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Old 13 July 2017, 05:51 PM   #1
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Montegrappa fortuna heartwood

Has anyone seen any pics of these pens in the real world? I have these two pics from bittner but the teak looks, pretty much, black. I'm hoping for some wood grain. The walnut looks to be the winner so far but I want to believe the teak is more complex than just "dark brown/black". Studio shots show some wood grain at least.

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Old 13 July 2017, 05:52 PM   #2
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Here's the walnut pen
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Old 13 July 2017, 09:44 PM   #3
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Teak is very tight grained and often hard to see.
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Old 14 July 2017, 09:07 AM   #4
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Teak is very tight grained and often hard to see.
I think I'm leaning more towards the walnut these days.
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Old 14 July 2017, 04:29 PM   #5
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Scratch that. Looks like pear wood is where it's at. That's the lighter wood I posted earlier as it turns out. This is complicated.
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Old 17 July 2017, 05:55 PM   #6
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Just put in for a Fortuna heartwood with a broad nib. I went with pear wood. Also ordered a Montegrappa Parola stealth black FP in broad as well. I've been kicking both of these pens around for months. Time to pull the trigger. Appelboom had a good deal on both.
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