Paw Prints — Brass

Kaweco Brass Sport

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

“Small in the pocket, large in the hand” was the design object for the Kaweco Sport, back in 1935. The long, chunky, hexagonal cap covers much of the barrel when closed, making the pen only 108mm long. Posted, it grows to 133mm, resting nicely in the hand. Then - somebody made an inspired decision. Kaweco produced it in Brass, creating an instant classic. This is a 44g pen (fountain pen), which doesn’t sound like much, but in fountain pen terms, makes it a super-heavyweight. There’s a ball point and a rollerball version, but my favourite is the fountain pen.  For me,...

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