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Automotive: What model are we looking at?

Is this the 2023 3 series?
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By: JohnFM
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TimeOut: Interesting Grisar. I have a 146 and 149 from the '90s, along with a few limiteds (Agatha, Dostoevsky, Schiller, Proust)

I also picked up a few mid-range MB models from the late 70s (e.g., 121, 221, 24) that reminded me of a pen I bought new in Zurich in 1977. Like with anything else, nostalgia can be a driving factor with our hobbies. Lately, my interest has turned to Japanese pens, including Namiki and Nakaya. They'
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By: JohnFM
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TimeOut: The legendary de'Medici!

I remember when this silver pen was introduced. I was utterly smitten with it but could not afford it -- was it $1,100 originally? For me it represents not only beauty but an example of how something (a pen, watch, car, etc.) can be striking and yet still subtle and refined. I did purchase an Agatha
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By: JohnFM
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TimeOut: Great pic of a beautiful pen

Do you prefer the older 149 models to the newer?
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By: JohnFM
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Officine Panerai: Good to see it getting some use

A unique watch -- anonymous, simple, and ... BIG.
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By: JohnFM
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