Nakaya Piccolo Writer Shobu

If simplicity is the highest form of elegance, this is it. Nakaya pens achieve greatness by virtue of its streamlined design, excellent materials, flawless surface and saturated colors. Shown here is the Piccolo Writer (With Clip) fountain pen in the royal color, Shobu (Purple).

$700.00
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The Urushi tradition is historic and profound in Japan, where lacquer ware has adorned utilitarian objects for centuries. This technique, though painstaking, gives this fountain pens its deep lustrous sheen and powerful color.



 

This Nakaya fountain pen is made of hard rubber or ebonite that is meticulously coated with Urushi, a material made from the sap of a Japanese lacquer tree. The process of collecting the Urushi and applying many layers of lacquer to this fountain pen takes three months to complete. 


The Nakaya nib, imprinted Nakata, the family name of the manufacturer is made of solid 14K gold.
 

Measurements & Specifications

Clip With Clip
Cap Type Threaded
Closed Length 5.1"
Postable Postable With Caution
Posted Length 6.3"
Barrel Length 3.7"
Section Diameter 0.4"
Cartridge Capacity 1.5 ml
Converter Capacity 0.5 ml
Ink Capacity 1.5 ml
Filling System Cartridge-Converter
Pen Weight 23.3 g
Barrel Diameter 0.6
To order this pen with personalizations such as roll stoppers, zogan inlays, and custom kanji calligraphy, please click here.
Minimum production time for personalized pens is usually four to six months, and a nonrefundable sixty percent deposit is required.
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