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Lava and Bronze Visconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen - Fine

( £529.08 ex. VAT )
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Lava and Bronze
Product Type:
Fountain Pen
Stock expected in 7 to 14 days
Free Delivery Price includes VAT & free UK delivery
Associated products
Essential info
  • High vacuum power filler
  • Bronze trim
  • Visconti's 'hook lock safe' cap system
  • Basaltic lava barrel and cap
  • Articulated sprung clip
  • Length capped: 147mm
  • Length posted: 175mm
  • Diameter: 14mm
  • The Homosapiens range has been created from basaltic lava rock from mount Etna catalysed with resin to create a unique material that is incredibly strong and very tactile.

    The fountain pen features a 18k gold nib, a nib created by Visconti that requires no pressure to put down a line, allowing thoughts to flow effortlessly onto the page.

    The fountain and roller pens both make use of Visconti's "Hook safe lock" cap closure, the sprung mechanism in the cap interlocks with the grooves on the barrel - a small turn is all that is required to close the pen, when the cap is released the spring pushes the cap into the locks and seals the pen. A gentle push down and twist will quickly remove the cap.

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Visconti Homo Sapiens Bronze
By Manuel Espinoza
I received this pen in extra fine a couple of weeks ago from The Pen Company in the UK. Fast international delivery to USA. The pen nib is a true extra fine, line width 0.38 mm. solid pen construction, beautiful 18kt Gold nib with the bronze trim. It is a beautiful writer. I agree with Keon Tom comment that the Lava material feels like ebonite. The pen size is great, it is not an small pen and it feels very well in the hand, it has a good weight, it is on the heavy side. I am happy with this pen, it is worth it every penny. I am happy with The Pen Company purchasing experience, excellent service. I will order a second Visconti in April 2023.
Viscontti Homo Sapien
By Keon Tom
Got it this week, the extra fine nib. I am very satisfied, worked perfectly right out of the box. The pen feels wonderful in the hand, the lava is warm like ebonite. Also the service was excellent.