Pelikan M805 Stresemann Anthracite, M805 18K Fine, inked with Diamine Tulip

Pelikan M805 Stresemann Anthracite, M805 18K Fine, inked with Diamine Tulip

A statement of understatement. The big boy Stresemann has become to my mind the new classic Pelikan model. I think it is the silver coloured rather than gold trim that makes it so attractive. I have read comments on social media saying that Pelikan should make a version in the M1000 size, I agree it was be great and I would buy one even though I find that size too big for me.

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A silver trimmed pen needs a single tone silver coloured nib.

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Another of Diamine flower series inks. The squat bottle is deep enough to allow filling of this plunger filled pen.

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The fine nib does nothing for this bright red ink. Living in a sub-tropical climate I have never seen a red tulip in real life but this ink colour seems true to the flowers on the label.

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Pelikan M300 Black/Green Striated, M300 14K Fine, inked with Noodler's Polar Brown

Pelikan M300 Black/Green Striated, M300 14K Fine, inked with Noodler's Polar Brown

Pelikan M600 Black/Green Striated, M620 18K Medium, inked with Robert Oster Signature School Blue

Pelikan M600 Black/Green Striated, M620 18K Medium, inked with Robert Oster Signature School Blue