I do like the pattern on the body of this pen. Peter B., a collector friend of mine told me that this pattern was meant to resemble skyscrapers at night with some of their lights left on.
That is just too cool!
*That should have been Fountain Pen Network Forums.
I hate it when the scanners cuts off the bottom of the page.
While putting this post together, I find it hard to tell if these ink colours will come out true-to-life. The Diamine Crimson certainly looks on the screen the way it does in real life, but the Noodler's Red Rattler appears darker on my monitor than it really is. It's definitely a more vibrant red in real life.
Here's a pic of the Mentmore.
And here's a close-up of the great cobblestone pattern of the barrel.
In glorious W I D E S C R E E N.
Actually, it wasn't Aurora Black, it was Waterman's Havana Brown. I think I'm a little tired right now. 'Night, all.