Visconti turned to the Etna volcano to bestow the virtually unbreakable body to this incredibly long lasting writing instrument. The material contains over 50% lava and is mixed with resin to create a fantastically dense, slightly hygroscopic, heat resistant structure that is then polished to provide a beautiful finish that requires no overlay. The bronze accents take their inspiration from the Bronze Age, and their simplistic design sets off the deep basaltic lava perfectly. Bronze accents and a bronze ring engraved with ‘Homo Sapiens’. The Homo Sapiens fountain pen has as standard Visconti’s 18K nib.
Length with cap posted: 17.3cm
Length with cap close: 14.6cm
Central circumference: 4.5cm
System: Fountain pen uses high vacuum power filler system from titanium
Nib type: 18K gold nib
Conditions: New in box with original international warranty and packaging
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Visconti Homo Sapiens Bronze (fine nib)
Great smooth writer with an interesting material for the body of the pen.