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Offline Fayep81

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Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« on: May 31, 2017, 12:17:53 PM »
Hi folks

I'm looking to replace my plastic holder with a nice oblique one. Just wondering if anyone could recommend an affordable one in the UK?

Thanks!
Faye

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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2017, 01:05:57 PM »
Hi Faye!

An affordable wooden oblique that is good, is this one from Scribblers:

https://www.scribblers.co.uk/product/plain-wooden-oblique-holder-with-metal-flange/

And I am a big fan of Melanie her penholders!  @melanie jane
She has an Etsy shop, EnglishPenCrafts.

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Simone


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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2017, 04:06:49 PM »
Thanks for the recommendation @Simone Lettering

There's nothing in my store at the moment but I'll be restocking it on Saturday :-)
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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2017, 08:16:48 AM »
I do ship to the UK, but I only have two in my Etsy shop right now. I do however, have a few more ready to go, I just need to cut in the Zanerian flange.  Hopefully by this weekend.
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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2017, 04:22:33 AM »
Thanks Simone for the scribblers link, this one is out of stock at the moment but I think it could be suitable for my practice so I'll keep checking!

Then maybe one day I can treat myself to a nice handmade one like the gorgeous ones by Melanie and Darrin :)

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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2017, 04:55:31 PM »
Hi Faye

I recommend Roger Mayeda supplied by penman direct, cost 45 or thereabouts, superb. I have two - EF66 and Nikko G. They are only available for a limited time, check out the site - recommended by Postman's Knock :-)

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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2017, 08:54:20 AM »
Thanks Claire!

In the end I went for this one https://www.scribblers.co.uk/product/ornamental-wooden-oblique-holder-with-metal-flange/ as the cheapie one Simone linked to was out of stock. I know it's only a very basic one but I'm hoping a bit better than my plastic 2 one and will help me realise if I've 'got the bug' or not! I've also bought myself a lifetime's supply of walnut crystals so I'm looking forward to getting stuck in now and having a play.

I'll keep a note of the all the other recommended pens as they're potentially things I can pop on my christmas list - if I've seen any improvement by then! ;-)


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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2017, 01:36:31 PM »
@Fayep81 I'm sure it'll be a better one than the plastic one!
Enjoy writing with your new holder & the walnut ink  :D

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Re: Looking for a nice oblique holder in the UK
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2017, 11:09:25 AM »
Hallo Faye,

here is another Link to a penholder-maker in the UK:
http://www.chicoblique.co.uk
That's the homepage from Edward Curran. On Etsy he has a Shop, too: ChicOblique.co.uk

Maybe something interesting for you and your christmas list  ;)

Regards,
Isabel

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