Pilot Capless Limited Edition Fountain Pen 2017
Pilot Capless Limited Edition Fountain Pen 2017 design is a stunning sight to behold with its striking Crimson Sunrise Red barrel finish, making it a fine addition to any fountain pen user’s collection.
Every year, Pilot releases annual unique designs for its Capless fountain pen. Keeping with its tradition of limited production corresponding to the year, Pilot will be producing only 2017 pieces with global release slated for September 2017.
Featuring a premium 18K gold nib and luscious rhodium trimmings, the Capless Limited Edition 2017 is a fountain pen that demonstrates the unrivalled manufacturing expertise of Japan’s oldest writing instrument company. Pilot revolutionised the fountain pen with its release of the Capless fountain pen in 1963 been the world’s first retractable fountain pen. It has an ubiquitous retractable mechanism that allows the nib to retract into barrel when not in use. The pen’s carefully positioned clip ensures the nib is kept in an upright position to prevent accidental ink leakage when clasped to a pocket.
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.