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Sailor Profit 1911 Large Series Fountain Pen in Gloss Black - New

Sailor Profit 1911 Large Series Fountain Pen in Gloss Black - New
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Sailor Profit 1911

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Price: £165.00
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Item Ref: HD:SAJ/709

Sailor 1911 Full-Size Fountain Pen Gloss Black with Gold Trim 
 

Description:
 
The 1911 Full-Size (also known as the 1911 Large in some markets) is Sailor's flagship model, featuring an elegantly tapered design and the smooth-writing 21k nib for which Sailor is renowned. The 1911 Full-Size in Black with gold trim is a cartridge-converter pen that can be filled with bottled ink using the provided converter. It can also use Sailor brand cartridges. The 1911 ships in a handsome and practical presentation box which also includes two ink cartridges.
 
Dimensions:
 
Length: Capped 14.2 cms (5.5/8 ins). Cap posted 15.5 cms (6.1/4 ins). Cap diameter 15.9 mm measured over centre band. Weight: 24.6 grams (with convertor fitted).
 
Nib:
 
Nib is manufactured from solid 21ct gold. Sailor nibs tend to write a size down from European nibs. Pen was purchased as a medium, but this exquisite nib writes more on the fine side of medium with a hint of flex.
 
Condition:
 
Pen is brand new and un-inked and in mint condition. Supplied in original case, external card box, cartridge convertor, two ink cartridges and full user instructions.
 
Hepworth Comment:
 
We purchased this pen direct from Japan to technically compare it with a modern Montblanc 146. Quality of manufacture and nib are excellent. If there is a down side to this pen, it would be that it is not a piston filler, and therefore has a lower ink capacity. Rather than compare with the Montblanc 146, the real comparison should be with the Montblanc 147, which uses only cartridge filling.
 

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