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Sailor PG Slim Autumn Sky (The Pillow Book) SE



  • Special Edition 
  • 14k gold nib
  • Resin body
  • Cartridge/converter - Sailor (included)
  • Free nib tune
  • Limited production

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£ 165.00

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This new Sailor Professional Gear Autumn Sky is the second in the Pillow book series and is the follow-up model to the very popular “Midnight Sky”.  Inspired by the Autumn Sky as described in the Pillow Book - a famous collection of essays by Sei Shonagon 966-1017 whilst in service of the Empress Teishi. In these stories, a humble servant girl describes a number of special colours which are seasonally related.

The PG Slim is a smaller version of the Professional Gear fountain pen with 14k gold nib. Also known as the "Sapporo". Please note that Sailor nibs are a finer than on most European-made pens. Therefore, if you want a fine point order a medium etc.

Cartridge/converter filling mechanism (supplied)

Key Facts:

  • 14k gold nib 
  • Cartridge/converter - converter supplied
  • Free nib tune

What we like:

We love the story behind the pen evoking a sense of timelessness.

"In the Autumn the evening sky is the most beautiful.  The sky shines red as the sun sinks over the mountains.  A string of wild geese on the horizon ......It goes without saying"


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Sailor PG Slim Autumn Sky (The Pillow Book) SE

Sailor PG Slim Autumn Sky (The Pillow Book) SE


Length Capped = 123 mm

Nib length = 19.9 mm

Section length = 17 mm

Section diameter (max/min) = 10.3/9.3 mm

Barrel diameter (max) = 12 mm

Total length (not posted, including nib) = 109.9 mm

Total length posted (including nib) = 142.9 mm

Weight = 18g

Shipping cost and availability

Shipping cost
UK postage is FREE over £35 but otherwise starts at £1.80 for small items (converters, refills etc) or £3.30 for ink, stationery etc.

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VAT (at 20%) is automatically taken off for destinations outside the UK. Note that if you are ordering within the EU you will have to pay VAT when your parcel arrives.

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Nib choices for fountain pens
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