Pilot 95th Anniversary Dragon Fountain Pen
Pilot 95th Anniversary is taking place this year and to celebrate the occasion they’re releasing several special edition fountain pens.
Dragon is the finest collection that’s drawn on the traditional delicate beauty of Maki-e craftsmanship. Only 400 pieces of Pilot 95th Anniversary Dragon Fountain Pen are available worldwide. In addition, there will be a special premium edition of 90 pieces of Pilot 95th Anniversary Dragon Fountain Pen being produced.
Intricately handcrafted on Pilot 95th Anniversary Dragon Fountain Pen are the majestic Ryu (“Dragon”). An iconic motif in Japanese art, architecture, literature and even popular culture, the Japanese dragon is regarded as one of the “Celestial Guardians of the Universe”.
These symbols represent the life obstacles one has to overcome before attaining enlightenment; it is also the inspiration to the creation of the 95th Anniversary limited edition of fountain pens, Ryu.
On the Pilot 95th Anniversary Dragon Fountain Pen, the mystical creature is illuminated in gold and silver glow against a rich black base through a combination Taka (Raised) Maki-e and Togidashi (Burnished) Maki-e techniques. Design of the Pilot 95th Anniversary Dragon Fountain Pen is further enhanced by striking patterns applied using the traditional Seirei-Nuri Maki-e technique. The majestic Ryu creates a truly enthralling masterpiece of beauty and elegance.
About Pilot Pen
The Pilot Pen Corporation was founded by Ryosuke Namiki with Masao Wada in 1918 under the name of the Namiki Manufacturing Company. Pilot Fountain Pen is well known globally as the best Japanese pen manufacturer producing fine writing instruments and stationery and to some extent, jewellery.
Being the largest pen manufacturer in Japan, many Pilot Fountain Pens are produced purely for the usage of domestic market. However, some premium range of limited edition, special editions were open for international markets.
Known for its Japanese maki-e fountain pens, Pilot Fountain Pen is widely recognized as the leader in luxury Japanese lacquer pens among many other Japanese maki-e pen brands in Japan. Pilot Fountain Pens are excellent in choices of nibs and the quality of rollerballs and ball pens.
On special occasions, like Pilot’s anniversary, Limited Edition Pens and Special Edition maki-e Pilot Anniversary Pens were produced to mark the milestone of the company’s journey. These are the highest in quality and usually made to pay homage to Japanese unique culture and heritage.