Manaslu Custom Fountain Pen - in Snowflake Blue Acrylic.

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About the Manaslu:

So named for the twin tapered points or peaks on either end, this pen is one of the newest pens in the lineup. It is named after the volcanic Twin Peaks Mountains on Northern Vancouver Island in Southwestern British Columbia. It is the eighth highest mountain in the world.

Manaslu Dimensions:
The Manaslu is a shorter styled pen at about 5 1/2" long, but similar in diameter to the other larger pens. The most prominent feature would be the exterior mounted antique gold finish "Art Deco" styled clip (only gold is available). It can also be ordered with a matching gold accent band behind the section. It comes standard with a #6 steel nib in your choice of finishes and tip sizes. Current finishes available are: polished steel, 2-tone, and Black Oxide. Tip sizes available are: x-fine, fine, medium, broad, or 1.1 and 1.5 italic. The pen can be ordered in one of the material shown or you can choose your own custom color and material.

Manaslu Options and Upgrades:
The Manaslu is another style that allows you a few upgrade options. You can add metal accent bands at various location for a little additional touch of flash such as at the base of the cap, or the end of the barrel. I have accent bands in several finishes and a variety of diameters and widths from 1 to 4mm. And as with most other JEB's PENs, the Manaslu can be ordered in the materials shown or you can choose your own material to make your own one-of-a-kind pen. Inking systems available are the standard cartridge/converter (C/C), or it can be upgrade to a button filler. Nib size is #6, and is available in several finishes. Current tip sizes available are x-fine, fine, medium, broad, or two sizes of italic.

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 and dyed colors. The Pen Buttons are available for any of the clipless pens.

About this Material:
The material is a type of acrylic, but I'm not sure exactly what specific type of acrylic it is. The supplier simply refers to it as a RESIN acrylic, so it could be on of any number of the various types of acrylic. It's similar to acrylic acetate, but a little harder. The color is called Snowflake Blue. The pattern is crushed--BUT this crushed pattern is a little different than the typical crushed acrylics. Instead of being made from a solid color base material, this crushed acrylic is made from a base color that had a pattern. The result is a more unusual pattern that's not seen in the typical crushed arcylics.

This Pen's Specifications:
Color / Material: Snowflake Blue Poly Resin.
Length: Capped = 5.58" / Uncapped = 5.20".
Diameter: Barrel = .54" / Cap = .62".
Nib: Two-tone Steel Meister.
Filling System: C/C.