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Ritepoint "Turtle"
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Another oddity, of which I have yet to find a second example:

IMG_3630_2a.jpg

I really like the tip-heavy styling! The two photos that turn up in searches are both of this one pen, in eBay and Etsy listings.

The refill is a fiber-tip thing that still makes a few marks if moistened, but I've non-permanently adapted the pen to accept a Parker-type ballpoint refill. That involved pulling the end plug out of the refill, using the end plug out of the original refill at get the overall length right, replacing the spring with a smaller-diameter one, and adding a piece of brass tubing to increase the tip diameter of the refill to keep it centered in the pen's nose.

Worth the effort.

 (Edited for better photo)



-- Edited by Chthulhu on Saturday 7th of February 2015 04:47:16 PM

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Found the design patent:

https://www.google.com/patents/USD221034



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