Graf Von Faber Castell Fountain pen Pen of the Year 2019 Ruthenium Samurai
Courage and self-discipline – the samurai were driven by lofty virtues.
The Pen of the Year 2019 was inspired by their era, spanning several centuries, by the aesthetics of their weapons and by their mindset.
The black lacquered metal barrel of the Black Edition, with its decorative 24-carat-gold plating, evokes the elaborately ornate armour made from individual plates.
The barrel made of dark-stained magnolia wood is reminiscent of the Samurais\' long swords (katanas).
Their sheath and handle were made of untreated magnolia wood.
Barrel made of of dark-stained magnolia wood featuring an engraving in 24-carat gold varnish
The quote Today I win against myself of yesterday is by Miyamoto Musashi
A metal plate, engraved with the gold plated (24 carat gold) Japanese character for samurai, adorns the cap
The end cap is engraved with the symbol created by Musashi for the word tsuba (hand guard)
The cap and the handle are coated in ruthenium
Fitted with a ruthenium-plated 18-carat gold nib, inscribed by hand
Individually numbered writing instruments
Exclusive, brightly polished black wooden box with an attractive brochure and a certificate of authenticity
An additional insert offers space for six more writing instruments
Limited to 400 pieces
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