07-27-2018, 02:06 PM
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Am I right, next year is Simspon's 100th year in business?

Surely there has to be some fine LE brushes coming up.  What are you hoping to see?  

My pocket change pink piggy bank is filling in anticipation so I'll start.  I'd like to see a Eagle G2 Horn in Manchurian and a Tortoise in 2-Band or the other way around.  Somehow I don't think that's gonna happen with all the love for bigger brushes, but I'd buy both.

Anything on the wish list?

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 07-27-2018, 02:19 PM
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I thought I saw someplace they were doing a sterling silver Chubby 2(?)

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 07-27-2018, 02:24 PM
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£1919

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 07-27-2018, 02:29 PM
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(07-27-2018, 02:24 PM)isendono Wrote: £1919

Might need a bigger piggy bank!

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 07-27-2018, 02:35 PM
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Yes, there is a sterling silver Chubby 2 Manchurian in the works.  Perhaps Mark will comment on this offering.

[Image: MvXQ8xn.jpg]

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 07-27-2018, 04:00 PM
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How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

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 07-27-2018, 04:07 PM
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(07-27-2018, 04:00 PM)merkur man Wrote: How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

A two band silvertip bulb in that sterling silver handle would be a great offering.

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 07-27-2018, 04:16 PM
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(07-27-2018, 04:00 PM)merkur man Wrote: How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

+1.  I fully agree.

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 07-28-2018, 02:22 AM
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Different strokes for different folks, I'll  never buy another bulb shaped knot again unless maybe one at or  over 30mm.

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 07-28-2018, 03:14 AM
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(07-27-2018, 04:00 PM)merkur man Wrote: How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

Something like this:

[Image: nu25svV.jpg]

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 07-28-2018, 08:27 AM
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(07-28-2018, 03:14 AM)ARGH Wrote:
(07-27-2018, 04:00 PM)merkur man Wrote: How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

Something like this:

[Image: nu25svV.jpg]

Lovely example.  I was thinking more along the lines of this type of shape.  Even more of a bulb shape to it. 

[Image: 343QiR6.jpg]

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 07-28-2018, 08:50 AM
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Awesome!

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 07-28-2018, 10:47 AM
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(07-27-2018, 04:00 PM)merkur man Wrote: How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

I agree. No surprise, I guess.... Biggrin


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 07-28-2018, 10:52 AM
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Great photo.

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 07-28-2018, 11:39 AM
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(07-27-2018, 02:35 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: Yes, there is a sterling silver Chubby 2 Manchurian in the works.  Perhaps Mark will comment on this offering.

[Image: MvXQ8xn.jpg]


I would hope for an engraving rather than a £1 sticker but perhaps I expect too much.

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 07-28-2018, 12:07 PM
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I hope Mark offers Fan and Bulb in Manchurian and 2b respectively  Biggrin

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 07-28-2018, 02:09 PM
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I don't expect it to happen, but I'd like to see a "Nano Scot" offering.
Didn't Alexander Simpson say it was the true test of brushmaking skill?

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 07-28-2018, 02:58 PM
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Simpson Duke 4 (FOUR) in 2-band true bulb

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 07-28-2018, 03:01 PM
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(07-28-2018, 08:27 AM)merkur man Wrote:
(07-28-2018, 03:14 AM)ARGH Wrote:
(07-27-2018, 04:00 PM)merkur man Wrote: How about a true bulb shape 2 band in any handle type.  Those older, extreme bulbs are the best shape brushes Simpson has ever created in my opinion.

Something like this:

[Image: nu25svV.jpg]

Lovely example.  I was thinking more along the lines of this type of shape.  Even more of a bulb shape to it. 


[Image: 343QiR6.jpg]

I don't prefer bulbs, but that looks amazing!

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 07-28-2018, 03:42 PM
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Maybe free Chubby 2s to the first 20 people posting to this thread?

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