PILOT 100TH YEARS ANNIVERSARY
Pilot celebrated 100th Anniversary with Limited Edition The Seven Gods of Good Fortune Fountain Pen. The Seven Gods of Fortune are Ebisu, Daikokuten, Bishamonten, Benzaiten, Fukurokuju, Jurojin and Hoteison. From chinese beliefs, Hoteison (a.k.a Budai) is the God of Happiness and Abundance. He is represented as a Buddhist monk with a smiling face and a prominent belly, holding a sack and a wooden staff, usually seated or sleeping in his bag. Outside Japan, he is known as “Laughing Buddha”. The virtue he represents is Happiness. The fountain pen in Yukari size has a 18kt gold nib and is complemented by gold trim. Each pen comes in a wooden box with a 50ml bottle of matching limited edition Iroshizuku ink and a leather pen wrap. Limited to 150 fountain pens.