on saleVisconti Homo Sapiens Lava Color Fountain Pen - Blue Ultramarine

Product Code VI-KP15-08-04-FP-EF

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on saleVisconti Homo Sapiens Lava Color Fountain Pen - Blue Ultramarine

Product Code VI-KP15-08-04-FP-EF

In Stock

out of stock

Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days

$716.00

MSRP $895.00

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Visconti is delighted to announce the launch of the highly anticipated Homo Sapiens Lava Color collection, the latest addition to the iconic Homo Sapiens series. Visconti re-interprets their flagship pen line with color, a more modern image and a new in-house 14kt gold nib.

Like its predecessors, the Lava Color is made from Visconti's well-known and much treasured, lava rock; making the pen virtually unbreakable and very comfortable to write with. The Lava Color collection is the perfect union of catalyzed Mount Etna basaltic lava and colored resin using Visconti's patented methods. This natural combination creates a rugged stone-like feel and texture with rustic natural colors. This matte blue pen is accented by black ruthenium trim. The volcanic material features an anti-stain treatment that protects the pen and prevents ink from depositing on the pen during refilling.

The fountain pen features an exclusive magnetic closing system which makes opening and closing the pen effortless. Like previous Homo Sapiens models, the fountain pen fills with Visconti's patented power filling system.

The new collection introduces a first from Visconti, a new in-house, 14kt gold oversized nib. The new hand polished nib has been engraved with a more contemporary design, but in keeping with tradition Visconti continue with a crescent moon shaped breather hole, a distinctive feature of Visconti's precious nibs. The entire pen is produced in Florence, Italy, including the nib, feed, and housing. Each nib is plated in black ruthenium to match the color of the pen's trim.

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.

Technical Specs

Condition
New
Brand
Visconti
Type
Fountain Pens
Color
Blue
Demonstrator
No
Body Material
Basaltic lava/resin
Cap Type
Magnetic
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 Ruthenium
Nib Material
14kt 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 - Overall (Closed)
146mm (5.7in)
Length - Overall (Posted)
173.4mm (6.8in)
Weight - Body
29.0g (1.02oz)
Weight - Cap
27.0g (0.95oz)
Weight - Overall
56.0g (1.98oz)
Max Ink Capacity - Piston Vac
1.51ml

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