Pre-Owned Sailor Creatures of the Deep Manta Ray

The Manta Ray motif is one of the most dramatic and vivid in Sailor's Creatures of the Deep Limited Edition series. Each pen was produced in just 88 numbered, hand-finished pieces worldwide. We can offer your choice of Sailor 21k solid gold nib.

This is Limited Edition #16/88. Included is a converter for use with bottled fountain pen ink or you can use Sailor brand ink cartridges. Unless requested otherwise, each pen you purchase from us will be carefully examined, tested, and optimized for your personal writing characteristics before it ships.

This pre-owned fountain pen is in Mint condition with all boxes and papers.

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Sailor originally released the Creatures of the Deep Limited Edition series in 2007. Just 88 numbered pens in each of the ten motifs were produced worldwide.

Sailor is renowned for the variety and smooth writing qualities of their nibs, which perform even better when optimized for your personal writing characteristics via our complimentary nib tuning services. Sailor 21k solid gold nibs also provide excellent starting points for many our unique nib customizations, which add personality and flair to your writing on the page by allowing for greater line-width variation. 

The motif on each Creatures of the Deep pen was designed by noted Maki-e artist Koushu Nishihara, who was born into a family of artists and trained in traditional lacquer ware technique at the Wajima Urushi Lacquer Institute of Art in Ishikawa. Each Creatures of the Deep pen includes a special dark wood presentation box with all original papers and documentation, as well as a polishing cloth, converter, and a now-vintage bottle of Sailor Jentle Ink in the classic non-reservoir style bottle - while we don't recommend use of the ink after ten years, the unopened bottle adds to the collectibility and value of the pen.

Measurements & Specifications

Closed Length 5.5"
Posted Length 6"
Barrel Length 4"
Barrel Diameter 0.5"
Section Diameter 0.4"
Ink Capacity 0.9 ml
Filling System Cartridge-Converter
Cap Type Threaded
Clip With Clip
Cartridge Capacity 0.9 ml
Converter Capacity 0.5 ml
Postable Postable With Caution
Pen Weight 23.7 g
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