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Pilot Custom 823 Collection Fountain Pens

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About the Pilot Custom 823 Collection

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Product Specifications
Length: 6.0 in.
Posted Length: 6.5 in.
Diameter: 0.6 in.
Weight: 1.0 oz.
Nib Material: Gold
Fill Mechanism: Vacuum
Cartridge Type: Bottled Ink

Available Sizes & Colors
The Pilot Custom 823 Collection Fountain Pens usually ships within 1 business day unless otherwise specified.


Guaranteed Quality
Each Pilot Custom 823 Collection Fountain Pens we sell is guaranteed to be genuine, authentic and will arrive brand new & unused!
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Pilot Custom 823 Collection Reviews

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This pen is by far the best writing experience I have had. Everyone raved about this pen and I resisted buying because I like a more flashy pen. When the smoke gray came out I thought now is the time. I am so happy with my purchase. I got a medium nib which is a little broader than a western fine. The pen glides across the page and the amount of ink it holds makes it perfect for taking notes at a conference.

New Kensington, PA
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I recently purchased a Pilot Custom 823 with a fine nib. I'm very pleased with Pen Chalet's assistance, pricing, and delivery. The Pen arrived promptly and in perfect condition, and I'm very happy with it. Using the Parker Blue ink that came with the pen, it writes buttery smooth for this old lefty! I highly recommend the Pilot Custom 823 and Pen Chalet!

Crestwood, KY
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Beautiful pen, writes smooth but the nib is a little too small for my liking.

Kettering, OH
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This is not my most expensive pen, but it is the one that offers the most amazing writing experience. The fill mechanism is reliable and easy as well. My only complaint is I wish Pilot offered some of the other colors in the US

Winters, CA
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I was not sure I would like the Pilot Custom 823 fountain pen because of their vacuum filing system. After using the very buttery smooth writing from the elegant gold fine nib, I found the experience fabulous! The pen holds a huge, an amazing amount of ink. The amber shaded translucent body and cap at first seemed a novelty but later I found it better to see the amount of ink remaining and if I needed to refill. I am very impressed with the quality and styling; I would say it is worth a look and purchase if you are looking for a gold nib fountain pen.

Grandview, MO
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I've wanted this pen for a while and saw that it was in stock at Pen Chalet, so I ordered it. I can't believe how good this pen is. Do be aware, though, that you will need a deeper bottle of ink in order to fill it. Happily, they include a bottle of blue ink with the pen. Pen Chalet fulfilled the order immediately and it came quickly.

Chapel Hill, NC
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I now understand why all the excitement among fountain pen enthusiasts! The Custom 823 is real gem! Thanks Pen Chalet for steering me in the right direction.

Saint Petersburg, FL
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After hearing all the hype over the years about what a great pen this was I finally had to break down and buy one. There is absolutely no disappointment on my behalf about that decision, the Custom 823 is one of the best, if not the best, writing pens I own and I own some that are quite a bit more expensive than the 823 is. I'm in complete agreement with Matt Armstrong that if you could only have one pen to use for from now on out this would be the one that I chose. A great pen and worth every penny that it costs.

Kingwood, TX
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I originally purchased the medium nib based on the conventional line of thought about Japanese nibs being finer than other nibs. While that may be true for some Pilot nibs, it isn't for the 823. The medium nib on the 823 writes a very smooth, but heavy line. I exchanged the medium for a fine nib, and am very pleased with how the fine writes. It provides a finer line with more feedback, but it writes extremely smooth and the ink flow is perfect.

The vacuum fill system works as easy as described. The pen does post top-heavy, but not so much that it becomes uncomfortable.

I received excellent customer service from the Pen Chalet, with no questions asked about the exchange.

Carson City, NV
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This is an awesome writing instrument and clearly the best pen I own. Read the reviews on "The Pen Habit" or "The Pen Addict's Top 5 Pens."

Lakeway, TX
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Pilot Custom 823 Collection Video



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This is the Pilot Custom 823 fountain pen. It comes in a large, black cardboard box. It has a faux leather texture to it, with the Pilot logo embossed in gold on the top of the box. Included with the pen is the informational instruction and use and care guide for the pen, as well as a bottle of Pilot blue ink.

Then of course, we have the Pilot Custom 823 fountain pen. This is the amber color. It comes with a clear translucent cap and barrel, and a brown cap or end on both ends of the pen, on both the barrel and the cap of the pen. That black cap is separated with a gold band. You can see inside the center chamber of the piston filler of the pen where the ink sits.

At the bottom of the cap we have a nice, thick gold band with a thinner gold band. Engraved on that, we have some stars with "Pilot", "Made in Japan," and "Custom 823". Then it has a gold clip with Pilot engraved at the top of the clip; a gold band at the top separating that amber color, translucent cap, with the brown color cap at the end. The cap on the pen unscrews. You can post the cap.

It has a gold nib. On that nib is engraved "Pilot", and some other decorations. To change the ink on this pen, it's a piston fill, so we simply unscrew the end of the pen to dry the piston and fill the ink on the pen.

It's a sharp looking pen. Pilot makes some great writing instruments; they have some great nibs. Get your Pilot Custom 823 fountain pen at PenChalet.com
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