Pelikan Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Fountain Pen Limited Edition - Medium Point
Pelikan Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Fountain Pen Limited Edition - Medium Point Pelikan Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Fountain Pen Limited Edition - Medium Point Pelikan Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Fountain Pen Limited Edition - Medium Point

Pelikan Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Fountain Pen Limited Edition - Medium Point

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Item Number: 813297

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Pelikan takes the expertise of writing craftsmanship to a new level with the help of Japanese artisans. The 2019 Maki-e Five Lucky Bats is an extremely limited, numbered edition of 123 pieces worldwide. In tradition with their previous Maki-e releases (Peacock, Dragonfly, Spring & Autumn), Five Lucky Bats is crafted from a Souveran M1000 - Pelikan's grandest fountain pen.

Bats are considered to be a symbol of happiness as the pronunciation of the word 'bat' in Chinese resembles a word which means "fortune is coming." The depiction of the bat is considered to be a lucky pattern which brings five kinds of luck: a long life, wealth and respect, health and mindfulness, virtue and grace, and to die without worry and regret.

This Maki-e fountain pen utilizes labor-intensive techniques to craft a pen that becomes a piece of art. The bats are embellished with elements of abalone raden and kirikane (gold leaf). To add extra luck, golden four leaf clovers are included in the design.

With a writing experience befitting this gorgeous pen, the Lucky Bats has an 18kt gold, two-tone nib in medium point size. The internal piston mechanism fills by bottled ink. A translucent ink window a below the barrel threads allow you to see how much ink is left in the pen, should you choose to ink it at all. Each Lucky Bats fountain pen is packaged in a traditional Japanese gift box made of paulowina wood.

Pelikan Maki-e Five Lucky Bats Limited Edition Fountain Pen Specifications

  • Limited and numbered edition of 123 pieces worldwide.
  • Finish: Togidashi-Taka-Maki-e technique body and cap including raden and kirikane gold leaf.
  • Trim: Gold-plated beak clip, trim rings and cap finial.
  • Nib: 18kt gold, two-tone nib.
  • Filling Mechanism: Piston-filling (bottled ink only). See remaining ink level with the tinted ink window.
  • Pen Length, Closed: 5.75 in. / 146mm
  • Pen Length, Open (Cap Off): 5.31 in. / 135mm
  • Pen Length, Open (Cap Posted): 6.97 in. / 177mm
  • Pen Barrel Diameter: 0.55 in. / 14mm
  • Pen Grip Section Diameter: 0.47 in. / 12mm
  • Pen Weight: 1.1 oz. / 33g
  • Packaged in a traditional Japanese gift box made of paulowina wood.

Shipping Methods

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Shipping & Transit Times 

If you have a time sensitive or rush order, please call us at 1-800-963-7367 to make sure your orders leaves on the same day. We will be happy help. We ship most in stock item orders received before 11:00am on the same day, however in some cases it may take up to 2 days to ship an order. Personalized orders may require additional time for processing. Unfortunately, we can not guarantee transit times if the carrier experiences weather related, address correction or other unexpected delays as per their delivery times policy.

Overnight Shipping

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International Shipping Times

International orders are usually delivered within 7 to 10 business days but times can not be guaranteed due to varying customs hold-ups & port delays at various destinations.

International Customs & Duties Notice

Please note that International orders may be subject to your local VAT and customs duties which are not included in our product or shipping prices. Please refer to your local import laws for details. guarantees that all brand name products on our website are purchased directly from authorized vendors of their respective manufacturers. We are an authorized dealer for all the brands we carry. That means any product you order from our website that comes with a manufacturer's warranty (most pens have a limited lifetime warranty) are honored by the manufacturer years from the date of purchase. If you would ever need support or repair with your pens purchased from Goldspot, you will always have help to make it write.

We strive for your ultimate satisfaction. If you're not pleased with your order, we ask that you get in touch with us as soon as possible by phone or e-mail. If the item was damaged, incorrect or defective upon receiving the shipment, we will do our best to correct the issue at our expense.

If you need to return your order for any reason, please contact us via e-mail or phone within 30 days of purchase to initiate the return and receive an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) number. When you contact us, please let us know the item(s) you wish to return, the reason for returning, and whether you would prefer a refund, store credit or exchange.

To qualify for a refund, the item must be in the exact same, brand-new condition it was received, including the original packaging, plus any accessories, parts, and paperwork that came with the item. We cannot accept opened and used bottles of ink, ink cartridges, used notebooks, engraved pens or pen cleaning supplies.

Please understand that you will be responsible for the shipping costs on preferential returns. If the order qualified for free shipping, a $4.95 shipping charge will be deducted from the refund amount.

When you receive any new fountain pen, we recommend to inspect it thoroughly and dip the pen in some washable ink to test it. Any pens that have been inked and used will incur a 15% restocking fee for preferential returns.

Free items or free gifts with purchase cannot be replaced or refunded. If an order is returned without the free items, the cost of the items will be deducted from the refund amount.

Approval of all returns is subject to the discretion of Goldspot Pens, who reserves the right to decline refund requests if the product has been improperly used, damaged, modified or is otherwise unable to be resold.