A virtually indestructible writing fortress, the hefty Ironsides is our very first alloy fountain pen. The Flint variant features an understated gray clip and nib. Fully machined by Dad from a high-grade stainless steel rod, each fabricated part undergoes at least 3 finishing steps prior to assembly of the section, barrel, cap, and threaded finial. Every piece includes a proprietary pocket clip shaped by hand in-house on Nick's homemade clip jig.
Each pen is built to order with your choice of 8 nib options. Pocket clips on the Ironsides are swappable post-purchase; we plan to have a variety of clip finishes available in the future beyond the two options we have today. A removable full-size ink converter comes installed.
Since this is a Production pen release, each piece is assigned a unique engraved index number with matching hand-stamped letterpress Certificate of Authenticity. The uniqueindex numberindicates the year, month, and day the pen was completed, along with its individual place within the day's production... making every engraving one-of-a-kind. All of our fountain pens include a removable ink converter and choice of nib installed.
Review detailed tech specs and packaging details below.
Machined in Western Pennsylvania Lathed stainless steel stock Filling mechanism: INK CONVERTER Nib size: GERMAN #6 Housing spout: INTERNATIONAL STANDARD Cap & barrel: THREADED Cap in-use: CAP WILL POST Clip: REMOVABLE / SWAPPABLE Uncapped weight: 51.4g Total weight: 81g Length capped: 141.8mm Length posted: 154.2mm Length uncapped: 124.4mm Grip length: 16.8mm Grip diameter (Smallest): 10.7mm Grip diameter (Largest): 11.6mm Barrel diameter (Largest): 13.4mm Cap diameter (Largest): 14.7mm
✓ Stainless Steel Model-C Fountain Pen ✓ Unique Serial # Pen Engraving ✓ Choice of Nib Installed ✓ Choice of Clip Installed ✓ Removable Full-Size Ink Converter Installed ✓ Hand-Stamped Certificate of Authenticity ✓ Paper Birmingham Gift Packaging
Each standard run pen is engraved with a unique serial number that indicates both the date the pen was completed in our workshop as well as it's individual index number in the day's production work. Included is a matching hand-stamped letterpress Certificate of Authenticity. The nomenclature reads as an eight digit number: XXXXXXXX XX(year) XX(month) XX(day) XX(index in the day's total production)
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