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The Sailor 1911 Maki-e "Maiko" Ivory fountain pen (The "Apprentice Geisha") is one of Sailor's 1911 Maki-e range. Maki-e" means, literally, "sprinkled picture".  The design on the barrel of this pen, created for Sailor by Mr Kosen Oshita, is screen printed and hand finished by. The pen's accompaniments are in 14 carat gold, in common with all the 1911 Maki-e range.


Based on resin, the Sailor 1911 Maki-e Maiko Ivory fountain pen is not overly heavy (around 16&frac12 grams) but we would recommend not posting the cap whilst writing  to avoid scratching the lacquer of the pen body with the cap's screw fitting. 


The nib is 14 carat gold Medium - slightly finer than a European M.


We at Write Here are delighted to be able to offer you the Sailor 1911 Maki-e Maiko Ivory fountain pen to buy online, or in person from our shop on the High Street in Shrewsbury, in the UK. You will be buying a fine piece of Japanese engineering and craftsmanship, with a superb nib when you choose this magnificent Maki-e decorated pen.


This pen is available to order - please enquire for delivery time.

Weights and measures:- Sailor 1911 Maki-e Maiko Ivory Fountain Pen


Lengths:
Capped: 135mm
Pen only: 127mm
Posted: 148mm


Diameters
Cap band: 15mm
Barrel: 12mm
Section: 10mm


Weights (without cartridge or converter)
Complete: 16g
Pen: 10g
Cap: 6g


Ink system: Cartridge / Converter - either Sailor cartridges (also available from Write Here), or bottled ink using the Sailor converter supplied with the pen


Nib: 14 Carat Gold, in Medium