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Sailor Pro Gear Fountain Pen - 2021 Limited Edition - Sailor Blue-Dawn

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Sailor Pro Gear Fountain Pen – 2021 Limited Edition - Sailor Blue-Dawn

This new colorway in the Meta Shine finish, which refers to the fine glass particles that are mixed into the casing, boasts a unique and luxurious sparkle. The gold nib is engraved with the number "21" in a curling script -- it refers to the 21K gold nib as well as the year this pen was released, 2021. All Sailor Professional Gear Fountain Pen 2021-21K Limited Editions come with a serial number marked on the end of the barrel, as well as the new Sailor Anchor Logo on the finial. 

  • 21K gold nib
  • Gold trim
  • Fill mechanism: Cartridge or converter (Sailor proprietary) 
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  • Comes with a converter and a cartridge

Sailor was founded in 1911. The founder Kyugoro Sakata was given a fountain pen by a friend returning from the UK after studying at the Royal Navy. He was inspired and determined to start making fountain pens in Japan. Sailor became the first fountain pen company in Japan, and earned many more firsts in Japan -- first ballpoint pen in 1948, first ink cartridge in 1954 and first brush pen in 1972, etc.

In the 1970's, Sailor made a popular beginner fountain pen, "Candy," that sold more than 15 million within a few years. However, the number of the fountain pen users were declining as ballpoint pens became more mainstream.

In 1981, Sailor decided to go in the opposite direction from their "Candy" pen and began focusing on producing a higher standard series, which is the 1911 series we see today. Their focus on making a higher standard provides a great foundation for their later series of pens. Today, Sailor makes one of the most diverse lines of nibs, some of which are designed for specific writing purposes such as writing musical notes to one that is best for character writing.

The Professional Gear Fountain Pen offers a great balance and a smooth writing experience. The pen writes with a slight but satisfying feedback and it fits perfectly in the hand.

Lengths:

  • Capped: 12.9cm
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Diameters:

  • Cap: 1.9cm
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Weight: 21.6g