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Sailor Fude de Mannen 55deg green

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  • 55 degree angled nib
  • Stainless steel nib with gold plating
  • Cartridge/converter - Sailor (converter not supplied)

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£ 10.80

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Sailor's Fude de Mannen Calligraphy fountain pen has a special nib curved at a 55 degree angle. This offers variation in line thickness depending upon the angle that the nib is held to the paper. A more vertical angle produces a narrow stroke whereas a shallow angle will give a thicker line.

Supplied with 2 black Sailor cartridges. No converter is supplied but the Sailor converter can be bought separately.

The cap of this pen does not have a pocket clip but a small rib prevents it rolling away.

Sailor has updated the specification for this pen in July 2020  and the new specification does not have the gold lettering on the barrel; it just has Sailor Japan printed on the cap above the cap ring.  

Reviews

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11/05/2021

Perfect for sketching

Bought this after reading Liz Steel’s recommendations on her website for sketching pens (she is amazing — check her site out!) and it was a good decision. I’ve got R&K Alt-Goldgrün in it, which is a perfect pairing — the nib’s curve/angle gives you at least a half-dozen different line-widths to choose from, from EF (reverse-writing) through to about a 1.5mm stub, at a guess. Great for sketching/doodling, especially trees. I use a smaller fude-type nib for general sketching while I’m out (PenBBS do one — see Etsy, if the moderator will let me say that) and once you get a feel for it it’s very intuitive. It’s like a Pilot Parallel, only fluid and versatile instead of blocky and crisp. I love it! NB: buy a converter as well. Just do it — Sailor’s black cartridge is lovely, but the converter is worth the investment.

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    Sailor Fude de Mannen 55deg green

    Sailor Fude de Mannen 55deg green

    Dimensions

    Length Capped = 169 mm

    Nib length = 17.9 mm

    Section length = 16.2 mm

    Section diameter (max/min) = 10.5/9.4 mm

    Barrel diameter (max) = 11.6 mm

    Total length (not posted, including nib) = 148.6 mm

    Total length posted (including nib) = 189.9 mm

    Weight = 13 g

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