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Pelikan shorthand fountain pens

For shorthand (German: stenographie / steno) a writing instrument is necessary that allows both a very high speed of writing and a lot of flexibility of line. There had always been special nibs for this purpose, which could be supplied with either piston fillers or cartridge fillers.
For the first time in 1971, two fountain pens were made at Pelikan, which were explicitly referred to as Steno-pen. More Steno-pens followed. All these Steno fountain pens with the exception of P16 come in a form looking very like current Pelikanos, except that the Steno-holder had no taper to the section.

Model Production Period Nib
P11, P16, P470 from 1971

Steel

Weight Total Length Barrel Length Cap Length Diameter Ink Capacity
0.44 oz -
0.49 oz
5.20 in 1) 4.53 in
2) 4.21 in
1) 2.44 in
2) 2.36 in
0.43 in 2 x 0.8 ml (cartridge)
12.5 g -
14.0 g
132 mm 1) 115 mm
2) 107 mm
1) 62 mm
2) 60 mm
11 mm
Measurements: 1) until 1973, 2) from 1983


P11

P11 Dark red - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: 1971-1973Nib: Steel Leaflet: DeutschLink opens PDF documentPelikan Katalog 1973 - 220
Logo: Logo as of 1938 (two chicken) Series Production
Barrel Color: dark redCap Color: dark redTrim: silver-colored

Tapered beams clip with embossed 'Steno-Pelikan'; similar Pelikano Model 3

P16

P16 Black - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: 1971Nib: Steel
Logo: Logo as of 1938 (two chicken) Series Production
Barrel Color: blackCap Color: silverTrim: silver-colored

Tapered beams clip with embossed 'Steno-Pelikan'; Brushed chrome cap.

P470

P470 Dunkelrot - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: ca. 1973Nib: Steel Leaflet: DeutschLink opens PDF documentPelikan Katalog S300
Logo: Without Logo Series Production
Barrel Color: dark redCap Color: dark redTrim: silver-colored

Clip with embossed 'Steno-Pelikan'; similar Pelikano Model 4

P470 Dark red - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: ca. 1983Nib: Steel Leaflet: Deutsch,Englisch,Spanisch,FranzösischLink opens PDF documentPelikan Katalog 273 (Auszug)
Logo: Logo as of 1938 (two chicken) Series Production
Barrel Color: dark redCap Color: dark redTrim: silver-colored

Cylindrical plug stainless steel cap. Embossed 'Steno' on bar clip; Similar to Pelikano model. 6

P470 Black - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: ca. 1989Nib: Steel
Logo: Logo as of 1938 (two chicken) Series Production
Barrel Color: blackCap Color: blackTrim: silver-colored

Cylindrical plug stainless steel cap. Embossed 'Steno' on long bar clip; similar Pelikano Model 7.

P470 Black - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: ca. 1996Nib: Steel
Logo: Logo as of 1938 (two chicken) Series Production
Barrel Color: blackCap Color: blackTrim: silver-colored

Cylindrical plug stainless steel cap. Embossed 'Steno' on long bar clip; similar Pelikano Model 7 with safety cap.

P470 Black - Steno Series Production Color Details
Production: ca. 2000Nib: Steel Leaflet: DeutschLink opens PDF documentKatalog 2006
Logo: Logo as of 1938 (two chicken) Series Production
Barrel Color: blackCap Color: blackTrim: silver-colored

Without embossing on the clip; similar Pelikano model 2000.

The advertising text from the Pelikan website of the year 2001:
Steno-P470 Fountain Pen
The special Steno fountain pen for fine hair lines and precise reinforcements.
· Permanently elastic special Steno nib from selected quality steel
· Smooth ink flow through special ink regulator
· Stainless steel cap
· Barrel and grip section made of durable plastic
· With ink control window for writing and reserve cartridge