The Sailor HighAce Neo Calligraphy Pen is a simple and practical calligraphy nib fountain pen. Featuring a blue aluminum cap, semi-matte (satin finish) transparent resin body, and steel nib, it is lightweight and easy to write with. Coming in 1.0mm, 1.5mm, and 2.0mm nib sizes, the pen can smoothly transition from thin horizontal lines to the full thickness of the stub nib. This pen is a great option for those who are just starting calligraphy or are looking for a portable calligraphy fountain pen option that can fit in most pen cases. Use this pen to write to your heart's content of characters or italic writing everyday!
The HighAce Neo Calligraphy Pen is the calligraphy edition of Sailor's original HighAce Neo fountain pen. The HighAce Neo is a great starter fountain pen, and like the calligraphy pen is perfect for beginner to intermediate fountain pen lovers.
- Clear feed
- Features a heart on the nib
- Comes with three cartridges in black ink
- Compatible: Converter and Cartridges
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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.