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Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens

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About the Platinum 3776 Century

Nearing its first century of existence the Platinum Pen Company created the Platinum 3776 Century fountain pen. The pen is a result of tradition and untiring efforts. The pen was originally released in 1978 and has been popular ever since. The number 3776 represents the height in meters of Mt. Fuji, the highest peak in Japan.

The Platinum 3776 pen has an innovative cap with the "Slip & Seal" mechanism. This design keeps the ink from drying out inside the pen over time as well as regulate the ink flow in the pen.

The Platinum 3776 Century fountain pen comes with a 14k gold nib and a cartridge converter style fill system.

Note: The converter is no longer included with the Platinum 3776 fountain pen and the Platinum 500 converter must be purchased separately.

Product Specifications
Capped Length: 5.5 in.(139.7mm)
Posted Length: 6.125 in.(155.6mm)
Length of Body: 4.75 in.(120.7mm)
Length of Cap: 2.6 in.(66.0mm)
Diameter of Body: 0.5 in.(12.7mm)
Diameter of Cap: 0.625 in.(15.9mm)
Weight: 0.72 oz.(20.41g)

Body Material: Resin
Section Material: Resin
Nib Material: Gold

Fill Mechanism: Cartridge
Cartridge Type: Proprietary
Cap Type: Threaded
Postable: Yes
Clip Style: Spring Metal


Available Sizes & Colors
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black Diamond - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue Chrome - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chenonceau White - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Ultra Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Extra Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Soft Fine (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Medium (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Double-broad (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Black/Gold - Music (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne - Music (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Bourgogne Rhodium - Music (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Chartres Blue - Music (Gold nib)
  • Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens - Laurel Green Rhodium - Music (Gold nib)
The Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens usually ships within 1 business day unless otherwise specified.


Guaranteed Quality
Each Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pens we sell is guaranteed to be genuine, authentic and will arrive brand new & unused!


Platinum 3776 Century Video Script

This is the Platinum 3776 Century fountain pen. It comes in either blue or white faux leather box. Since is that the Shoji version of the pen it is a white faux leather box. It has a hinged top to it and included with the pen have informational instructions about the 3776 fountain pen. On the underside of the lid we have 3776 Shoji with some Japanese characters.

This is a cartridge converter style pen. Included with the pen is a blue and a black ink cartridge. A converter for the pen is actually inside the pen(No longer included with the pen). You can see that through the barrel since this is a demonstrator style pen. You can see the inside the pen.

This Shoji fountain pen is a limited edition pen. It has a slight blue tint to the pen and chrome accents. On the top of the cap it has a small chrome band that runs around the cap. That holds that chrome clip on. You can actually see inside the cap and see that "slip and seal" mechanism that is a trademark mechanism that Platinum has developed. It is great because it keeps your pen fresh and ready to write. It keeps it from drying out.

Then on the cap we have 3776 engraved with Platinum made in Japan. Then at the bottom of the barrel we have a small chrome band that runs around the pen. You can see on the inside, you can see that converter. The cap on the pen unscrews. This is a larger pen so you can write with or without it posted. It's not too heavy. It's a resin pen so it's not too heavy to hold. It has a small chrome band that runs around the grip section here and at the very tip of the cap. Now this is gold nib. It's a 14-karat gold nib. Engraved on the nib is 3776 and the Platinum logo.

To exchange the ink on this pen you simply unscrew that grip section for the barrel. Since it already has an ink converter attached you would dip that nib into your ink and screw the end of this converter to draw the into that chamber. If you'd like to use a cartridge style ink you simply unscrew that converter and you can put the cartridges on. Actually it just pulls of it doesn't screw.

Platinum is a great company. They are a Japanese brand that makes fantastic writing instruments. Get your Platinum 3776 Century fountain pen at PenChalet.com!
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Platinum 3776 Century Reviews

