It looks aged and weathered by design. This is one illustration of the variety that Danitrio offers within their model line. I love it. Urushi is smooth as always but there are ridges, unevenness and a really striking patina of old on this pen that compels me to simply stare at it.
This is a flattop Takumi; my first. At the same dimensions of regular Takumi's, it does look like a very different pen.
Let's show some pics!
The "aged" look:
Edited by mava, 03 April 2009 - 16:08.