The comments I might make about this pen are generally the same as those for the Vishal; the vent holes are somewhat for show and slightly counterproductive. It is made of an extremely decorative acrylic rather than the Vishal’s hard rubber, which gives it a slightly different feel, and altogether different smell, and likely better durability (not, to date, that I’ve tested it). The model name is sanskrit for “gem”– quite appropriate.
Production Run: Uncertain of start– certainly in production in the first decade of the 21st century.
Cost When New: $24.00 is what I paid in 2008, which is certainly a great deal more than the non-exported price, but still a relative bargain. Update— 2018 price on the Fountain Pen Revolution site is $44.00, and the same pen with an upgrade to a Schmidt point/feed unit costs $72.00.
Size: 13.2 cm long capped, 15.4 cm posted, 11.8 cm uncapped.
Point: Plated steel.
Filler: Eyedropper, capacity approx. 2.6 ml.
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