LOCLEN Electa Fountain Pen Black LO54389

Zoom LOCLEN Electa Fountain Pen Black LOCLEN Electa Fountain Pen Black

The LOCLEN Electa is probably one of the strangest fountain pen designs we've seen for a while. The short cap is threaded, with matching threads at both ends so it can be posted securely when writing. Windows cut into the barrel let you see the ink inside. Cut-away sections at the top give you access to knurled brass inside, used to fill the pen with ink.

Technically, it's a converter-filled pen, but you don't really see or operate the converter directly when you fill it up. The knurled brass ring inside is attached to the piston knob on the end of the converter, and the converter screws into the nib section so everything is held in place firmly. You operate the piston using the kurled brass ring, without needing to open the barrel, so it acts just like a piston filler.

The result is a really striking pen. The design is simple, but unusual. Overall, quite minimalist, but that knurled ring visible through the cut-away sections give it a hint of steampunk. Is steampunk minimalist a style? It is now.

Oh, and you're assuming that nib section that the converter attaches to screws in to the main barrel, aren't you? We'd have assumed that, but it doesn't. It's a firm push-fit, mounted on three o-rings. Why? Well, LOCLEN says it adds a little bit of dampening, making for a smoother writing experience - like giving the nib some firm sporty suspension.

Optional pocket clip supplied, but take care if you fit it - there's a risk of damaging the finish of the pen when sliding the clip on and off.

Weights 46g. 124mm long capped, 118 uncapped, 150mm posted. Diameter approx. 12mm.

Note that the black version is actually more of a dark gunmetal.

Additional Information

Product Code:LO54389
Advance Mechanism:Capped
Item Colour:Grey
Refill Type:Refillable, Fountain Pen Ink
Tip Type:Fountain Pen
Loclen

LOCLEN Electa Fountain Pen Black LO54389

140.00

Free Express UK Delivery

£140.00 inc VAT £116.67 ex VAT

Select

Summary

Options
Extra-Fine
LO54389-EF In stock
£140.00 inc VAT £116.67 ex VAT

Pay with 6 weekly interest-free payments of £23.33 (depending on credit limit) with Laybuy.
Find out more

Fine
LO54389-F In stock
£140.00 inc VAT £116.67 ex VAT

Pay with 6 weekly interest-free payments of £23.33 (depending on credit limit) with Laybuy.
Find out more

Medium
LO54389-M In stock
£140.00 inc VAT £116.67 ex VAT

Pay with 6 weekly interest-free payments of £23.33 (depending on credit limit) with Laybuy.
Find out more

The LOCLEN Electa is probably one of the strangest fountain pen designs we've seen for a while. The short cap is threaded, with matching threads at both ends so it can be posted securely when writing. Windows cut into the barrel let you see the ink inside. Cut-away sections at the top give you access to knurled brass inside, used to fill the pen with ink.

Technically, it's a converter-filled pen, but you don't really see or operate the converter directly when you fill it up. The knurled brass ring inside is attached to the piston knob on the end of the converter, and the converter screws into the nib section so everything is held in place firmly. You operate the piston using the kurled brass ring, without needing to open the barrel, so it acts just like a piston filler.

The result is a really striking pen. The design is simple, but unusual. Overall, quite minimalist, but that knurled ring visible through the cut-away sections give it a hint of steampunk. Is steampunk minimalist a style? It is now.

Oh, and you're assuming that nib section that the converter attaches to screws in to the main barrel, aren't you? We'd have assumed that, but it doesn't. It's a firm push-fit, mounted on three o-rings. Why? Well, LOCLEN says it adds a little bit of dampening, making for a smoother writing experience - like giving the nib some firm sporty suspension.

Optional pocket clip supplied, but take care if you fit it - there's a risk of damaging the finish of the pen when sliding the clip on and off.

Weights 46g. 124mm long capped, 118 uncapped, 150mm posted. Diameter approx. 12mm.

Note that the black version is actually more of a dark gunmetal.

Additional Information

Product Code:LO54389
Advance Mechanism:Capped
Item Colour:Grey
Refill Type:Refillable, Fountain Pen Ink
Tip Type:Fountain Pen
Same Day Dispatch

Same day dispatch

Tue-Fri before midday

Buy any quantity

Buy any quantity

1 pen, 1 box or 10,000 pens

World's biggest range

World's biggest range

24,000 items and growing!

Passionate about pens

Passionate about pens

expert knowledge, top service

If you like the item on this page, you might like some of these things too - other people did:

Sailor Standard Converter
Sailor Standard Converter Suitable for most Sailor fountain pens
Only £5.76 inc VAT £4.80 ex VAT
LOCLEN L3 Mechanical Pencil Black
LOCLEN L3 Mechanical Pencil Black Hexagonal barrelled metal mechanical pencil
grey
Only £96.00 inc VAT £80.00 ex VAT
Herbin Ink Cartridges Tin of 6 20% off
Herbin Ink Cartridges Tin of 6 Standard ink cartridges in a range of 20 colours
blackblueblue-blackbrowngreengreylight-bluelight-greenorangepinkmore
Only £3.49 inc VAT £2.91 ex VAT 3% off
Back to top