Sailor Kanreki Red Fountain Pen
Sailor Kanreki Red Fountain Pen is a limited production to commemorate Sailor’s nib designer Mr. Kagwaguchi Akihiro’s 60th birthday. He was the original designer of popular Professional Gear model and 60th birthdays bears significant importance to Japanese. KAN is designed with 3 rare kind RED color differs in body, cap, cap top. The PROFESSIONAL GEAR is an elegant fountain pen comes with a flexible 21K gold nib and decorates with gold trim.
The Sailor Kanreki Red Fountain Pen comes with a lovely flat top seemingly more blending with the entire fountain pen and the weight balance is at it optimum. It has a got a Dark Red Wine Color a beautiful composition of it. But if you look carefully, the pen’s cap and the bottom part of the pen is darker than the body’s red color. This color combination is very unique and well matches with the whole pen.
The 3 special red colors have mixed and this red wine shade has been created. This technique is very cost intensive, thus making this pen more expensive then the normal Sailor profit pen. In eyes of Sailor and the pen collecting circle both Kawaguchi Akihiro and Mr. Nagahara are very famous has been conducting pen clinics across cities in Japan as well as throughout the world. Kawaguchi Akihiro and Nagahara Nobuyoushi are the top two respected great legendary pen masters in Sailor.
Each Sailor Kanreki Red Fountain Pen is fitted with a 14kt gold nib.
About Sailor Pen Japan
Sailor Pen Japan was founded in 1911by Kyugoro Sakata, an engineer from the historic naval port of Hiroshima in Japan, who was introduced to a Fountain Pen brought from England by a sailor friend. He was determined to produce a finely crafted Japanese writing instrument with the highest specification and writing experience.
The company was named Sailor Pen with the aspiration of expanding this home grown name, Sailor Pen, internationally like the voyages of a Sailor.
Sailor Pen became the first company to produce Fountain Pens for domestic Japanese market and it is credited to be one of the oldest established pen companies in Japan. Sailor Pen has continued to maintain its heritage of quality and technical excellence over more than a 100 years since then.
Today, Sailor Pens are remembered by any avid fountain pen users as the gold standard in Japanese fountain pen nib making from its late nib artisan, Nagahara Nobuyoshi 長原宣義. Many nib designs by Sailor Pen are hotly sought after by collectors for its extraordinary writing ability like the Sailor Concorde nib which allows one to write in both fine nib and brush strokes font style on just one fountain pen nib by turning it upside down.
Sailor Pen is also well known for making Japanese makie fountain pens which are usually made by master Japanese artisans in Kaga 加賀 makie style. Notable Sailor Limited Edition fountain pens made to commemorate its 100th Anniversary in Arita, Sailor Limited Edition Noto Nogoro Fountain pens and Nagahara Nobuyoshi’s Retirement Pens are just some of the many popular fountain pens made by the Japanese pen manufacturer based in Hiroshima.