March 25, 2022 11:30 am
A high-class fountain pen manufactured using “clad metal” made by stacking dozens of layers of different metals from Takefu Special Steel.
Takefu Special Steel (Headquarters: Shiromaru-cho, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture, President Michio Kono) made a high-class fountain pen that makes use of the unique technology material “clad metal” that joins different metals, and EC (electronic commerce) on March 16th. It was released on the site. Limited production of 130 pieces. The fountain pen’s barrel and cap have a beautiful laminated pattern unique to clad materials that are layered in dozens of layers, making it a unique design.
The company manufactures and sells blade materials for Echizen blades and industrial machine blades. We have also worked on creating products that take advantage of the design of multi-layered clad materials, and have worked on golf putters, paperweights, paper knives, etc. under the brand name of “CLADART”.
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The high-end fountain pen has started development, saying, “It has a high taste among stationery and can provide high-value products by utilizing our technology” (person in charge). The pen tip and ink tank were provided with the cooperation of Sailor Fountain Pen (Tokyo).
It is said that the unique laminated pattern is created by special processing by joining dozens of layers of different metals. The fountain pen is 13.3 cm long and weighs 37 grams. Some metal weighs more than 100 grams, but we have made it lighter so that it can be used comfortably for a long time.
“Infinity”, which is one of the most prestigious clad arts, has been newly established and added to the lineup along with the seal. The selling price of the fountain pen is 147,400 yen including tax, and it can be sold at the online shop of Clad Art or directly ordered by phone.
In addition, the outdoor iron plate “VULCAN PLATE” (14,300 yen including tax) is also on sale from the end of February on the EC site.