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Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens

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About the Opus 88 Koloro

The Opus 88 Koloro fountain pen comes with a perfect balance of ebonite and acrylic. The transparent barrel allows the ink level to be view-able at all times. Designed specifically as an eye dropper with a control knob and center bar inside the barrel to help control ink flow, this type of eye dropper system is only typically found among high-end pens.

The Opus 88 fountain pen has been fitted with a JOWO stainless steel nib for a great writing experience. Each pen comes with a small bulb eye dropper to fill the pen with 2ml of ink. Select the color combination that is right for you.

Product Specifications
Length: 5.625 in.(142.9mm)
Posted Length: 6.25 in.(158.8mm)
Diameter: 0.625 in.(15.9mm)
Weight: 0.8 oz.(22.68g)
Nib Material: Stainless Steel
Fill Mechanism: Eye Dropper
Cartridge Type: Bottled Ink

Available Sizes & Colors
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Blue - Extra Fine (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Blue - Fine (Stainless Steel nib) *
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Blue - Medium (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Blue - Broad (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Tan - Extra Fine (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Tan - Fine (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Tan - Medium (Stainless Steel nib) *
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Blue Tan - Broad (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Orange Yellow - Extra Fine (Stainless Steel nib) *
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Orange Yellow - Fine (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Orange Yellow - Medium (Stainless Steel nib) *
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Orange Yellow - Broad (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Red Red - Extra Fine (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Red Red - Fine (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Red Red - Medium (Stainless Steel nib)
  • Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens - Red Red - Broad (Stainless Steel nib)
The Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens usually ships within 1 business day unless otherwise specified.


Guaranteed Quality
Each Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pens we sell is guaranteed to be genuine, authentic and will arrive brand new & unused!


Opus 88 Koloro Video Script

This is the Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pen. It comes in a brown cardboard sleeve, the Opus 88 logos embossed in gold on the top. That sleeve slides off and there is a black cardboard box for the pen. Once again the Opus 88 logo in white, since 1977 in the bottom corner. Hinge style lid that has a magnetic catch. Inside is information about Opus 88 and the Koloro pen. And since it is an eyedropper pen, there is an eyedropper that is included with the pen. The bulb syringe slides out to expose the glass portion. It is a glass eyedropper that allows you to fill the pen and of course, we have the Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pen. It is made of resin on the transparent sections, this particular pen is actually filled with ink and you can see the ink level on the inside. You can also see through the cap and see the nib on the inside.

The other parts of the pen are made of ebonite, the tan parts of the pen, as happened to be the blue and tan version of the pen. The pen of course comes in different colors as well kind of accents that the pen make really nice. It is a lightweight pen with that looks really good.

The trim on the pens are a chrome color. There is a chrome ring with a chrome clip and a small chrome ring at the bottom of the pen. Also, at the bottom of the cap of the pen, "Opus 88" is engraved into the cap. That cap unscrews and is threaded. It can be posted on the end of the pen. It is a good-sized pen. It also has a matching resin section on the pen and comes with a stainless steel nib with Opus 88 engraved on it and feed on the backside.

To change the ink on the pen you would unscrew the section of the pen and then you can fill it with the eyedropper. This pen is specifically made as an eyedropper pen, so has a high-end eyedropper system. You can release the back-end of the pen and that allows air to flow through. It also has a small piston or shaft that allows you to burp the pen if you need to, but I've been writing with it for a while, I haven't had any issues at all with it. Great pen, beautiful design. Get your Opus 88 Koloro Fountain Pen at PenChalet.com!
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Opus 88 Koloro Reviews

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I'm a big fan of the Opus 88 fountain pens, especially their sealed-eyedropper filling system (which is very friendly to airplane travel). I think of this as a Koloro Demi as it is smaller than the full-size Koloro pens, which is a good thing as it has features those pens lack. Unlike it's larger sibling, this pen's cap actually posts, although posting makes it a little back heavy. It also sports a smaller #5 nib instead of the larger #6, but that's not an issue as both nibs are good performers, if fairly stiff, and offer little in the way of flex. The green/tan version is sharp looking IMHO. This pen definitely has an equal place with its larger brethren.

