Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Pernambuco Fountain
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The style of the Classic collection combines the natural and warm charisma of wood with the cool elegance of platinum-plated surfaces in a unique way.The Classic writing implements come in platinum-plated versions, in ebony, in pernambuco or in grenadilla wood, each combined with platinized fittings and a finely ribbed barrel. The natural differences in grain and colour mean that every writing instrument made from them is unique.
- Cartridge/converter system
- Hand-made bicoloured 18-carat gold nib with iridium tip, "run in" by hand
- Manufacturing process involves over a hundred steps, most of them carried out by hand
- Available nib widths are M (medium), F (fine), EF (extra fine), B (broad), OM (medium/ left slent) and OB (broad/ left slent)
All three precious woods, i. e. Pernambuco which is normally used for violin bows, the very dark ebony as well as the grenadilla wood are extremely hard and durable, and correspondingly difficult to work. The natural variations in grain and colouring mean that every writing implement made from them is unique.