Pilot 100th Anniversary Fuji & Meiji-Maru Limited Edition Fountain Pen

$2,000.00

Pilot Centennial Commemorative Fountain Pen – Fuji & Meiji-Maru

Serial Number: 586/800

  • Barrel, cap: Brass with Togidashi-Taka Maki-e (Burnished-Raised Maki-e)
  • Nib size: 18K Medium (#10)
  • Size: 137mm (length), 3mm (max. diameter)
  • Filling system: Cartridge/Converter (Con-70)
  • Box: Bespoke paulownia wood presentation box featuring corporate emblem plate
  • Set contains: Fountain pen, converter, bottle of black ink, instruction booklet, leaflet, navy cloth, serial number plate

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Pilot 100th Anniversary Fuji & Meiji-Maru Limited Edition Fountain Pen

The Fuji & Meiji-Maru depicts on its cap the majestic Mt.Fuji, gazing down on the departing ship, while on the barrel the Meiji-Maru sailing ship is rendered in Togidashi-Taka Maki-e (Burnished-Raised Maki-e).

Both of our founders, who were graduates of the Tokyo Nautical School, sailed on the Meiji-Maru as part of their training.

At sea, it is the pilot who guides ships safely through dangerous waters, and the name of our company—PILOT—was chosen in the hope that we might become a guiding figure in the course of the fountain pen industry.

The design of this fountain pen reflects our founders’ wishes: a rich blue lacquer base suggests the sky and the sea, while the departing Meiji-Maru, her sails raised against the backdrop of Mt.Fuji, her prow pointed towards the next one hundred years, is rendered in Togidashi-Taka Maki-e (Burnished-Raised Maki-e).

The Fuji & Meiji-Maru is a limited edition of 800 pens worldwide.

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