Pelikan Special Edition M101N Tortoiseshell Red

Following the success of the M101N Tortoiseshell Brown and the M101N Lizard, the M101N Tortoiseshell Red Special Edition fountain pen revives a classic style with its decorative tortoiseshell pattern, deep red finish, and warm gold trim. We have managed to secure only a small number of these pens for our customers.

Normally retail $650, our usual price $520, we have been specially authorized to offer this pen to our customers at reduced pricing for a limited time only.




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Tortoiseshell pattern has a long tradition in quality writing instruments, with its usage dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, when actual tortoise shells were used for decorating jewelry and lacquerware. The M101N Tortoiseshell Special Edition uses cellulose acetate to mimic the tortoiseshell on the barrel in a time-intensive process that creates a striking pattern. The dark red on the cap ends is made from high quality resin, and adds a vintage feel.

Vivid stripes of dark brown, caramel, and amber wind down the barrel next to the ink window. This piston-filler, with its rounded shape and compact size, fits comfortably in the hand for most users.

The Pelikan M101N Tortoiseshell Red has "Pelikan" engraved on the front of the cap and "Germany" engraved on the back of the cap. See the classic Pelikan "one chick" logo imprinted into the solid red cap.

This special edition fountain pen arrives packaged in a gift box with one bottle of 4001 royal blue ink. Both the ink bottle and the gift box use historic Pelikan motifs.

The Pelikan M101N Tortoiseshell Red fountain pen is available in limited numbers only. Once they are gone, there will be no more.

The specially inscribed 14k solid gold nib is particularly well-suited for our nib customizations, including the modification for added flex. 

Unless requested otherwise, each pen or nib you purchase from us will be carefully examined, tested, and optimized for your personal writing characteristics before it ships. 




Measurements & Specifications

Closed Length 4.8"
Posted Length 6.2"
Barrel Length 3.8"
Barrel Diameter 0.5"
Section Diameter 0.4"
Ink Capacity 1.3 ml
Filling System Piston
Cap Type Threaded
Clip With Clip
Postable Postable
Pen Weight 14.6 g
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