Murrieta, CA
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I mainly collect Pelikan pens from m120 to m1000, and a few Sailors. I rarely buy pens in this price range, except for the occasional Kaweco, Esterbrook (vintage model J), and Sheaffer( vintage). I tried a TWISBI before, but the pen felt rather cheap and the quality was lacking. However, the Opus 88 Koloro blew my mind. It wrote exceptionally well and has a quality build. I would even dare say that the quality is on par with Sailor and Pelikan. I ordered an extra fine nib, and it wrote better than even my 14k-21k gold nibs. Must own pen, even if you have higher dollar pens like I do.

Los Angeles, CA
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the right item at the right price

Alpharetta, GA
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This is my first eye dropper pen. It took me a little bit of experimenting with the control knob and center bar that control ink flow. I ordered the Blue Tan with a fine point nib. The fine point nib is a smooth writer. I enjoy writing with the pen. I have not experienced an issues with the nib. The Koloro has a very nice feel in the hand. The pen is nicely balanced whether you are writing with the pen posted or un-posted. It's a pen that is worth the price and the service from Pen Chalet has been great.

Tallahassee, FL
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Good qualty and modern design

New York, NY
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Great pen. Love it.

Phoenix, AZ
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I have really enjoyed this pen. It is very lightweight, but is a good size and has a nice feel. Impressed by how smooth the medium nib I ordered is, and how the line is just right — not too wide, not too narrow. It is among the 1-2 best steel nib pens I own. Surprised Opus isn't talked about more. I got it on sale, and it was well worth. Also, holds a ton of ink.

Spring Hope, NC
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I do like the dedicated eyedropper concept with the release valve. It works rather better than my attempts at "eyedroppering" cartridge pens. This is a good pen, if a bit on the large size for my personal taste. Unfortunately, I think the fine nib on this was a poor choice for me. It seems more like an extra fine, and is a bit of a dry writer. I later got the Opus 88 Picnic model with a medium nib, which is more like what I would consider an actual fine, and suits me much better.

Woodbury, CT
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The filling system is intriguing, but if you like to post the cap of your pen, you may find this one too top heavy. The sections don't fit well together. The pen is overpriced for its level of quality.

BLAIRSVILLE, GA
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Opus88 another addiction...great quality for your money!

Butler, PA
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FAQs about the Opus 88 Koloro

Q:
Will the shut-off valve produce an air-tight seal for flying, like the Twsbi Vac700 or Conid Bulkfiller?
Asked on Apr 18 2018 by Eric
A:
According to Opus 88, yes the shut-off valve will produce an air-tight seal for flying.
Q:
Is that a #5 or #6 nib? Really curious. Thanks!
Asked on Nov 13 2017 by Frank
A:
The Opus 88 Koloro comes with a #5 nib.
Q:
Who makes the nib? Thanks.
Asked on Nov 11 2017 by Richard
A:
It is a German nib made by a company named “WIN” (Writing Instruments Network).
Q:
1. Does this pen post securely??
2. Where was the pen manufactured??
3. What is the UNPOSTED length of the pen, nib tip to back (or - is the pen long enough to write with unposted)???
Asked on Nov 10 2017 by Mark
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1. Yes the Opus 88 Koloro pen does post securely.
2. The pens are manufactured in Taiwan.
3. The unposted length without the cap on is 5 inches.
Q:
What is an eye dropper Pen? And won’t it leak all over the place?
Asked on Nov 10 2017 by Carter
A:
An eyedropper pen fills the entire body using a syringe or eye dropper. The advantage is that the pen holds more ink. Since it has been designed as an eyedropper it has o-rings to prevent leakage.
Q:
Can you tell me the diameter in grip section?
Thank you!
Asked on Nov 8 2017 by Jorge
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The section on the Opus 88 fountain pen is about .0375 inches at the narrowest point and about .4375 inches at the widest. The section is about 0.875 inches long.
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