Kaweco Classic Sport Fountain Pen - Fine Nib - Bordeaux Body

Kaweco Classic Sport Fountain Pen - Fine Nib - Bordeaux Body

$23.50
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4.8 (6 reviews)
DescriptionSpecificationsFrequently Asked Questions (1)
The sporty and compact look of these fountain pens transcend fashion time and are just as attractive today as they were when they were first created years ago. Each pen is made of high-quality, colorful plastic and is compact when capped (approx. 4.1 inches long), but very comfortable when posted (5.3 inches long). Thus the Kaweco slogan \"Small in the pocket, great in the hand".

Each pen features a screw-on cap for extra security and a 23 KT gold plated stainless steel nib with an iridium tip. The Germany-made pens reveal a Kaweco metal logo on the top of the cap.

One blue short international ink cartridge is included. The cartridge comes inside the barrel of the pen. If the cartridge seems to be stuck inside the barrel, try gently tapping the barrel against a hard surface a few times to dislodge it.

Model NumberKAWECO 10000483
Weight0.4 ounces
ManufacturerKaweco
Body Color Burgundy
Body Material Plastic
Capped or Retractable Capped - Screw On
Clip Material Metal
Clippable Yes - Clip Sold Separately
Converter Included No
Design Style Beginner-Friendly, Mini
Diameter - Grip 11.0 mm
Diameter - Max 11.1 mm
Filling Mechanism Cartridge - Standard International, Converter
Grip Color Burgundy
Grip Material Plastic
Length - Capped 10.6 cm
Length - Posted 13.4 cm
Length - Uncapped 10.0 cm
Nib Color Gold
Nib Material Steel
Nib Size Fine
Pre-Installed Ink Color Blue
Tip Length 16.3 mm
Q: The ink cartridges I ordered for the Kaweco Sport fountain pen seem too long and won't fit inside. Why is that?
There is an included cartridge inside the pen, which can become lodged inside the barrel of the pen. Please try gently tapping the barrel against a table or other hard surface a few times to get the stuck cartridge out.


Frequently Bought Together

Kaweco Classic Sport Fountain Pen - Fine Nib - Bordeaux Body
 - KAWECO 10000483
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Kaweco Fountain Pen Ink Cartridge - Pearl Black - Pack of 6 - KAWECO 10000257
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Customer Reviews

This is a great quality...
July 4, 2014
Verified Purchase
This is a great quality and everyday pen for me. I’m using it all the time now and I love having it with me. The fine nib is perfect for my writing style. I’m coming from more fine tip gel pens and finally pulled out my Cross fountain pen that my dad got me as a graduation gift about 20 years ago. I like the Cross okay, but it's a medium nib and a bit wet for my tastes.

The weight of the Kaweco Classic Sport was shockingly light at first. I held a friend's AL Sport and that had a good heft. Down the road I will likely upgrade to that, but for now I love the Classic Sport.

The color is spot on, a rich Boudreaux. I thought about black but I’m glad I went with something that makes me think about it a little more every time I see it.

For under $30 this pen is fantastic. Great writing from the nib once it got going (it worked and then was a little scratchy and not flowing but I let gravity do it's thing and a little drag on a moistened finger did the trick). You can't go wrong if you want a compact carry fountain pen to start with.
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I love the following...
July 21, 2013
I love the following things about this pen: it's compact, lightweight and a great value. I don't understand all of the negative reviews for these pens, what are you expecting for a fountain pen, UNDER $30. It's a bit scratchy, but I ditched the ink cartridge it came with and put some good ink. Now it write just as well as my $50+ pens. I use this just about everyday, with my Pelikan 450 and Waterman Lady Pen, both with gold nibs. I highly recommend this item
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Easily one of my favorite...
August 11, 2015
Verified Purchase
Easily one of my favorite EDC's, I have the Kaweco Sport in multiple colors for multiple inks. Nib size in an F or EF is perfect for writing (not necessarily sketching). A classy thing to pull out for note-taking or heavy correspondence.
My only issue is with the availability of ink converters. I haven't found one that works, luckily the Kaweco ink is lovely, as well as the wide variety of colors in the standard international short cartridge size. With the Bordeaux body I use J. Herbin Rouille d'Ancre, a beautiful rust shade.
alexjohnbeck
Wonderful little pen....
July 1, 2015
Verified Purchase
Wonderful little pen. Absolutely unpretentious, very small and yet just right when posted. The little available converter makes this pen available with any ink color if you don't like cartridges. But the best part is the nib. Absolutely wonderful. You would never think such an affordable pen can sport such a smooth nib. Very, very understated - and definitely unique.
Years ago I had a Parker...
February 17, 2012
Verified Purchase
Years ago I had a Parker Vector which I didn't like--too much skipping, bleeding all over the place--and some kind of cheap $13 Waterman whose nib was more for calligraphy than regular writing. Recently, I decided to give fountain pens another shot. I ordered the Platinum Preppy in blue-black and was super impressed. It was smoother than the previous pens I had, and its ink dried quickly and came out evenly. Then I ordered the Kaweco. Talk about smooth. I don't think writing has ever been this effortless for me. I'm usually wary of compact pens as they're difficult to hold and easily lead to hand cramps. But this pen is a pleasure to write with. Despite my predictions, it's no hassle to unscrew or close back up, and it fits perfectly in my pocket. I'm not sure how, but with its cap posted, it's literally the most comfortable pen I've ever used. It's lightweight, but that's not a downside. This was certainly worth every penny, and the bordeaux color is quite nice. The only thing I didn't like was the translucence of the ink it came with (blue cartridge). I doubt it would show up on photocopies, it's not water-resistant, and I wouldn't use it as a "formal" ink for business forms. It was not as robust or dark as the Platinum Preppy's blue-black (which would be appropriate for business, in my opinion), so I ordered a syringe and some Noodler's Kingfisher ink. I'll see how that works out. I'm told that refilling cartridges is easy as pie, and I don't like the idea of an entire barrel full of ink that could come unscrewed at any time.
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