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New model: Moleskine Reporter Notebooks

Moleskine Reporter Notebooks, MoleskineUS

Drool. Spanking new Moleskine reporter notebooks look really nice. Can’t wait to pick one up for myself.

Looks like they’re very similar to the old-school classic Moleskine, but with the flippable top-binding and a vertically-oriented accordion pocket. The immediate improvement I can see would be for writing in cramped places—like the top of your thigh while riding the bus. I wonder if the binding allows it to flip over completely without damaging the spine.

Anxious to hear what other folks think of these. Anyone tried them yet?

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Keith Burnett's picture

Moleskines are a bit pricey...

Moleskines are a bit pricey in the UK - I've been using the 'Alwych' notebooks since I was at secondary school.

The A618/80 size has pages same size as a 5 by 3 card. You have to supply your own elastic band, alas, and there is no pocket. Cream paper, no aparent write through. The main thing is I have one with me almost always...





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