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History of Demonstrator Pens: Featuring Pelikan Special Edition M805

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Demonstrator pens, also known as skeleton pens, were originally furnished by manufacturers to dealers, so that the features of their products could be shown to potential buyers. Sales reps from the classic era would not have called on a customer without a couple of these demonstrators in his sample case; they would use them to show dealers the latest tricks for keeping ink inside a pen. Today, many collectors seek out these rare old demonstrators.The first demonstrators had openings cut in their barrels, and usually, their caps. These would typically allow direct viewing of the filling mechanism and the section-inner...

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Delta Dolcevita Skeleton Limited Edition Fountain Pen Review

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Delta Dolcevita Skeleton Limited Edition Fountain Pen Are you looking for the perfect October pen? Take a good look at the Delta Dolcevita Skeleton Limited Edition fountain pen. The gorgeous orange resin marbling with the black rhodium coated metal cage-style overlay looks like something from Dr. Frankenstein. There is a clear demonstrator version with the black metal rhodium coating, which is nice to see the ink and piston filler, but I prefer the classic orange and black for looks.The metal overlay does not interfere with comfort when writing. The stainless steel nib is fused with 18K gold making for a...

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