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Pilot Capless Kanreki 60th Anniversary Limited Edition



  • Limited Edition for the 60th Anniversary
  • 2023 pieces worldwide
  • Special Gift Box
  • Black matt detailing 
  • 18k rhodium-plated black nib 

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£ 310.00

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The Pilot Capless was created on October 21, 1963 in Tokyo and its retractable version in 1964 for the Olympic Games in Japan. This fountain pen houses a mechanism allowing its nib to retract removing the need for a cap hence comes its name: the Capless fountain pen.  October 2023 marks the 60th anniversary of the Pilot Capless and in Japanese culture, year 60 (kanreki) is seen as the beginning of a new chapter, or a rebirth, and is filled with hope and possibilities.

The packaging for this limited edition draws upon the Kanreki (還暦), using the traditional and lunar Japanese calendar detailing.  The beautiful gloss red colour symbolises protection for such a significant event. 

A numbered Limited Edition version of the famous Pilot Capless retractable fountain pen (also known as Namiki Vanishing Point in some markets).


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Pilot Capless Kanreki 60th Anniversary Limited Edition

Pilot Capless Kanreki 60th Anniversary Limited Edition


Length Capped = 141 mm

Nib length = 7.4 mm

Section length = 0 mm

Section diameter (max/min) = 10.7/7.2 mm

Barrel diameter (max) = 12.7 mm

Total length (not posted, including nib) = 138.4 mm

Total length posted (including nib) = 7.4 mm

Weight = 32g

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