on sale(Bottom Shelf) Delta DV Original Mid-Size Fountain Pen - Original

Product Code BS-DE78128-EF

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on sale(Bottom Shelf) Delta DV Original Mid-Size Fountain Pen - Original

Product Code BS-DE78128-EF

In Stock

out of stock

$212.40

MSRP $295.00

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Bottom Shelf: This pen has been gently used, but is otherwise in great shape. While every effort to clean these pens is made, you might see residual ink or water, as they are not brand new. All Bottom Shelf sales are final.

The original is back! This mid-sized Delta DV Original Mid-Size fountain pen features the iconic color combination: solid black cap, orange marbled resin barrel. Complemented by sterling silver trim, it has a mid-sized comfortable design that fits perfectly in your hand. Equipped with a JoWo #6 steel nib, you'll be able to smoothly write with precision and ease.

The fountain pen is refillable using standard international ink cartridges or using the included converter with bottled ink.

DV is short for "dolce vita", translated from Italian as "sweet life". 

Condition
Used
Brand
Delta
Type
Bottom Shelf
Color
Orange, Black
Demonstrator

Whether or not the barrel of the pen is translucent, allowing you to see the ink and filling mechanism inside.

No
Body Material
Resin
Cap Rotations

For pens with a screw-cap closure, how many rotations it takes to uncap/recap the pen.

1.25
Cap Type

How the cap is opened/closed from the barrel of the pen. Some common options include Snap-Cap, Screw-Cap, Magnetic Cap, or Capless (no cap).

Screw-cap
Compatible inks & refills

Which ink this pen will accept. Choices include bottled ink and various styles of pre-filled ink cartridges.

Bottled Inks, Standard international short ink cartridges, Standard international long ink cartridges
Filling Mechanism

How the pen fills with ink. Click here to watch our video tutorial on common filling mechanisms.

Cartridge, Converter
Grip Material
Resin
Nib Size
Extra-Fine
Nib Color
Silver
Nib Material
Steel
Postable

Whether or not the cap fits securely onto the back of the barrel when open.

Yes
Retractable

Whether or not the nib/tip can retract into the body of the pen (usually for click or twist-open style pens).

No
Trim
Sterling Silver
Diameter - Body
15.6mm (0.61in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
18.3mm (0.72in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
20.7mm (0.81in)
Diameter - Grip (mm)

Measured from the place most people choose to rest their fingers, which varies with each pen.

12.4mm
Length - Body

The measurement from the back end of the barrel to the tip of the nib.

125.9mm (4.96in)
Length - Cap
62.5mm (2.46in)
Length - Nib

The measured length of the visible portion of the nib when it is installed in the pen, from grip to tip.

22.5mm (0.89in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
137.6mm (5.42in)
Length - Overall (Posted)

When the cap of the pen is posted onto the back of the pen body, this is the measurement of the entire pen including the nib.

169.3mm (6.67in)
Weight - Body

If a converter is included with the pen, this weight is reflected in the total.

23g (0.8oz)
Weight - Cap
11g (0.39oz)
Weight - Overall (g)
34.0g
Max Ink Capacity - Cartridge

The maximum volume of ink that can fit in the pen when using a cartridge.

1.64ml
Max Ink Capacity - Converter

The maximum volume of ink that can fit in the pen when using a converter.

1.10ml

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The Bottom Shelf is for an item that cannot be sold as brand new. There will be detailed in each product description, but generally it means a product has been pre-owned and used in some fashion, or show slight signs of use or visual imperfections, including but not limited to scratches, dents, or dings. All items on the Bottom shelf will function as new. 

Bottom Shelf items are not eligible for returns.

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Since we have tested every used item before putting listing it online, Bottom Shelf items are not eligible for return. However, our Customer Care team will be happy to help you troubleshoot if needed. 

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We do not rephotograph items when listing them on the Bottom Shelf, but the product description should describe what, if any, differences you should expect from what is pictured.