on sale Faber-Castell Essentio Fountain Pen - Blue Aluminum

Product Code FB-148442

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$38.40

MSRP $ 48.00

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The Faber-Castell Essentio Aluminum fountain pen collection is beautiful to look at, comfortable to hold, and a pleasure to write with. A redesigned version of the original Faber-Castell Basic, the Essentio comes with a beautiful brushed aluminum finish in blue, with a polished chrome clip. The ergonomic grip section is ribbed for ease of holding. It is finished with an ink window to view your ink level, and a smooth steel nib. It comes with a short standard international cartridge, or you can purchase a converter separately.

Click to shop all compatible short or long standard international ink cartridges.

Technical Specs

Condition
New
Brand
Faber-Castell
Type
Fountain Pens
Color
Blue
Demonstrator

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

No
Body Material
Aluminum
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).

Snap-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 long cartridges, Standard international short cartridges
Filling Mechanism

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

Cartridge, Converter
Grip Material
Aluminum
Nib Size
Extra-Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad
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
Silver
Diameter - Body
11.9mm (0.5in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
14.8mm (0.6in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
19.9mm (0.8in)
Diameter - Grip

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

10.6mm (0.4in)
Length - Body

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

133.8mm (5.3in)
Length - Cap
62.6mm (2.5in)
Length - Nib

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

18.2mm (0.7in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
139.4mm (5.5in)
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.

190.4mm (7.5in)
Weight - Body
18g (0.6oz)
Weight - Cap
6g (0.2oz)
Weight - Overall
24g (0.8oz)
Max Ink Capacity - Cartridge

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

1.62ml
Max Ink Capacity - Converter

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

1.04ml

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