why this product

Milled from solid untreated brass by the Kaweco company, this compact pen is no lightweight—weighing in at 0.84 ounces, while the average pen measures at 0.6 ounces. Its untreated finish means that this pen will wear over time and develop a patina distinctive to your writing hand. The small but substantial pen comes with a stainless steel nib, and is refillable with short international standard cartridges.

use & care

Because this pen is made from solid, untreated and uncoated brass, it will develop a patina individual to you over time. If you choose to restore the original finish, you may rub in a brass polish with a soft cloth.

production & design

Originally started as a dip pen factory in 1883 by Luce and Ensslen in Heidelberg, Germany, Kaweco has evolved with writing technology and persevered through many decades in their attempt to contribute useful, elegant and lasting pieces to the writing world.

The company continued to produce pens even during metal-scarce World War I—their pens were considered important to the administrative aspects of the war effort. In 1913, they launched their now famous “Sport-series.” The “Sport” line introduced the first patented fountain pen to come with a cap, making it easy for traveling in briefcases, pockets and purses.

The company, which has a large following among pen buffs, continues to grow their catalogue of sturdy, long-lasting writing utensils that are anything but disposable. 

about the designer

Solid Brass Fountain Pen

Kaufmann Mercantile from New York, NY
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Compact and lightweight solid brass pen with stainless steel writing nib. Refillable with short international standard ink cartridges. Untreated, uncoated brass will gain a distinctive patina over time. Made in Germany since 1883.

More Details

  • Technical Specifications:

    3.8 inches long (9.6 cm) 

    Solid brass
    Stainless steel

    Made in

  • Product Dimensions: H 1.0 Inches x W 1.0 Inches x L 1.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000283321

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Kaufmann Mercantile in Raleigh, NC
  • Item is ready to ship in 2 Business Day(s). Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 30 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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