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Visconti Homo Sapiens Steel Age Fountain Pen - Oversize, Lava Resin,1.3mm 23k Pd Dreamtouch Nib (Near Mint, Works Well)

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Visconti Homo Sapiens with steel trim, actual basaltic lava used. Near mint pre-owned condition. 1.3mm 23k Palladium "Dreamtouch" fine nib. Vacuum piston system called "Power Filler." This is the oversize version of the Homo Sapiens.
SKU: 14108
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Type  Fountain pen with piston filling system

Product Name  Homo Sapiens Steel Age -- this is the oversize version, not the smaller "midi." The "age" series means that the pen is made of lava resin and each age specifies the trim material.

Manufacturer and Year  Visconti Pen Company, Italy -- this is a current model.

Length  5-3/4"

Filling System  Piston filling system aka "Power Filler".  We tested it and it works well.

Color Black basaltic lava with shiny steel trim. This material has some interesting characteristics: flame-proof, very hard and almost unbreakable, moisture absorbing. It has a less than perfect finish caused by air pockets created during the material formation.

Nib  1.3mm 23k palladium "Dreamtouch" nib. It is made of solid 23k palladium and writes very softly. Please be careful as these nibs are quite easy to spring.

Condition  Near mint with light usage only. No scratches or marks. The lockdown band on the barrel (a grooved band in the lava material) to hold the cap in place looks a bit rough, but it is working excellently. There is a small mark of light discoloration to the right of the clip. No cracks, chips, or scratches.


Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 14108
Condition Used
Maker Visconti
Type Fountain Pens


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