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Pilot Explorer Black Matte Fountain Pen


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Venture beyond the everyday with Pilot’s new Explorer fountain pen. Explorer’s lightweight and specially-balanced resin barrel is constructed to deliver an effortlessly premium writing experience. Available with either a Fine or Medium stainless-steel nib, and six striking metallic finishes, including gray, blue, pink, red, lime and turquoise, with contrasting matte black accents, Explorer can take on any writing adventure with streamlined sophistication.

  • Savor the thrill of writing with Pilot’s NEW Explorer fountain pen, an exceptional fountain pen designed for everyday use.
  • Explore your passion for writing (or self-expression) with Pilot’s Explorer fountain pen, which is designed to make ordinary writing tasks feel extraordinary.
  • Explore the nuances of writing with this finely-crafted premium fountain pen as it glides effortlessly over the surface of the page.
  • Add a touch of elegance to your everyday writing tasks with Pilot’s Explorer fountain pen, which was crafted for incredible performance.
  • Explorer’s lightweight, streamlined resin barrel features richly pigmented metallic finishes in striking shades of gray, blue, pink, red, lime and turquoise, all of which are complemented by matte black accents.
  • Explorer features an expertly crafted stainless steel nib, available in Fine or Medium. It is easy to refill with a Pilot ink cartridge or CNT40 twist converter for bottled ink.
  • Packaged in an elegant gift box, along with a black ink cartridge, Explorer makes the perfect gift for yourself or a friend.

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