Nakaya Desk Pen Aka-tamenuri
Nakaya's Aka-Tamenuri color shows a bright red peaking through a more subdued red-brown on this desk pen.
Merging classic style with the modern, Nakaya Deskpens are one of the best examples yet of this company's ability to combine elegant form with exceptional functionality. These pens make a striking statement when placed in their matching holders.
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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 pen its deep lustrous sheen and subtle color shift. This Nakaya fountain pen is made of ebonite that is meticulously coated with urushi, a material made from the sap of a Japanese lacquer tree.
Nakaya pens can be filled with bottled fountain pen ink using the provided converter and can also use Platinum brand ink cartridges. Hand-painted Maki-e converters are also available.
Decorative rice paper, a simple solid softwood shipping box decorated with Japanese Kanji script, and a fabric pen "kimono" are all included with this pen, making it a lovely presentation item. Sensible and elegant packaging has long been a hallmark of the Nakaya brand.
Measurements & Specifications
|Postable||Postable With Caution|
|Cartridge Capacity||1.5 ml|
|Converter Capacity||0.5 ml|
|Ink Capacity||1.5 ml|
|Pen Weight||29.1 g|