on sale(Bottom Shelf) Sailor King of Pens Naginata Togi Ebonite Fountain Pen - Syokei (Limited Edition)

Product Code BS-SL-10-1811-318

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on sale(Bottom Shelf) Sailor King of Pens Naginata Togi Ebonite Fountain Pen - Syokei (Limited Edition)

Product Code BS-SL-10-1811-318

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MSRP $1,900.00

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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.

This oversized Sailor King of Pens fountain pen features a gorgeous ebonite cap, barrel and grip section. The SYOKEI is a marvel of the “Chirashi (scattering)” technique, including both pink and yellow flecks of ebonite scattered across the beige colored base of the pen. Each one is additionally crowned with the exquisite and highly coveted King of Pen size 21K solid gold Sailor Naginata Togi nib.

This year's SYOKEI draws its hues from "Tsurebiki," a masterful "Ukiyoe (woodblock print)" by the renowned Harunobu Suzuki. This print captures a couple in love, and is known for the technique used to make it which includes mixing multiple colors of chalk to create texture and a feeling of magic in the piece. Reminiscent of this technique, the deliberate layering of colored ebonite creates an intricate texture and similar effect, echoing Suzuki’s unique method of incorporating chalk for neutral colors.

Beyond its design, the SYOKEI's Naginata Togi KOP nib is a testament to meticulous craftsmanship. Modeled after the Naginata (a Japanese long sword), its elongated tip and larger pen point are a product of precise grinding and special polishing. This unique nib facilitates a wide range of writing angles, ensuring a smooth calligraphy style, even under light pressure.

The Sailor Naginata Togi Ebonite SYOKEI pen is limited to just 500 pens and each one is engraved with a unique serial number on the back of the cap. The beautiful gift box includes the pen, a 50mL bottle of black Sailor ink, a gold trim converter, a cleaning cloth, two black ink cartridges, and a North America Sailor warranty card. 

This special Naginata Togi nib allows you to write with a thin line when holding the pen vertically upright, or with a thicker line when holding the pen at a lower writing angle. In this way it’s similar to a Sailor Zoom nib. It also is ground so that it writes thicker on the cross stroke and thinner on the down stroke, like an Architect nib. It’s really a blend of Zoom and Architect, which is quite unique and not available from any other pen manufacturer.

Click here to shop all compatible Sailor ink cartridges.

Please note we are unable to accept a return of this pen for any reason once it has been used with ink. Please thoroughly inspect and dry test the pen before use.

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

Body Material
Cap Rotations

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

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).

Compatible inks & refills

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

Bottled inks, Proprietary Sailor 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
Nib Size
Nib Color
Nib Material
21k Gold

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


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

Diameter - Body
15.1mm (0.59in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
17.5mm (0.69in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
20.3mm (0.80in)
Diameter - Grip (mm)

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

Length - Body

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

129.7mm (5.11in)
Length - Cap
73.2mm (2.88in)
Length - Nib

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

25.5mm (1.00in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
152mm (5.98in)
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.

166.2mm (6.54in)
Weight - Body

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

23g (0.81oz)
Weight - Cap
14g (0.49oz)
Weight - Overall (g)
Max Ink Capacity - Cartridge

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

Max Ink Capacity - Converter

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


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