In a very unfortunate event at Aesthetic Bay Singapore on 15 October 2015, 3 very exquisite Namiki fountain pens were stolen. I am posting this up so all you out there in the fountain pen community and beyond can be aware of this and help to nab the thieves. And if you have stolen the pens and are reading this right now, shame on you! The stolen pens are: Here is the statement from Mr Tan Fong Kum, Managing Director of Aesthetic Bay, on the stolen pens: Hi All, Re: 3 Namiki pens were stolen from Aesthetic Bay Please take note that 3 pens were stolen from Aesthetic Bay on the 15 Oct 2015. -Namiki Limited Edition Emperor Setsugekka Fountain Pen #63/99 -Namiki Limited Edition Emperor Polar Bear Fountain Pen #94/99 -Namiki Limited Edition Yukari Royale Nyoutan Namazu (CatFish) #198/200. In the midst of distracting the sales staff, the 3 pens were stolen. Therefore please be careful if someone offers to sell these pens without box and papers. The box and certificates are all with us. We have made a police report. Pilot Singapore &Japan are also aware of this. These numbers would be registered as stolen items in their […]
Namiki is launching the Limited Edition Kabuto fountain pen, and only 170 pieces are available worldwide. Designed and decorated by skilled artisan Michifumi Kawaguchi, this piece features the Kabuto (helmet) and Tachi (sword), which are Samurai armour essentials. Today, the Kabuto and Tachi are honoured during the Boys’ Festival in Japan on May 5 every year, which is a festival to celebrate the transition of Japanese boys to adulthood. The Namiki Limited Edition Kabuto fountain pen features an 18-karat gold nib with rhodium accents and piston ink delivery system that ensures peerless writing quality and long-lasting performance. Released for the world at a limited quantity of 170 pieces, the exquisite Namiki fountain pen is packaged in a lavish specially handcrafted Japanese Paulownia gift box and comes with a matching limited edition ink bottle. — Pilot Pen Singapore The Namiki Kabuto fountain pen is designed using a combination of various Maki-e techniques, such as Taka Maki-e (raised Maki-e) for the Kabuto, Hira Maki-e (flat Maki-e) for the Tachi, and Togidashi-Taka Maki-e (burnished raised Maki-e) and gold powder for the background. In addition to Maki-e, the dome of the Kabuto has sparkling Raden inlay. Artisan Michifumi Kawaguchi is also known for his other […]
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