Pilot Elite Dragon Vintage Chrome Fountain Pen
Pilot Corporation Tokyo is the parent company of Pilot Corporation of America. The company was founded on January 27th, 1918 by Ryosuke Namiki and Masao Wada as "Namiki Manufacturing Company." It was renamed in 1938 as "Pilot Pen co., Ltd." and again in 1950 as "Pilot Ink Company, Ltd."
Pilot Corporation currently employs 1,047 people and attained $889 million in revenue in 2016. It has subsidiaries in the following countries: Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States.
The Pilot Elite Dragon Chrome Fountain Pen is a vintage pen formerly produced by Pilot. The specifications of the pen are as follows:
- Model Number: Pilot Elite Dragon Chrome
- Color: Silver Chrome
- Filling System: Aerometric Converter
- Ink Capacity: .9 Milliliters
- Length (Capped): 133 Millimeters
- Material: Chrome (Body and Cap)
- Nib Color: Gold Plated
- Nib Material: 14K Yellow Gold
- Weight: 34 Grams
The Pilot Elite Dragon is a discontinued fountain pen that was produced by Pilot. The pen is generally available on the secondary market in nib sizes Fine and Medium, and is manufactured in chrome and, more recently, sterling silver. The Pilot Elite Dragon Chrome Fountain Pen is recommended by Lion Stationers and can be purchased from the following vendors (click on the company name to go to the website's listings):