7mm mechanical pencil. Actually, the fountain pen shares the same cap and barrel with the rollerball pen.

Other finishes include natural wood such as pernambuco, ebony, and grenadilla.
there is a platinum-plated version.

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