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The fine nib Platinum 3776 Century is by far my favorite pen. Most impressive is the even ink flow. Unlike the ink flow with Pilot gold nibs that can vary considerably based on pen stroke direction, the Platinum gold nibs lay down a crisp even line regardless of direction. If you prefer ink pooling in the bottom of your letters to demonstrate ink shading qualities, the Platinum gold nibs may not be the best choice. If, like me, you appreciate precise crisp even lines, the Platinum 3776 Century is perfect. The next most impressive quality of the 3776 Century is the nib feedback. The feedback through the fine nib is incredibly smooth, but somewhat pencil-like in that you can feel the fibers in your paper. For me, the added feedback provides better control. An apt analogy is a sports car or motorcycle with a stiff but pliant suspension for better control and handling at speed and in corners. Although my favorite pen, there is room for improvement. In my opinion, I would prefer if the pen had a bit more heft. Also, rather annoying for pen of such high quality is that when you tap the barrel the converter rattles against the inside of the barrel. To end with one more positive quality, I can flush the 3776 Century faster than any other pen. The excellent converter can be flushed out with just a couple of squirts from an ink syringe with no annoying trapped ink. As for the feed and nib, a bulb syringe fits perfectly over the feed intake tube, creating a tight seal that allows you to force water through the feed and nib with no spray back. I

WINSTON SALEM, NC
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Smooth and excellent writing experience.

Houston, TX
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Ultra extra fine! This pen writes beautifully, no hard starts, nice and steady lines, definitely no skipping. I can write with a super teeny tiny font and it is very legible. In person the chartres blue color is really pretty. This pen is Very well constructed pen, and perfectly finished. I am happy with my purchase!

Arlington, TX
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This is my first Platinum pen and I'm very happy with the purchase. The fit and finish are top notch. The pen writes well with a slight amount of feedback which was expected - it's a good writing experience. I purchased the M nib which is consistent with other Japanese nibs being about a step or so finer than western nibs. I prefer to post my pens and this pen appears to be designed for posting with nice weight in the cap which gives it a really good balance when posted. The only thing I would like to see is for the converter to be included - Pen Chalet makes clear it's not, but somehow I still missed it. On the whole, it's a really nice pen and is already high in the rotation!

Indianapolis, IN
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Awesome pen. I do not usually buy a pen that expensive, but I really like it. Great nib.

Caldwell, ID
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I love this pen. It's beautiful.

Sparks, NV
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As advertised, this is an excellent pen. I would highly recommend it.

Phoenix, AZ
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I currently use this pen for my journaling. It's such a pleasure to write with that I've actually improved my habit of journaling and look forward to writing with this pen. Up until now, I've never thought that a pen could invoke such feelings. I'm glad to have this pen and hope to use it as much as I can.

Erie, CO
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This pen is a beauty! I ordered the Bourgogne - the body looks sleek, and the dark red and gold accents perfectly complement each other. I was expecting the nib to be slightly more springy, being a 14K gold one, but have gotten used to the slight feedback on the medium nib (I changed my order from broad to medium - in retrospect I would liked the broad as well). It wrote well right out of the box.

Raleigh, NC
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I like a fine point fountain pen and I have one particular use where I needed something "extra fine" and this is it. It's my first Platinum pen and I love it. It writes flawlessly and while I was skeptical about the claim that it pretty much wouldn't dry out, that is absolutely true.

This is a wonderful instrument. Fits the hand very comfortably, the nib, even in extra fine, isn't "scratchy," and I just can't say enough good things about it. To top off the wonderful pen, the good foiks at Pen Chalet got it to me very, very quickly.

Scottsdale, AZ
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FAQs about the Platinum 3776 Century

Q:
Is possible to use any brand of ink with this fountain pen?
Asked on Aug 18 2018 by Mario
A:
Platinum pens are proprietary so you will have to use Platinum ink cartridges or a Platinum converter, which then you can choose which bottled ink you want to use.
Q:
What is the difference between a soft fine nib and a fine and medium nib?
Asked on May 7 2015 by Chih
A:
The difference between the soft fine and the fine is the soft fine nib will have some flex in the nib to allow for line variation in the stroke.
Q:
Is "medium fine" the same as "soft fine"?
Asked on Jan 20 2015 by Mike
A:
No, the medium fine is between a fine nib and a medium nib in size. There is a specific "soft fine" nib if you are interested.
Q:
Does it come with a cartridge converter or must that be purchased separately?
Asked on Nov 27 2014 by Kane
A:
The Platinum 3776 fountain pen comes with a cartridge but no longer comes with a Platinum 500 ink converter and must be ordered separately.
Q:
Is it available in the new "Soft Fine" nib?
Asked on Oct 30 2014 by Paul Field
A:
The Platinum 3776 fountain pen is available with the soft fine nib in either the Black, Bourgogne, or Chartres Blue colors. We would have to special order it though and it would take an extra week.
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