Explore this Pilot Raden Vanishing Point, a remarkable embodiment of Japanese Maki-e artistry that showcases the exquisite beauty of multi-colored abalone shells in a luxurious hand-lacquered urushi finish. The meticulous craftsmanship involves hand-cutting and hand-laying each individual piece of abalone shell onto the pen, resulting in a breathtaking masterpiece.
This fountain pen features a retractable rhodium-plated 18k gold nib, offering effortless nib exposure or retraction with a simple click. To ensure the nib remains protected from drying out, a concealed trap door mechanism is cleverly incorporated. The pen includes a Pilot CON-40 converter for ink filling convenience, along with a Pilot ink cartridge. For those who prefer using the ink cartridge, a metal cartridge cap is also provided. Each Vanishing Point fountain pen is thoughtfully presented in an elegant black gift box, enhancing its appeal as a cherished gift item.
The Vanishing Point retractable fountain pen boasts a rich historical legacy alongside exceptional performance. Its ingenious design and advanced technology make it a pen perfectly suited for the modern era. With its larger size, durable metal body, and captivating embellishments, the Vanishing Point stands out as an unmistakably unique writing instrument.
Capped Length: 5.55 in.(141.0mm)
Length of Body: 4.46 in.(113.3mm)
Diameter of Body: 0.46 in.(11.7mm)
Diameter of Grip: 0.44 in.(11.2mm)
Weight: 1.1 oz.(31.18g)
Body Material: Metal
Section Material: Metal
Nib Material: Gold
Fill Mechanism: Cartridge/Converter
Cartridge Type: Proprietary
Clip Style: Spring Metal