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Fountain Pen in Bocote’

Fountain Pen in Bocote’


Fountain Pen in Bocote’ Ribbon and Opal with Bock #6 Medium Nib & Pen Rest


Bocote’ is a wood native to Mexico, Central and South America.  It is noted for its distinct figuring and durability.  This blank was wave sawn lengthwise, black veneer was laid along the cut; and then the halves were bonded back together creating a black veneer sandwich.  A black band on the bottom of the cap, and a small inlay of cultured Fire Opal in the end of the body accent the design.  A two-tone Bock #6 medium nib provides the ink/paper interface   A basic tune, writing test, and cleaning has been performed on the nib.  The nib creates a line .4 to .6 mm wide on card stock using Noodler’s Black ink.

Style:  Fountain pen with international cartridge or converter. A converter is supplied.  The German made Bock nib is gold plated #6 Medium tip.

Cap postable:  No

Fittings:  Stainless steel

Finish:  Gloss lacquer

Weight:  Total 1.1 oz (32 gm) ; barrel 0.9 oz (25 gm); cap .27 oz (8 gm).  Weights are rounded, and include converter, without ink.

Diameter:  5/8” (16 mm)-widest part of the cap; 3/8” (9 mm)-narrow part of the tapered grip section; basically, the area one would hold while writing with the pen; 1/2” (13 mm)-reservoir barrel.  Dimensions are rounded.

Length:  6” (153 mm)-capped; 5-5/16” (142mm)-cap off; 2-1/2” (64 mm)-cap.

Item #:  P4FPVB6077

Completed:  1 December 2023

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