2015-08-21

lamy new z28 converter

lamy updated its z24 converter recently, and it is named z28
here is a rough comparison with the z26 and old z24 converter,

the metal ring has changed to chrome matte finish, the plastic tube is now transparent, and red turning knob is more square and matte finished.

z26 (left), new z28 (middle) and old z24 (right) converter









updated: it is named z28
http://www.lamyshop.com/konverter-lamy-z24.html

2015-08-01

Montblanc Leo Tolstoy Ink (2015)

Montblanc Leo Tolstoy Ink (2015)

35ml, sky blue
Ident Nr. 112721















2015-07-25

Montblanc Mahatma Gandhi Inks (2009, 2010)

Montblanc Mahatma Gandhi Inks (2009, 2010)

there were two different bottles of Gandhi Ink,
Year Ident. Nr. Name Color Volume Production Scented Remark Bottle imprint
2009 105799 Mahatma Gandhi  Saffron 50ml Germany
Great Characters 0911 
AUG 14
2010 106925 Mahatma Gandhi Saffron 60ml Austria
Great Characters 1020-Mar 15/Made in Austria
ENCRE
M GANDHI SAFFRON

the boxes and labels on the bottles are printed "Made in Germany", however, the bottom sticker of the 2010 one (60ml) is "Made in Austria".




Montblanc Season's Greetings Scented Inks (2005-2009)

Montblanc Season's Greetings Scented Inks (2005-2009)

Year Ident. Nr. Name Color Volume Production Scented Remark Bottle imprint
2005 38272 Season's Greetings Chocolate Brown 30ml Germany Cookies & Spice
0001 
509 1
2006 101265 Season's Greetings Chocolate Brown 30ml Germany Cinnamon
6001 
Jul 11
2007 102092 Season's Greetings Deep Red 30ml Germany Fine Vanilla
07023 
AUG 12
2008 104152 White Forest Dark Green 30ml Germany Pinewood Season's Greetings 8007 
Aug 13
2009 106158 White Forest Dark Green 30ml Austria Pinewood Season's Greetings 9014 
Sep 14


from the left 2005 to 2009,












Montblanc White Forest Ink (2008, 2009)

Montblanc White Forest Ink (2008, 2009)

Season's Greetings for 2008 and 2009, named White Forest, 30ml, dark green color with pinewood scent

YearIdent Nr.ProductionBottle imprint
2008104152Germany8007
Aug 13
2009106158Austria9014
Sep 14

a common problem of the 2008 bottle was that the inner cap material deteriorated and contaminated the ink...

White Forest 2008 (left) and 2009










Montblanc Sakura Ink (2007)

Montblanc Sakura Ink (2007)

for Japan only

2007, Ident Nr.: 102042, Sakura, 30ml, color: Cherry Red, Scent :Cherry Blossom, Made in Germany











2015-07-24

Montblanc Love Letter Inks (2005, 2008)

Montblanc Love Letter Inks (2005, 2008)

2005, 36032, Je t'aime, color: Ruby Red, 30ml, Made in France, Rose scented
2008, 103023, Love You, color: Ruby Red, 30ml, Made in Germany, Rose scented











2015-07-18

Lamy Safari Blue and Red (2015)

a new batch of Lamy Safari Blue and Red are found in the pen shop. the color, clip and cap top are almost the same as those released in 2006. they are now in chrome-plated nib and having a few minor differences on the molding.








2015-06-25

Montblanc Meisterstück Blue Hour Ink (2015)

Montblanc Meisterstück Blue Hour Ink (2015)
Twilight Blue
30ml
Austria







2015-05-25

Pelikan Tiffany Altas (1990)

Pelikan Tiffany Altas (1990)

it was available in two colors,
the Black (M818) and Cobalt Blue (M817),
made in the size of Pelikan M800.




cap ring "Tiffany & Co. ALTAS GERMANY"


cap top with metal plate,


nib,

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