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Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi Fountain Pens

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About the Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi

The Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi fountain pen is made from volcanic lava from Mount Etna mixed with a patented resin formula creating a virtually unbreakable material. This unique material makes the pen flameproof, warm to the touch and it also absorbs moisture from your hand.

The trim on the pen is made from solid bronze or steel and the cap has the Visconti 'Hook Safe Lock'. This revolutionary system locks the pen in the cap preventing accidental unscrewing and leakage without making it any harder to remove the cap. The clip on the Homo Sapiens fountain pen is the traditional Visconti clip shaped to represent a bridge symbolizing friendship and diplomacy.

Each Visconti Homo Sapiens fountain pen comes with a power filler mechanism and a 23kt Palladium Dreamtouch nib. The Dreamtouch nib requires no pressure to write and is a dream to use. Buy your Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi fountain pen today!

Product Specifications
Length: 5.75 in.
Posted Length: 6.875 in.
Diameter: 0.75 in.
Weight: 1.52 oz.
Nib Material: Palladium
Fill Mechanism: Power Filler
Cartridge Type: Bottled Ink

Available Sizes & Colors
The Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi Fountain Pens usually ships within 1 business day unless otherwise specified.


Guaranteed Quality
Each Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi Fountain Pens we sell is guaranteed to be genuine, authentic and will arrive brand new & unused!
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Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi Reviews

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I have had one of the first Homo Sapiens Bronze fountain pens (embossed clip) in extra fine for years now and wanted another lava fountain pen. I’m in engineering and pretty rough on pens. My Deltas and Auroras have fine scratches on the finish. My Visconti lava has been beat to death and looks like it did the day I got it, except now the bronze has a beautiful orange patina that matches the black lava perfectly. My bronze wrote excellent from the start and is a true xf on good paper and medium on cheap copy paper. When I chose the dark ages in fine I was concerned about being able to use on cheap paper, but it too is a medium on copy paper and a fine on good paper. I don’t apply pressure when writing and my letters are small to medium so everyone’s mileage may vary. Shipping was super fast from Pen Chalet and the communication was top notch when making my decision between xf and f. I will definitely place future orders.

Daphne,
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I love this pen so much I bought it twice. Shortly after receiving my first, I lost it. I promptly ordered a second because I liked it so much. Both pens write exceptionally well. I just wish I could have found the first one.

Franklin, TN
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I love this pen! It is large, uses a Power Filler system, and the nib writes very well. Mine is a Bronze Age with a Fine nib. I had read a lot about these pens having nib problems, but mine is excellent.

Chipley, FL
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Outstanding service from Pen Chalet, I purchased the midi for a friend who did not want it, Returned to Pen Chalet without a problem and purchased the Maxi for myself. Great writing pen and I'm using the new Pelinkin ink with no problems.

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FAQs about the Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi

Q:
Is the nib for the Visconti Homo Sapiens Dark Age black? or is it the same looking nib as in the bronze and steel version?
Asked on Mar 11 2016 by Chris
A:
The nib on the Visconti Homo Sapiens Dark Age is black in color
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Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi Video



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This is the Visconti Homo Sapiens Maxi Fountain Pen. It comes in a large, leather box that has rounded edges. Visconti Logo is embossed, on the center of the box lid. It has a small tray or compartment that slides out and there's a pamphlet in here, information about the Visconti brand. Hinged-style lid lifts open, has a leather interior. Also included with the pen is a rag, for cleaning and taking care of it. On the underside of the box lid, the Visconti logo is printed there.

And of course, we the have the Visconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen. This is the bronze version of the pen, also available in steel version. Just a chrome-colored accents, rather than the gold colored, on this particular pen. It has a unique cap and barrel, made of actual lava rock. You see that little bit of rock-looking material, little speckles throughout the cap and the barrel of the pen. We have a bronze-colored ring here, at the bottom of the pen. A thick band at the center, Homo Sapiens engraved on it. Then, two bronze bands at the center of the cap there. The arch-shaped Visconti traditional clip, that opens nice and wide. Easily makes it easy to get in to your pocket. The Visconti logo there, at the top of the cap. Hood-safe lid, which you twist and it pops off. You can see the little grooves there, in the grip section for the lid to stay in place.

The Visconti logo is engraved on the nib. It's a palladium nib, Dreamtouch nib, with the feed there on the back side.

This is a piston-style fountain pen. So, to actuate the piston, you have a little knob here at the end to fill the ink. The cap on the pen can be posted. It's a pretty good size pen, it feels a little top-heavy with that cap posted. I think I would use it without posting it.

Beautiful fountain pen. I love the design and the lava rock is just a cool idea. Get your Visconti Homo Sapiens Fountain Pen at PenChalet.com!
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