{"id":1309095690314,"title":"Pelikan Toledo M700 Fountain Pen","handle":"pelikan-toledo-m700-fountain-pen","description":"\u003cp\u003eThe art of working with Damascus steel goes back thousands of years. It means that steel or iron objects are decorated by engraving a pattern into the surface. Next, a thin sheet of gold will be placed over the pattern and will be embossed deep into the material with the help of a little hammer. To show the newly filled pattern, the object will then be heated to approximately 800\u003cspan\u003e°\u003c\/span\u003eC. By doing so, the steel surfaces will oxidize and turn black, while the gold starts to shine. This technique travelled with the Arabs into Spain and has been perfected throughout the centuries, particularly in the famous Spanish town Toledo. In the year 1931 Pelikan adopted this technique for the Toledo model with so much success that the design has remained virtually unchanged throughout the years. Today the decorative sleeve is made of one piece in Sterling Silver. It is treated carefully in various steps until the motive is covered with a layer of gold (or palladium to obtain a silver surface). Every Toledo fountain pen is a unique piece made in Germany. This is because the tiny engravings in the motif are made by hand, making each Pelikan feather come alive. Due to the high amount of work, a maximum of 200 pieces can be created per month. The cap and front piece as well as the end piece are made of black high-quality resin. If you own a Toledo fountain pen, you own a piece of art and a small piece of history. Pelikan plunger fill fountain pen. Hand crafted 18 carat gold nib with rhodium decoration. Sleeve of solid 925 sterling silver, 24 carat gold plated. Each pen has been individually designed, hand signed and numbered - totally unique and highly desirable. Plastic internal mechanism. Same size as Pelikan Souveran M400. 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It means that steel or iron objects are decorated by engraving a pattern into the surface. Next, a thin sheet of gold will be placed over the pattern and will be embossed deep into the material with the help of a little hammer. To show the newly filled pattern, the object will then be heated to approximately 800\u003cspan\u003e°\u003c\/span\u003eC. By doing so, the steel surfaces will oxidize and turn black, while the gold starts to shine. This technique travelled with the Arabs into Spain and has been perfected throughout the centuries, particularly in the famous Spanish town Toledo. In the year 1931 Pelikan adopted this technique for the Toledo model with so much success that the design has remained virtually unchanged throughout the years. Today the decorative sleeve is made of one piece in Sterling Silver. It is treated carefully in various steps until the motive is covered with a layer of gold (or palladium to obtain a silver surface). Every Toledo fountain pen is a unique piece made in Germany. This is because the tiny engravings in the motif are made by hand, making each Pelikan feather come alive. Due to the high amount of work, a maximum of 200 pieces can be created per month. The cap and front piece as well as the end piece are made of black high-quality resin. If you own a Toledo fountain pen, you own a piece of art and a small piece of history. Pelikan plunger fill fountain pen. Hand crafted 18 carat gold nib with rhodium decoration. Sleeve of solid 925 sterling silver, 24 carat gold plated. Each pen has been individually designed, hand signed and numbered - totally unique and highly desirable. Plastic internal mechanism. Same size as Pelikan Souveran M400. Luxury fountain pen. \u003cu\u003eDimensions\u003c\/u\u003e Weight - 23g Length (Cap Closed) - 12.5cm Length (Cap Posted) - 14.7cm\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRRP - £1,000\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Pelikan Toledo M700 Fountain Pen

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The art of working with Damascus steel goes back thousands of years. It means that steel or iron objects are decorated by engraving a pattern into the surface. Next, a thin sheet of gold will be placed over the pattern and will be embossed deep into the material with the help of a little hammer. To show the newly filled pattern, the object will then be heated to approximately 800°C. By doing so, the steel surfaces will oxidize and turn black, while the gold starts to shine. This technique travelled with the Arabs into Spain and has been perfected throughout the centuries, particularly in the famous Spanish town Toledo. In the year 1931 Pelikan adopted this technique for the Toledo model with so much success that the design has remained virtually unchanged throughout the years. Today the decorative sleeve is made of one piece in Sterling Silver. It is treated carefully in various steps until the motive is covered with a layer of gold (or palladium to obtain a silver surface). Every Toledo fountain pen is a unique piece made in Germany. This is because the tiny engravings in the motif are made by hand, making each Pelikan feather come alive. Due to the high amount of work, a maximum of 200 pieces can be created per month. The cap and front piece as well as the end piece are made of black high-quality resin. If you own a Toledo fountain pen, you own a piece of art and a small piece of history. Pelikan plunger fill fountain pen. Hand crafted 18 carat gold nib with rhodium decoration. Sleeve of solid 925 sterling silver, 24 carat gold plated. Each pen has been individually designed, hand signed and numbered - totally unique and highly desirable. Plastic internal mechanism. Same size as Pelikan Souveran M400. Luxury fountain pen. Dimensions Weight - 23g Length (Cap Closed) - 12.5cm Length (Cap Posted) - 14.7cm

RRP - £1,000

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