ROTRING 600 18K Fountain Pen
Manufacturer/Model: Rotring 600 Germany
Year of production: 2000-2001
Filling system: Standard or double size cartridges, or converter
Nib: Solid 18K 750 Gold, M medium size
Material: Heavy highest grade anodized steel, thick gold plated trimmings
Length (pen closed): Oversize 140mm, posted 172mm
Condition and information:
This is without a doubt the most rare and unique Rotring pen, the flagship 600 model, the flagship 600 model with 18K solid gold nib. These pens are close to limited edition as only few thousand were ever made. They were discontinued shortly after being introduced, probably due to the high cost of manufacturing, they were were expensive even when originally sold in 2000-2001. Now are highly valued and sought after, and with a good reason. The pen is simply indestructible. One needs to handle this pen for few seconds and will immediately understand what's this pen is all about and why these pens are in such a demand by everyone who knows Rotring. The pen is perfectly balanced, hexagonal body, very sharp edges, anodized solid thick steel of the highest grade, perfect length, deeply knurled grip section and turning knob, fits and feels perfectly in the hand. The pen is simply an engineering masterpiece. The look of the pen even surpasses the modern design in every way, it gives the impression of a high technology object, one of extreme quality and endurance, virtually indestructible. The pen is very heavy, and due to its weight glides on the paper effortlessly. This edition here is the rare 600 model, with gold platted trimmings, which give the pen an stunning appeal and a 18K gold nib. The pen has a unique turning knob on the top of the cap which features 8 nib sizes: EF, F, M, OM, B, OB, BB and L. This pen is envisioned for its nib to be swappable, so the user can have the whole array of nibs, change them and place the turning knob indicator at the nib size being used. The cap closure and deployment is seamless, extremely smooth and precise, with a precise click, gives the feeling of an extremely refined and precise instrument. The pen in in absolute mint condition, no scratches no dings, no cosmetic or functional errors, it is nearly NOS. The Rotring’s signature red band proudly located around turning knob. This whole pen is slightly textured (anodized finish) which gives it enhanced grip and a wonderful sparkling effect. This Rotring pen is modern, rugged, excellent writing pen, and yet a unique and rare pen. Its meant to be brought along in the field, tossed in a bag, stepped on, dropped, it can take virtually any abuse without showing any damage. A fountain pen that will last for generations, and then some, be always ahead of its time, one of an unmatched quality, the flagship Rotring 600 fountain pen.
This item is covered by our 1 Year Full International Warranty at no additional cost. The terms of our Warranty are very simple, meant to give you a secure and trouble-free buying experience.
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