Limited Edition of 150 Fountain Pen - Red Faced Malkoha
Limited Edition of 150 Fountain Pen - Red Faced Malkoha
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The red faced malhoha is an endangered Asian bird noted for its beautiful plumage and vibrant colors.  My artwork is based on an illustration from the 1800's featuring this rare bird perched in the canopy of the Asian woodlands.  I engrave the artwork into naturally shed elk antler, and then hand-paint it with rich color using a 10 power magnifier and a very small brush.  For the cap, I chose to use satinwood which is indigenous to the same area as this bird in order to keep them in their natural habitat so to speak.  I have chosen to use bronze fittings to keep with the vintage nature of this particular pen.  It will arrive to you with a medium point German made nib, a piston converter, an international ink cartridge, and a black display case which has a glass lid.  Should you choose to order the rollerball, it will be filled with an international sized insert which can easily be replaced at most office supply outlets.
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