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Montegrappa Elmo 01 Fantasy Blooms Blue Cross Gentian Ballpoint Pen
Montegrappa Elmo 01 Fantasy Blooms Blue Cross Gentian Ballpoint Pen, a minimalist hero pen receives a vivid makeover with the launch of Elmo 01 Fantasy Blooms. Montegrappa’s minimalist 1920s reissue is one of the most exciting entry-level pens released in recent years. Now, a selection of brilliant pearlised finishes brings extra dash of window-presence and pocket/purse-appeal to one of the market’s trendiest silhouettes. Elmo is the nickname of Heinrich Helm, the first Technical Director at Italy’s first fountain pen manufactory. He left the company in 1928, but his ideas live on. The Elmo 01 revives an archive pen popular in the offices, studios and lecture theatres of 1920s Italy. No-nonsense design channels the era’s early-modernist mood. An Italian classic at an accessible price. The Elmo 01 is still made by hand in the exact location where its predecessor was assembled nearly a century ago. The perfect pen: great size; elegant design. And dressed like it has a date with Puccini. "Bravo!” Fantasy Blooms: Elmo’s encore.
Since 1912, Montegrappa has been manufacturing high quality writing instruments in the same historic building in Bassano del Grappa, North East of Italy. Being the first Italian manufacturer of superior writing instruments, Montegrappa pens was dedicated to more than a century of peerless craftsmanship that defines an Italian brand, known around the world for its creativity and style. Montegrappa has produced the pen of choice for authors including John Dos Passos, Paulo Coelho and Ernest Hemingway. Its pens are used by Popes, Presidents and Royalty. Illustrious users and collectors are known as Montegrappisti who include sylvester Stallone, Rudolf Schenker of Scorpions, Eva Longoria, Muhammad Ali, zinedine zidane and many others. The skills and vision which have produced the finest pens have been applied to other accoutrements that enhance one's life which range from Montegrappa Cult Collections, Icons Collection, leather accessories and time pieces that delight the user. Appealing to the senses, Montegrappa has also introduced new collections to speak on elements of human nature that drive one to greater heights: Emozione, Passione and Desiderio are pens that reach into one's soul.