on saleNamiki Yukari Maki-e Fountain Pen - Tanuki (Limited Edition)

Product Code PN16643

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on saleNamiki Yukari Maki-e Fountain Pen - Tanuki (Limited Edition)

Product Code PN16643

1 review

In Stock

out of stock

Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days

$1,800.00

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Pilot is happy to introduce the 2021 Namiki Limited Edition fountain pen: Tanuki (Japanese Raccoon Dog)!

Tanuki are said to be talisman because they bring prosperity and good luck. These legendary creatures are significant in Japanese folklore, art and sculptures throughout history and is reputed to be mischievous and joyful. Tanuki are an important figure to business owners because Tanuki welcome prosperity with the figure’s 8 essential attributes, which are called the "8 blessings":

  1. Straw hat (protects from hard times)
  2. Striking moon eyes (attentiveness to customers)
  3. Happy face (joyful life & friendly customer service)
  4. Round belly (calm & thoughtful decision making)
  5. Flask of sake (virtue)
  6. Accounting ledger (confidence & conviction)
  7. Impressive tail (balance & strength)
  8. Large scrotum (financial luck)

The Limited Edition Namiki fountain pens are made in limited quantity every year. Tanuki will only have 300 pieces available worldwide. Each pen is carefully crafted and engraved with the traditional Namiki number and artisan signature. Designed and produced by the celebrated artisan group Kokkokai (國光會), Tanuki comes with a #10 18 karat gold nib with rhodium accents that features the customary Mount Fuji illustration. The Yukari fills via cartridge/converter (a CON-70 is included), and comes packaged in an elegant presentation box with a signature card and instruction card included.

As these pens are truly one-of-a-kind pieces of art, they are warrantied for life by Namiki.

Please allow us up to several extra days for shipping of this pen. Please also 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.

Technical Specs

Condition
New
Brand
Namiki
Type
Fountain Pens
Color
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
Lacquered metal
Cap Rotations

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

1.5
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, Proprietary 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
Fine, Medium, Broad
Nib Color
Two-Tone
Nib Material
18kt Gold
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
Gold
Diameter - Body
12mm (0.5in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
14.3mm (0.6in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
19.2mm (0.8in)
Diameter - Grip

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

9.7mm (0.4in)
Length - Body

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

129.1mm (5.1in)
Length - Cap
67.8mm (2.7in)
Length - Nib

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

21mm (0.8in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
142.4mm (5.6in)
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.

160.9mm (6.3in)
Weight - Body

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

19g (0.7oz)
Weight - Cap
14g (0.5oz)
Weight - Overall

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

33g (1.2oz)

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