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Michael Hsu, Opus 88 pen company founder, has handcrafted these gorgeous fountain pens for enthusiasts of fine pens and fine writing. The Opus 88 fountain pen was first handcrafted in 1988 when Michael began the company, Opus 88, which would go on to produce these beautiful writing instruments.
Michael Hsu and Opus 88 are also an OEM manufacturer for other famous fountain pen brands on the luxury market.
Choosing the right fountain pen nib can be a tough decision. Our advice for starters is to go with a fine or extra-fine (EF) nib. Opus 88 nibs are a little bigger than other brands like Pilot or Sailor, so we suggest to order an extra-fine Opus 88 nib if you are looking for letter writing size. All Opus 88 pens are #5 size nibs, other than the Opus 88 Demonstrator which is a #5 size fountain pen nib.
Opus 88 fountain pens are made in Taipei, Taiwan.
These modern fountain pens use an eyedropper filling mechanism, which is one of the oldest methods to fill a pen with ink. Watch the below video we produced for a step-by-step instruction to how to fill an Opus 88 fountain pen with the eyedropper filling method. The video will start at our section on eyedropper pens. This will be the same process for all Opus 88 fountain pens.
The Opus 88 Koloro has a notable ink capacity for long writing sessions. This fountain pen is one of few that have a shut-off valve, regulating ink flow, to perfect the writing experience.