In the next month May 2011 Sailor, Japan will complete 100 years of establishment.
To celebrate its 100 year anniversary, Sailor is making 2 special fountain pens.
1) Wooden pen Retail price is 157,500円 (2,100 USD acc. to exchange rate)
2) Arita Yaki Porcelain Fountain pen Set. Retail price 1,050,000円 (12,654.58 USD)
The wooden box have the very interesting design on it.
The design is of the sailors innovator Mr. Sakatakyuugourou (28years at that time )and the Goichihamadamachi factory of the Taisho period 14 around 1912. This was the period of the beginning of the World War I.
Nib is 21kt gold with 100 years engraved on it.
Arita Yaki Porcelain Pen set: An upgraded version of the Sailor G8 Summit Pen