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Japanese Nikko Green & Black Mottled Ebonite Wolfson Fountain Pen

Regular price £125.00

Tax included.

A truly unique one of a kind writing instrument

Handmade Green and Black Japanese Nikko Mottled Ebonite Wolson model Fountain pen.

Made from vulcanised rubber, Ebonite is amongst the materials of choice for custom pen makers. It's the material traditionally used by many of the best commercial pen manufacturers as a high end alternative to acrylics. Ebonite has a very long history. It is considered the first “synthetic resin” to become widely used.
In 1839, ebonite was invented by Mr. Charles Goodyear in the United States.

Nikko Ebonite Mfg is a long established manufacturer of Ebonite from Tokyo, Japan

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

This pen is fitted with a Polished steel size 6 Bock nib. But other options are available including, Bi Colour, Gold Plated or Polished Steel. Just add a message in the notes.

I can supply the nibs in the following sizes, Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad and Extra Broad. Just add a message in the notes

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

The Wolfson Specifics, approximates

Weight Capped 17g, Un Capped 11g

Capped Length 150mm

Nib to Finial Length 140mm

Cap Diameter 15.5mm tapering to 14.5mm

Body Diameter 14.5mm at it's widest point tapering to 12.5 at the finial

Pinch point Approx  10.5mm