Sailor

Sailor Hocoro Dip Pen Nib

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Sailor Hocoro Dip Pen Nibs can be used with Sailor Hocoro Dip Pens.  The Hocoro's nib comes housed in a resin section that can be completely pulled out and removed from the pen, allowing you to swap nib units out for another nib size so you can alternate from writing with a Fine nib to a Calligraphy nib or even a Fude nib.

  • Includes one nib with attached housing unit that can be swapped onto Hocoro Dip Pen
  • 2.0 mm nib and Fude nib come with additional feed which allows for great ink capacity
  • Invert nib to "cap" dip pen
  • More Sailor Hocoro Dip Pen  

About Sailor:

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.