Pre-Owned Pens: Faber Castell Pen of the Year 2005

Pre-Owned Pens: Faber Castell Pen of the Year 2005
Era: 1980-present
Price: $3,000.00


MINT Condition. Never Used, Medium Nib, Limited to 2000 pens
The Southeast Asian stingray (Dasyatis sephen) belongs to the large family of stingrays, whose habitat is found throughout the oceans of Asia. Skillful and elaborate processing produces one of the most remarkable leathers currently in existence. It has a soft and smooth feel, while being remarkably resilient and tear-resistant. considered to be the most durable leather in the world. Highly prized in luxury production during the Art Déco era, stingray leather or Galuchat places great challenges on expert craftsmanship. The elaborate craftsmanship and individually distinct features of the barrel make each “Pen of the Year 2005” one of a kind. The 18-carat bicolor gold nib is ‚run in‘ by hand and is available in M, B and F widths. The solid, spring-loaded clip ensures safe positioning of the pen once inserted in a pocket. A platinum-plated cover protects the turning knob of the piston-filling system.