The Platinum #3776 Century is a popular, entry-level 14K gold nib fountain pen. It’s the primary competitor to the (also popular) Pilot Custom 74.
The #3776 Century is sold in a huge range of colors including: Nice Lavande, Nice Pur, Black, Oshino, Chartres Blue with Rhodium Trim, Nice, Chartres Blue, Bourgogne, Black, Nice Lilas, and Black with Rhodium Trim. That’s a lot. Pictures above you can see the Chartres Blue, which is easy to find and very attractive. Some of the other colors will mean a rare pen or a higher prices, especially if you want the rhodium trim.
The #3776 tends to write on the fine side, which is often the case with Japanese fountain pens. Because of this you will want to buy a size up if you want to get the European equivalent. For example the broad featured in the video writes like a nice Euro medium. The nib range includes: Ultra Extra Fine, Extra Fine, Fine (Soft Fine), Fine, Flex, Medium, Broad, Coarse.
Platinum 3776 Century Fountain Pen Information
|Street Price||Check Price|
|Pen Type||Fountain Pen | Cartridge/Converter|
|Barrel Color||Purple, Black, Dark Blue, Clear, Burgundy, Pink|
|Body Diameter||15.4 mm|
|Grip Color||Purple, Black, Dark Blue, Clear, Burgundy, Black, Dark Blue, Clear, Burgundy, Pink, Dark Blue|
|Grip Diameter||10.3 mm|
|Country of Origin||Japan|
|Capped? Retractable?||Capped - Screw On|
|Length Capped / Retracted (cm)||14.0 cm|
|Weight (g)||20 grams|
|Ink Color Shipped||Blue Black|
|Nib Material||14k Gold|
|Nib Color||Silver, Gold|
|Nib Sizes||Ultra Extra Fine, Extra Fine, Fine (Soft Fine), Fine, Flex, Medium, Broad, Coarse|