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Sailor ProGear Classic Ko Maki-e Mist Fountain Pen
Oshita Kasen Kobo, a lacquer work studio that has continued since 1894 in Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, is home to Kanazawa lacquerware known as Kaga maki-e,
which requires advanced decoration techniques acquired by the first generation, Sekko, in Kanazawa. Classic Ko is a jewelry brand from Oshita Kasen Kobo that combines traditional lacquer work with modern sensibilities.
The Classic Ko collection by Sailor is a fusion of tradition and modern sensibility. Classic Ko is a jewelry brand from Maki-e artist Oshita Kosen. The designs feature a modern look combined with traditional maki-e techniques. Classic Ko fountain pens are decorated with a range of ornaments especially designed for Sailor.
Pieces of egg shell placed in a mosaic pattern on the barrel bring to mind mist shrouded fields early in the morning.
Sailor Pen is dedicated to producing the most elegant and desirable Writing Instruments obtainable. Since 1911 Sailor Pen maintains the long heritage of quality and technical excellence and perfection.
The pens and nibs are made exclusively in Sailor´s own factory in Hiroshima Japan using the best quality materials available. Sailor pens are regarded to many as the best writing instruments available in the world.
The Classic Ko Maki-e Bunko fountain pen is equipped with a 21k gold nib and fills using cartridge/supplied converter. The lacquered designs are complemented by gold plated accents and the flat top cap finial is adorned with a Classic Ko emblem. Each pen is packaged in a special paulownia box.