The Lamy Vista rollerball is the same pen as the Lamy Safari except that it has a clear plastic body. The Safari is only sold in opaque colors.
The Lamy Vista is the same exact pen as the Safari except the Vista is a clear, hard plastic that feels much like Lucite. The Safari is sold in opaque plastic in a wide range of colors. The Safari is sold in matte and full gloss finishes while the Vista is — and always has been – sold in a gloss finish.
The Lamy Vista rollerball is popular not only because it’s a fine rollerball, but because it’s barrel can be used to convert the Vista fountain pen to an eyedropper.
Lamy Vista Rollerball Pen Information
|Street Price||Check Price|
|Pen Type||Rollerball / Gel|
|Body Diameter (mm)||12.4 mm|
|Grip Diameter (mm)||11.8 mm|
|Country of Origin||Germany|
|Capped? Retractable?||Capped - Snap On|
|Length Capped / Retracted (cm)||14.0|
|Length Posted (cm)||16.5 cm|
|Length Uncapped (cm)||12.9|
|Ink Color Shipped||Black|