Pilot Custom 823 Fountain Pen - Smoke Fine
There are few pens more iconic in the modern world than the Pilot Custom 823. This is a pen that inspires and attracts attention with its distinctive dark smoke colored barrel with black end caps and gold adornments is striking,and unique The huge vacuum filling system holds a huge amount of ink that seems to write forever and is ever so simple to fill. The 14 karat gold nib is flawless and glides across the page, as you would expect from Pilot.
For many this is a grail pen to aspire to given its flawless reputation.
This pen has a vacuum pump filling mechanism. The pump creates a vacuum on the down-stroke which ends when the piston passes a widening of the barrel near the section. The ink is then drawn up into that vacuum. This is a well-executed system, relying on a similar design to that used by Sheaffer's pens during the 1930s. It is simple, easy to use and allows for a lot of ink.
A handsome presentation box includes a bottle of black ink, making the Custom 823 a classy gift for special occasions. A full set of instructions manual and the owners certificate are included. This particular model comes with at 14k gold fine nib.
PILOT PEN COMPANY
Pilot Pen Corporation, founded in 1918, is the largest pen manufacturer in Japan. Known for its leadership in product innovation, Pilot Pen Corporation consistently introduces bestselling items to the marketplace for consumers to enjoy.
PILOT CUSTOM 823 PENS
The Pilot Custom 823 is well known in the Fountain Pen community as a great first choice premium fountain pen. It represents an excellent price point for a luxury fountain pen with high end features such as a 14 carat gold nib, large converter and premium trims. The super smooth and buttery nib is a joy to write with.
PILOT: MADE IN JAPAN
Pilot fountain pens embody the very best in Japanese design and engineering. Germany and Japan lead the way in excellence in Fountain pen design and Pilot are amongst the very best in Japanese manufacturers. Pilot manages the delicate balance between quality and price very well, and this is particularly evident in the Capless Vanishing Point series where Pilot brings to market a supremely sophisticated, well engineered pen at a very reasonable price.