Sailor 1911 Full-Size Realo Black Gold

Since being introduced, the 1911 Realo in Black with gold trim piston-filler has become one of the most popular pens created by Sailor. Though now augmented by a version in Burgundy and by Pro Gear Realos also in Black and in Burgundy, many still consider this the quintessential Realo series pen.

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Sailor's reliable piston-filler mechanism, developed especially for the Realo series, allows this pen to be filled with any bottled fountain pen ink. The ink window indicates when it it time to refill. Piston-fill systems are favored by many pen aficionados.


The Sailor 1911 Realo in Black with gold trim is available with your choice of 21k nib. These top quality Sailor 21k nibs are well-suited to customizations including Stub, Cursive Italic, or Left Oblique.

Unless requested otherwise, each pen you purchase from us will be carefully examined, tested, and optimized for your personal writing characteristics before it ships. See our nib set-up and optimization page for more details.

The appropriately proportioned Sailor satin lined box holds the pen secure for shipping and serves well for presentation to that special person, even if it is you.

Measurements & Specifications

Closed Length 5.5"
Posted Length 6.1"
Barrel Length 3.9"
Barrel Diameter 0.5"
Section Diameter 0.4"
Ink Capacity 0.9 ml
Filling System Piston
Cap Type Threaded
Clip With Clip
Postable Postable
Pen Weight 20.7 g
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