Visconti Homo Sapiens Review - New Elegant Addition

Visconti Homo Sapiens Review

The Visconti Homo Sapiens is the fabled "grail pen" that is sought after by many pen enthusiasts as a top-level achievement in their hobby. There's a number of reasons why that is so: the soft, wet, and smooth 23kt palladium "Dreamtouch" nib, the generous size, and the pen design constructed using the divine proportions.

Visconti Homo Sapiens Elegance Black Acrylic Collection

In 2017, Visconti aims to make the Homo Sapiens model more approachable for collectors by changing two key factors of the Homo Sapiens - 1. the body material and 2. the filling system. The Homo Sapiens Elegance collection is crafted from solid black, lustrous acrylic resin, giving the pen a lighter weight. Instead of the vacuum power-filler or internal piston mechanism for the fountain pen, Visconti replaced it with the convenient cartridge/converter system.

With these changes, the price point becomes more attractive. Instead of a $695 retail, the oversized maxi version of the Homo Sapiens Elegance is $595 with the medium, "midi" size coming in at $450 ($550 normally).

Visconti Homo Sapiens Elegance 23kt palladium dreamtouch nib macro

Arguably, the most important part of the pen, the 23kt palladium "Dreamtouch" nib has not been changed out to any lesser of a nib. Pen fans can still expect the same fluid writing experience, but with a significantly lesser price tag. 

Visconti Homo Sapiens Elegance Black Acrylic rollerball pen macro

These pens are expected to arrive sometime in May and will be available at Matching capped rollerball and twist-action ballpoint will also be available. You can personalize this pen using the Visconti "My Pen System" to replace the Visconti medallion that is on the finial of the cap with your selection of two initials. We provide this as a complimentary service if you ask or put notes in your website order.

How Does the Visconti Homo Sapiens Pen Write?

The Visconti Homo Sapiens pen, renowned for its 23kt palladium "Dreamtouch" nib, offers a writing experience that is both luxurious and unparalleled. This nib ensures a soft, wet, and smooth flow of ink, allowing for effortless writing that glides across the paper. The acrylic resin body of the Homo Sapiens Elegance collection contributes to a lighter weight, enhancing the overall comfort and ease of writing. Whether drafting a quick note or indulging in hours of journaling, users can expect a fluid and consistent ink delivery that stands out in the world of fine writing instruments.

Is the Visconti Homo Sapiens Pen Worth the Investment?

With a price adjustment in the Homo Sapiens Elegance collection, the Visconti Homo Sapiens pen becomes an even more attractive investment for pen enthusiasts. The oversized maxi version is priced at $595, down from its original $695, and the medium "midi" size is available for $450, reduced from $550. Considering the premium 23kt palladium "Dreamtouch" nib and the pen's construction from high-quality acrylic resin, the Visconti Homo Sapiens pen represents a significant value. It combines aesthetic elegance with superb functionality, making it a worthy addition to any collection or as a singular luxury writing tool.

Who Should Buy the Visconti Homo Sapiens Pen?

The Visconti Homo Sapiens pen is ideal for serious pen collectors, writing enthusiasts, and those who appreciate craftsmanship and luxury in their writing instruments. It's particularly suited for individuals looking for a pen that combines historical design elements with modern functionality. The pen's lighter weight, smooth writing experience, and adjustable price point make it accessible to a broader audience, including professionals seeking a reliable pen for daily use and collectors aiming to add a grail pen to their assortment. Additionally, the personalization options available through the Visconti "My Pen System" make it a thoughtful gift for special occasions.

Buy Your Visconti Homo Sapiens Pen at Goldspot Pens

Goldspot Pens is your premier destination for acquiring the Visconti Homo Sapiens pen. With a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, Goldspot offers the Homo Sapiens Elegance collection, including both the oversized maxi and medium "midi" sizes. Each purchase comes with the option to personalize your pen through the Visconti "My Pen System," a complimentary service provided by Goldspot when you include a request or note in your order. Explore our selection at and discover why the Visconti Homo Sapiens pen is a celebrated addition to the collections of pen aficionados worldwide.

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