Midori Travelers Notebook July 17 2017
If you have a Travelers Notebook (TN), are shopping around for one or you just haven’t seen all the hype or news regarding them, here is a Cole’s notes version of all the excitement.
Travelers Notebook – 2017 Olive Limited Edition
This is the 2017 Limited Edition TRAVELER’S notebook in olive. It is also on my want/need/wish list. Yes, sorry ... I need a minute.
TN went back to basics with this edition and focused on the deep greens associated with landscape and forest hues that are discovered while traveling. The green is tinged with yellow creating an olive that is really called khaki in Japan.
Made with the same durable thick leather as every Travelers Notebook, this limited edition also has matching bands in olive. The remainder of the release also includes a leather pen holder in the same olive. And to top it all off, TN also released a new matching olive pen with a Loop/Lanyard!!
This release is extremely limited and we only have a few left in stock.
Travelers Notebook (Rebranding notes 2016)
After 10 years as one of the flagship Midori branded products, the Travelers Notebook (TN) will now be its own brand. Travelers Notebook has a new website to support the Travelers Notebook with all the updates, news and TN product goodness located in one handy location.
Launched in 2006, the notebook has seen overwhelming success and for the 10th Anniversary, the re-release of the 5th anniversary colour and permanent addition of a “Camel” is still available in both the regular and passport sizes.
The Camel release also includes matching pen holder, pen holder sticker and matching fabric band.
TN listened and finally changing the Passport refill numbering system to align that of the Regular size. This means the addition of sketch, kraft and lightweight paper refills for the Passport and the return of MD paper for the Regular size TN. Also, the much loved 80 page refills have been replaced by 64 page notebooks.
The original MD Paper is also available in Lined, Grid and Blank.
I know, this is all slightly confusing but we have all of the variences in stock and can help you put together the best set. And for those of us that are lovers of the 005 MD Passport refill, we will be starting a support group as it will be discontinued.
10th Anniversary Edition - Limited Supply ...
In celebration of 10 years, a wee tiny, mini sized 10th Anniversary Travelers Notebook was made. Available in all three colour ways, (black, brown & camel) it also has web links and instructions on how to turn your favorite paper into usable mini refills. Of course, that is once you complete your included mini notebook. Each tin box includes;
- 10th Anniversary Can, made of tin plate
- "TRAVELER'S notebook Mini" Main Cover, made of cow leather
- "TRAVELER'S notebook Mini" Cotton Case, made of cotton
- "TRAVELER'S notebook Mini" Outer Box, made of paper
- Notebook Refill Mini Kit (Refill Papers)
- 10 sheets of cover, 10 sheets of title page Inner paper
- Mini Charm, made of brass
- Sticker, made of paper
- Assembly guide for the mini notebook refill
- 10th Anniversary Guide
The anniversary editions also accompany TN's online guide, so that we all are able to outfit our regular and passport TN’s with 10th anniversary stickers, badges and lots more.
The 2016 Special Edition Lamy AL-Star - Charged Green January 06 2016
This year the latest colour is (drum roll please) – Charged Green!
And although it seems as though the Lamy designers are caught in a “green” loop after releasing the Safari Neon Lime last year, the Charged Green is already becoming a favorite on pen blogs and the internet since it was announced in December. The green is subtle, stylish and since it is an anodized aluminum, the green has been described as olive, pear, green apple or lime leaf. Either way, it is beautiful, and will certainly become a collectable as are all of the special editions.
The AL-Star is an aluminum pen with a semi-transparent barrel grip, a patented exchangeable nib (hot-swappable) and a spring-action metal clip. The original design dates back to the sixties but was truly re-introduced to the public in 1980 and has remained one of the best pens on the planet. The pen is extremely light weight, but very stout and robust. The little brother to the AL-Star , the Safari, shares the same nib and ink cartridge system and is given to grade schoolers in Germany. So for everyday use, they just keep performing.
This year, Soul Paper will be Pre-ordering and stocking the AL-Star Charged Green in fountain pen and roller ball, and of course, we will also have the limited edition inks in cartridge and bottles.
The AL-Star ’s and Safari’s will accept the Lamy Z24 converter or Lamy ink cartridges, and each series are sold with converters. We love how easy they are to fill from bottles.
Last year’s special edition sold out before production and this year is bound to be no exception. With this in mind, we are accepting pre-orders until January 29, 2016. So if you are looking to add to your Lamy collection, are in need of a very special gift for someone this year, or are thinking of Christmas gifts (it is only 353 days away!), give us a call and reserve yours today.