Pilot


Pilot Capless Mandarin Yellow

This 2003 Pilot button-activated pen is a cartridge/converter-fill in Mandarin Yellow and Rhodium. Special Edition for Japanese Market (a darker yellower color than the 2008 re-release). Fine nib. New-old-stock, mint in original box (labeled with Model No.60234) with papers and outer sleeve. Converter included! A convenient pen with a great color! Item #46 in Catalog #80

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Pilot Button-Activated Blue Enamel

This is a 1999 Pilot button-activated cartridge/converter-fill in Gold Plate and Blue Enamel. Fine nib. New-old-stock. Mint in box with barrel label, papers and outer sleeve. Converter included! Convenient and easy to use, and is a beautiful and elegant pen. Item #43 in Catalog #80

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Pilot Button-Activated Black Stripe

This 1971 Pilot is a Button-activated “Black Stripe” cartridge/converter-fill in Stainless Steel (deeply engraved) and Black Plastic. Unlike the White Stripe model, the engraved lines are filled with black enamel and the pen has a factory decal “Capless” below the clip (a little wear), Smooth chrome clip and button. Fine nib. An extremely rare model. With the “Black Stripe” below, the only models with a round hole for the nib, rather than one which is semi-circular. …

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Extraordinary Pens – Pilot Buddhist Scriptures Custom

Another extraordinary beauty from Catalog #77 –  a 1977 Pilot Buddhist Scriptures Custom cartrige/converter filler in Sterling Silver. The cap & barrel hand engraved with Kanji characters of the Heart Sutra, the best known of the Buddhist scriptures. Each Buddhist Scriptures pen has been blessed. The pens were taken to Buddhist temples in Japan where Priests performed a ceremony to grant good fortune. The clip has inlaid black enamel. The fine nib is also inlaid with …

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Handwritten Post – First Fountain Pen Days

I started using fountain pens when I was in my early teens, but I really went crazy over them when I was in my early 20s. I thought it would be fun to write some quotes and hear what you think as well! I really enjoy this Faceted Capless model by Pilot, and wish they were still made today (in a variety of colors, especially). The fine nib is precise and crisp, and a pleasure …

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