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Homerton in Kenworth Truck Fordite and Rioja Kirinite

Regular price £325.00

Tax included.

A truly unique one of a kind writing instrument

This Homerton fountain pen is made from Fordite, Rioja Kirinite for the lining, threads and section. 

It also features Sterling silver accent rings on the section and both Finials

Fordite, also known as Detroit agate or Motor City agate, is a lapidarist term for polished pieces of finely-layered paint masses from automobile factories. The masses consist of automotive paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished. It was formed from the buildup of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were painted with acrylic lacquer, which have been baked numerous times.

This particular Fordite is Kenworth Truck Fordite.

extremely hard and difficult material to work with, but the results are amazing

This pen is one of a kind, completely hand turned, including the grip / nib section.

This pen is fitted with a Polished steel Medium Bock nib. 

I can also supply the nibs in the following sizes, Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad and Extra Broad

The refilling system is a Schmidt K5 premium ink converter, but can also utilise a standard international cartridge.

The Homerton Specifics

Weight 17g,

Capped Length 148mm

Nib to Finial Length 139mm

Cap Diameter 15.5mm tapering to 14.4mm

Body Diameter 14.5mm tapering to 12.5mm

Pinch point 10.5mm