Empire Style Fountain Pen in Cherry Laurel – 1011

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This magnificent Fountain Pen will exceed even the most discriminating collector’s expectations.

With superb balance, superior writing characteristics and an overall stylish, polished & elegant appearance it will be a treasured addition to anyone’s desk.

Inspiration for this design came from 1930/40’s movies. The design is big, bold & very eye-catching.

The body is made from Staffordshire grown Cherry Laurel. The accent rings and banding are from cast metal which has then been plated with hard wearing black titanium.

The nib is made from 14ct Gold with engraved decoration whilst the rhodium-plated clip includes a sparkling Swarovski clear crystal again adding to the opulent appearance of this writing instrument

The pen begins life as a Laurel blank which I hand-turn on my wood lathe. Once the correct dimensions are achieved the blanks are sanded up to 7 times with ever decreasing grades of abrasive until the surface is mirror smooth.

Next several coats of polish are applied each being allowed to dry before sanding smooth.

Finally, a coat of Carnuba wax is used to achieve the final gloss shine to enhance the regal appearance of the Cherry Laurel timber.

Each pen is individually hand assembled taking care to align the gain and that every component fits correctly.

One of my favourite pens, its big brash and makes a statement!

The pen in the picture is the one you will receive.

If you are interested in multiple pens, please contact us.

Since each pen is a unique work of art, exact duplicates are not possible but we will do our best to create duplicates of the pen, using the same wood and finish.

You’ll also receive a Certificate of Authenticity with each pen ordered.

Product dimensions are the size of the pen inside its box.

Handmade Pen Product Details

  • Made in the Tamworth UK by Mike Topp
  • A rhodium-plated clip that includes a sparkling Swarovski clear crystal.
  • All exposed accent rings, bands and caps include elegant custom hand-carved 3 dimensional designs.
  • Components are cast, polished then plated with extremely durable Black Titanium plating.
  • A top quality German Schmidt medium point fountain nib that sports an engraved Gold design on Iridium.

What’s Included with your Ballpoint Pen Purchase

  • Includes the handcrafted pen in the pictures hown above
  • Includes ink cartridge – ready to use
  • Includes velvet protective pen sleeve
  • Includes Certificate of Authenticity

Additional Information on Handcrafted Pens

  • All of the pens on The Forest At Your Fingertips website are handmade and handcrafted on a lathe in my workshop
  • Each picture of a pen is the actual pen that you will receive
  • Most products will ship within 48 hours
  • Each pen is unique, no two will ever be alike since they are handcrafted works of art
  • All pens are shipped in boxes, and packed carefully

Additional information

Dimensions14 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm


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