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Montegrappa Limited Edition Age of Discovery Fountain Pen
Instruments of power
Montegrappa Limited Edition Age of Discovery Fountain Pen channels the legacy of explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521), and the crucial navigational calculations that changed how we view the world. Our edition marks 500 years since his historic achievement. Handworked mahogany and brass are the base elements for a telescope in miniature. Original castings and detailing provide a tactile link to a pioneering time, crafted from period materials destined to develop a rich lustre with age. Chart your own course with a concealed magnetic compass. Developed in collaboration with engineers at Politecnico di Milano, it marks the first wayfinding complication to ever feature on a Montegrappa writing instrument. Fountain pens heighten the sense of discovery with a revolutionary filling action. Integrated seamlessly into the barrel, Power-Push makes drawing ink more incisive – and intoxicating – than ever. Simply depress, dip, release. Edition : 250 Fountain Pens with 18K Gold Nib and 250 Rollerball worldwide
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.