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Video-Review: Pelikan M101N “Grey-Blue” (Special Edition)

With the recently released M101N Grey-Blue, Pelikan continues building on an iconic 1930s design vintage classic that is steeped in pen-history.

After the M101N Bright Red (that I have reviewed here), the M101N Lizard, Tortoiseshell-Red, and Tortoishell-Brown, the M101N Grey-Blue is the fifth variation in this historical’ish series.

The barrel of the “Grey-Blue” is a pearlescent and muted pattern in grey and blue, made from a cellulose acetate. The pen is then adorned with palladium-plating and a rhodinized 14 carat gold nib with a vintage decor.

Image via Pelikan corporate website

As with many of Pelikans limited or special editions, I expect the stock to sell off rather quickly – and later on go for quite high second hand prices. This particular pen already doesn’t come as an impulse buy, as it weighs in at around 500 €, speaking most likely rather to a connoisseur kind of few.

Before we hop into the review, I would like to take the opportunity to thank Appelboom for supporting the review of this pen. You can also buy the Pelikan M101N Grey-Blue from their webshop (no affiliate-link).

Now on to the video-review below, which is, as always, preceded by some quick facts. Again, I hope the review is helpful and that you enjoy watching it!

Quick Facts

  • Pelikan M101N Grey-Blue – Limited Edition
  • Marbled/pearlescent acrylic body
  • Palladium-plated accents and trims
  • Piston filling-mechanism
  • Transparent smoke-colored ink window
  • Available 14k gold-nib options: Extra Fine (EF) + 45 €, Fine (F), Medium (M) and Broad (B)
  • Price: ca. 500 € (incl. 62.5 ml of Royal Blue 4001-ink)

Video Review

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One Comment

  1. Great review. Another beautiful pen.

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