Pilot Custom 823 Set Black Fountain Pen
Pilot CUSTOM 823 black Fountain Pen has a very interesting filling system. The system is “Plunger system”.
This interesting system use nature of “vacuum”. You can enjoy mechanism through skelton body. Turn the knob and pull stick… pull, pull. Let’s push the knob. The ink is filling in a moment ! And when you write, gently loosen the knob (for flowing ink to nib).
Usefulness for writing. “Plunger system” can pump up more ink (1.5ml). This is the most quantity among regular line. The proposition was “prevent ink from leaking and store more quantity”. Plunger system have both points.
Nib is 14K (#15). It’s majestic and arched shape is elegant. But of course, essence is writing touch. The moderate hardness can endure long time writing. And moderate softness tell characteristic repulsion. Good balance.
This system is peculiar, packaged together with a bottle of INK-70 (PILOT products). This bottle have ink reservoir.
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.