Prepare for your jaws to be dropped and your wallet to scream.
Pelikan's 2017 Raden limited edition is as stunning as it is regal. The M800 Royal Gold is exquisitely crafted using centuries-old Japanese Raden and Maki-e techniques.
Limited to 388 pieces worldwide, this exquisite piece of functional art is crafted utilizing the Raden technique. Raden is a traditional Japanese decorative craft, which combines lacquer and woodworking using inlays of abalone shells, ivory, and other fine materials. Historically, Raden Maki-e pens were created for Japanese Royals as an indication of their power.
The elegant black and gold striping pattern on the cap and barrel is created by first coating the pen with a special, black Urushi lacquer. Gold stripes are then inlaid using a 14kt gold foil backing, then enhanced by the addition of mother of pearl. A protective coating of lacquer is then applied to seal the artistry of this design.
This M800 fountain pen is fitted with an 18kt two-tone gold nib in medium point size only. This Raden Royal Gold is presented in the traditional Japanese gift box made from Paulowina wood. Each pen is individually numbered and signed by the Maki-e artisan. The MSRP of this limited edition is $3,000, but we will offer this edition at a discount and will price match with other US dealers.
Goldspot Pens will have a limited number of these pens available when the shipment arrives overseas from Germany. As with any Pelikan pen, purchasing from a U.S.A. Authorized retailer gives you the benefits of quick shipping, the Pelikan nib exchange program, as well as full warranty coverage. Although there can sometimes be large discrepancies in price by purchasing pens from the international or gray market dealers representing themselves on Amazon or eBay, your investment in this luxury fountain pen is best protected by purchasing directly from an Authorized U.S. retailer like Goldspot Pens.
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