Putha Custom Midi Size Fountain Pen - in Cat's Eye Acrylic.
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About the Name:
The PUTHA (pronounced "PU-the") is named after Putha Hiunchuli (also called Dhaulagiri VII). It's a mountain in Nepal and part of the Dhaulagiri Range. It lies at the west end of the Dhaulagiri II chain and is 7246M high, making it the 95th highest mountain in the world.
NOTE: If the pen style looks familiar-- it's not a NEW style. I renamed it from "Kanjut" after I found the name had a few different meanings in other languages (one of them not so nice). So I thought it would be appropriate to change the name.
Putha Dimensions, Features and Options:
This pen was a custom order from a customer with some very challenging requirements that needed to be meet. The customer wanted a pen that was: a) only 5 1/4" long, b) use a #6 nib, c) postable cap, AND d) use a full size converter. Whew! So although it may look pretty simple, there's a lot packed into this little sleeper. I guess you could say that the main features of this understated style is that I was able to pack all those features into just one pen. The Putha is fitted with a #6 nib, which can be ordered in AGS (All Gold Steel), 2-tone steel or polished steel finishs (depending on tip size). Tip are available in five sizes: x-fine, fine, medium, broad, and 1.1 & 1.5 italic. Clip finishes available are 24k gold and rhodium. Inking systems available for this pen are cartridge/converter (c/c), eyedropper (ED) or button filler. It can be ordered with a Piston inking system, but would require a slightly longer barrel.
Other items available... I also offer a variety of hand-made Pen Props and Pen Buttons. You can order a Pen Prop in a material to match your pen, or any one of the wooden styles made in a variety of stained or dyed colors. The Pen Buttons are available for any of the clipless pens. I also offer cuff-links and button covers that can be order to match your custom pen. Inquire for more details.
About this Pen and Material:
This material is an Acrylic Acetate called "Cat's Eye". It's most likely so called because the color and pattern is similar to a Cat's Eye stone. The combination of the colors and swirl pattern create a very understated pattern that's highly desireable. The Cat's Eye acrylic is the most favorite of all the PFP colors ordered. If there was a contest of all the colors, I'm sure this would win "fan favorite".
This Pen's Specifications:
Color / Material: Cats Eye Acrylic Acetate Acrylic.
Length: Capped 5.29" / Uncapped 4.75" /
Barrel .56"/.47"; Cap .63"/.54".
Wgt: Capped 21.8 gms / Uncapped 10.8 gms.
Nib: #6 2-tone Steel Meister.
Clip: Molded with 24k gold plating.
Filling System: C/C.