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Pilot Explorer Gray Fountain Pen


Regular price$31.25
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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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How do I return an item?

We have a hassle-free return policy at Pen Place which allows you to return any non-personalized item, for any reason, within thirty (30) days of the date of receipt. The delivery date will be determined by your UPS or USPS tracking number. If you wish to return an item within the thirty (30) days allowed, please ensure the item is in new condition and has all original packaging that was shipped with your order.

If you would like to return an item, please email us at shop@penplace.com, or call us at 816-474-7500 and state why you would like to return the item. Pen Place will respond to your request to approve or disapprove return of the item. If the return is due to the wrong product or damaged product being shipped, Pen Place will send a postage paid return label. Otherwise, the customer will be responsible for return postage. Refunds will be processed when the item is received at Pen Place, and will be applied to the credit card or PayPal account used at checkout.  Please allow 3 days for the credit to appear on the account. Returns will be shipped back to:

Pen Place
2450 Grand Blvd. Suite 111
Kansas City, MO 64108

Exceptions to the Return Policy

Shipping charges will not be refunded unless we made an error in the order or the item was damaged. Items that have been engraved cannot be returned unless their was a misspelling of the name.  If an item is returned, but is not in new condition, the item will be returned to you and you will not receive a refund. No restocking fee for items unless they are marked Special Order. Items marked Special Order will be charged a restocking fee of 30% of the MSRP.

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Pen Place is your fine writing pen store. We carry fountain, rollerball and ballpoint pens plus pencils.  We also carry pen refills.

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