Sailor Naginata Togi Ebonite Solar Prominence Limited Edition Fountain Pen
The Sailor Naginata Togi Ebonite Solar Prominence Limited Edition Fountain Pen is also known as Kouen, contains a Naginata nib developed by the skilled craftsmen along with an ebonite barrel which brings to mind flames blazing into the darkness. Ebonite and the Naginata nib is hand-made by skilled craftsman.
The Naginata Togi nib tip is considerably longer than a regular pen nib tip. The pen point is expertly ground and specially polished to resemble the blade shape of the famous “Naginata” Japanese long sword.
The pen nib allows a broad range of writing angles enabling a smooth calligraphy style even when writing with light pressure.
Ebonite is a special naturally produced resin material requiring particular production processes. It is very warm to the touch and its rich elasticity and unique textures provide the user with the feel of luxury. The “Naginata Togi Ebonite” has been made of ebonite inlaying one colour on another to allow its natural beauty to be reflected.
The Sailor Naginata Togi Ebonite Solar Prominence Limited Edition Fountain Pen produced in 400 numbered pieces worldwide with an excellent 21K 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.