Established in Japan in 1929, OHTO manufactured the first ballpoint pens in that country in 1949, and have been consistently at the forefront of pen technology ever since. OHTO has only very recently become available in the UK, but are well-known amongst writing instrument aficionados for the Tasche pocket fountain pen and the Promecha series of mechanical pencils - both supreme examples of OHTO's quality and innovation.
Dude is a chunky hexagonal-barrelled fountain pen from OHTO. A great value all-metal pen with aluminium barrel, stainless steel pocket clip, chrome-plated brass fittings and rubber grip. The hexagonal barrel gradually becomes cylindrical towards the end allowing firm posting of the cap.
Medium stainless steel nib, supplied with two starter black ink cartridges. Refill with international standard cartridges or bottled ink using a converter. Measures 135mm long capped, 126mm long open, 158mm long posted. Weighs 26g.