Sailor Susutake 1911 Naginata Togi Nib Fountain Pen
This special pen was created by craftsmen. The cap and barrel are made from ‘Susutake’ which means “smoked bamboo”.
It feels very special in the hands and in the heart. Admire the deep patina colour and the sense of tradition with this pen.
The 21K solid gold nib is called Naginata-Togi (specially ground by hand and sophisticated skills of craftsmen).
Naginata Togi Nib
This unique nib is hand crafted by Sailor’s skilled specialist. The ‘Naginata Togi’ nib tip, is considerably longer than regular pen nib tips. The pen point is expertly ground and specially polished into a shape like the blade shape of the famous ‘Naginata’ Japanese long sword. This pen nib was specially designed to write ‘Kanji’, so it allows a broad range of writing angles and smooth calligraphy even when writing with light pressure. This is one of the supreme writing instruments produced by the craftsman’s experienced skills.
We also have other specialist nibs showing the world the unlimited possibilities of nib design and craftsmanship. Please enjoy this special Limited Edition pen with an unique Sailor nib personally handmade.
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.