on saleVisconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen - Magma

Product Code VI-466ST03PD-EF

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on saleVisconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen - Magma

Product Code VI-466ST03PD-EF

20 reviews

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 its latest reincarnation of the Homo Sapiens series: the new Magma has arrived.

Visconti shook the fountain pen industry with a breakthrough both in design and use of materials when the original Homo Sapiens Bronze Age was launched. Carved from pure basaltic lava from the Mount Etna volcano in Italy, and enriched with resin materials, the pen encompasses the strength of ancient powers, juxtaposing its volcanic nature to a soft and smooth writing experience thanks to its nib. This award-winning writing tool was followed by the Homo Sapiens Dark Age designed with black ruthenium trims.

Today, the Homo Sapiens collection is still one of Visconti's signature writing instruments. Virtually unbreakable and naturally hygroscopic, the Homo Sapiens now comes in the "Magma" edition featuring red trims symbolizing the eruption of molten lava through the volcanos passageways. The glossy metal red trims give a fiery contrast against the matte black lava of the pen's body.

The pen caps using the Visconti 'Hook Safe Lock', a revolutionary capping system so you can cap a pen without worrying about the cap accidentally unscrewing in your pocket and leaking.

The Homo Sapiens Magma fountain pen fills using the patented Visconti power filler system, which is made of titanium to resist ink corrosion, and is enhanced with Visconti's black ruthenium 18kt gold nib.

Lava has some incredible qualities making it the perfect material for writing instruments.

  • Virtually unbreakable: high degree of resilience
  • Flame-proof: heat resistance to heat over 100°C
  • Slightly hygroscopic: absorbs moisture during use
  • Dense to the touch: comfortable to grip and relaxing to write with

Visconti has recently updated their branding and font used on their clips. During this transition, you may receive a pen with a slightly different font than what is shown here.

Technical Specs

Condition
New
Brand
Visconti
Type
Fountain Pens
Color
Black
Demonstrator
No
Body Material
Basaltic lava/resin
Cap Type
Hook Safe Lock
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
Nib Material
18kt Gold
Postable
Yes
Retractable
No
Trim
Red
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 - Nib
24mm (0.9in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
146mm (5.7in)
Length - Overall (Posted)
173.4mm (6.8in)
Weight - Body
26g (0.9oz)
Weight - Cap
17g (0.6oz)
Weight - Overall
43g (1.5oz)
Max Ink Capacity - Piston Vac
1.51ml

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