Conklin Mark Twain Crescent Superblack & Gunmetal Limited Edition (1898) Fountain Pen

Conklin Mark Twain Crescent Superblack & Gunmetal Limited Edition (1898) Fountain Pen


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Conklin® Mark Twain Crescent Filler™ Superblack

The Conklin Pen Company® was established in Toledo, Ohio USA in 1898. From the Golden era of fountain pens until today, it’s regarded as one of the most significant and innovative American writing instruments manufacturers. Founder Roy Conklin patented the design for the first self-filling pen in 1901. With this patent, Conklin introduced a self-filling mechanism called the Crescent Filler™. The Crescent Filler™ has a piece of metal shaped like a crescent moon, that extends from the side of the pen, and is the key to simple and easy one-hand way to self-fill the pen with ink. The simple depression of the crescent engages the internal pressure bar to collapse the built-in rubber sac. Releasing the crescent allows incoming in k to fill the sac. In 1903 legendary author Mark Twain, the legendary American author, expressed the virtues of this unique self-filling fountain pen. The Crescent Filler™ became one of the most beloved pens in American history. In honor of its continued success, the Conklin Pen Company® is proud to announce the latest addition to the stellar collection: Mark Twain Crescent Filler™ Superblack Limited Edition.


The Conklin® Mark Twain Crescent Filler™ Superblack is truly an exceptional pen. It is made of solid brass, the surface of which is technologically treated and superblack coated to achieve almost completely matte black appearance. It absorbs over 99% of visible light at normal incidence which makes it the darkest substance known today. To enhance the elegance of each Mark Twain Crescent Filler™ Superblack pen, the clip and parts are adorned with multi-coated gunmetal plating. Each pen is engraved with Mark Twain’s distinctive signature along the band and is equipped with the original Conklin® spring loaded rocker clip patented in 1916. Tastefully engraved along the bottom of the cap is the limited edition number exclusive for each pen. The Mark Twain Crescent Filler™ Superblack is a limited edition run of 1898 pieces and is fitted with premium stainless steel JoWo nib in choice of Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Stub, or Omniflex point sizes, which allows users to choose one that complements their individual handwriting style. Each nib displays the brand name and is marked with special crescent-shaped breathing hole. Our quality control team tests each nib individually to ensure top quality writing performance. Each Conklin ® Mark Twain Crescent Filler™ Superblack is offered in a luxury gift box with a custom-designed sleeve.

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