Steel Sport Fountain Pen

Steel Sport Fountain Pen

Kaweco

Regular price $120.00 Sale

This pen is made from raw solid brass that has not been treated and will develop a unique patina over time. The pen is compact when capped (approx. 4.1 inches long), but very comfortable when posted (5.2 inches long). This pen comes with a fine nib. 

weighs 40 g 

Kaweco refills available in multiple colors here. The pens can also be fitted with a mini converter which allows them to use bottled ink rather than cartridges. Converter available under refills. Replacement nibs in different sizes available on site.

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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.