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Platinum Fountain Pen Aizu Makie
Platinum Fountain Pen Aizu Makie is an exquisite Japanese lacquer pen with inlay mother of pearl pen against a nashiji gold dust background.
The Platinum Aizu Makie Fountain Pen is light weight as it is made of ebonite and it is fitted with an 18kt gold nib. The fountain pen though light weight but writes fabulously with its marvelous nib and ebonite barrel.
It raden mother of pearl inlay is superbly inlaid with precision to ensure the light reflectin provides the best visual effect when one is holding the pen and writing with it.
It was in 1919 when Shunichi Nakata started the business of Platinum Fountain Pen. Nakaya Seisakusho (which means manufacturer) is to make and sell foutain pens. It was only in 1928 when the name was changed to "PLATINUM FOUNTAIN PEN CO.," along with it's trade mark of the globe.
The skills of Platinum fountain pen manufacturer was further confirmed in 1948 when Emperor Showa, "Hirohito" visited the Platinum booth during the First EXPO; and sure enough, Platinum Pen Company won the First Prize.
One of the most iconic design of Platinum Fountain Pen is the #3776 which marked the height of Mount Fuji; the highest mountain in Japan. #3776 Platinum Fountain Pen won another prize called the "Good Design Prize" bestowed by the Japanese government in 1978.