AL Sport Night Edition - Fountain Pen

AL Sport Night Edition - Fountain Pen

Kaweco

Regular price $120.00 Sale

The Kaweco AL Sport Night Edition is a limited edition black aluminum pen. The Night series is completely black in accordance with most wanted design specifications. High-quality aluminum is processed by CNC-technique and other processes in order to obtain a satin finish and hardened surface of AL Sport writing instrument introduced by Kaweco.

The fountain pen of the AL Sport Night Edition is equipped with a carbon black nib. The steel nib is manufactured by Bock in Heidelberg. Coated is the steel nib with the "Diamond-like Carbon" coating. Available in a fine point nib or an extra fine point nib. 

Refills available here.

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Kaweco was established in 1883 outside Heidelberg Germany, although it was not yet called Kaweco and the design that is the most recognizable, Kaweco Sport, was not designed until 1911. A fountain pen that was not a heavy, expensive desk piece but rather lightweight and convenient was an innovation. Ballpoint pens, what we would think of as an analogy to this experience, were invented in 1888 but a reasonably functional design was not produced until 1938 and popularization came mostly after World War II, by then the Kaweco Sport was a classic as well as many other designs produced by Kaweco.