on saleVisconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen - Dark Age

Product Code VI-KP15-05-FP-EF

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on saleVisconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen - Dark Age

Product Code VI-KP15-05-FP-EF

38 reviews

In Stock

out of stock

Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days

$716.00

MSRP $895.00

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The Homo Sapiens is handmade from hardened basaltic lava sourced from the Mount Etna volcano in Italy, with an all-black trim. Visconti lava is virtually unbreakable, comfortable and warm to the touch - and slightly hygroscopic, absorbing moisture from your hand. The basaltic lava is mixed with resin to create this pen.

The pen caps using the Visconti 'Hook Safe Lock', a revolutionary capping system so you can cap a pen without worrying about the cap accidentally unscrewing in your pocket and leaking. The fountain pen's vacuum power filler is made of titanium to resist ink corrosion, and it features an oversized black 18kt gold nib to match the trim color (note: our images may still show the old 23kt palladium nib). 

Visconti has recently updated their branding and font used on their clips. During this transition, you may receive a pen with a slightly different font than what is shown here.

Technical Specs

Condition
New
Brand
Visconti
Type
Fountain Pens
Color
Black
Demonstrator
No
Body Material
Basaltic lava/resin
Cap Type
Hook Safe Lock
Compatible inks & refills
Bottled inks
Filling Mechanism
Power Filler
Grip Material
Basaltic lava
Nib Size
Extra-Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, 1.3mm Stub
Nib Color
Black
Nib Material
18kt Gold
Postable
Yes
Retractable
No
Trim
Black
Diameter - Body
14.3mm (0.6in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
16.5mm (0.6in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
21mm (0.8in)
Diameter - Grip
11mm (0.4in)
Length - Body
132mm (5.2in)
Length - Cap
59.3mm (2.3in)
Length - Nib
24mm (0.9in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
146mm (5.7in)
Length - Overall (Posted)
173.4mm (6.8in)
Weight - Body
26g (0.9oz)
Weight - Cap
17g (0.6oz)
Weight - Overall
43g (1.5oz)
Max Ink Capacity - Piston Vac
1.51ml

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