Visconti - Homo Sapiens Bronze OverSize Fountain Pen | Peter's of Kensington

Homo Sapiens Bronze OverSize Fountain Pen

Product Number: 453776

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For the past twenty years now, Visconti has been reinventing the art of writing; they called it the “Writing Renaissance.”

Prized around the world for their craftsmanship and dedication to their craft, Visconti’s pens have been present at many a significant event. Visconti approaches the design and craftsmanship of their writing instruments with the passion and beauty for which Italians are renowned, paying homage to the advancement of civilisation and the triumphs of art.

The Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen might just be one of the most unique pens around; pick it up, and you’ll notice it has an intriguing weight and feel. This is because each pen from the Homo Sapiens range possesses a barrel made from basaltic lava, taken from Mt Etna in Sicily.

This unique material of this fountain pen is virtually unbreakable, heatproof to over one hundred degrees, and is also slightly hygroscopic, meaning that it can absorb the moisture from your hand. The mid-sized nib has been crafted from 95% pure palladium, superseding traditional golden nibs, and is supported by Visconti’s High Vacuum Power Filler, while all metal finishes are made from polished steel.

In short, this is a truly fascinating writing instrument.

Homo Sapiens Bronze Fountain Pen features:
  • Designed and manufactured in Italy.
  • Barrel made from basaltic lava, taken from Mt Etna in Sicily.
  • Nib made from 95% palladium.
  • Polished bronze hardware.
  • Medium nib.
  • Cap with pocket clip.
  • Contains Visconti's High Vacuum Power Filler, making refilling simple and clean.
  • Includes a cleaning cloth.
  • Beautifully presented in a Visconti gift box.

Length: 14.5cm.

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