MONTEGRAPPA NAZIONALE ZEBRA CELLULOID FOUNTAIN PEN LIMITED EDITION FLEX NIB

  • MONTEGRAPPA NAZIONALE ZEBRA CELLULOID FOUNTAIN PEN LIMITED EDITION FLEX NIB
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Specifications: Pen Type: Fountain; Brand: Montegrappa;

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MONTEGRAPPA NAZIONALE ZEBRA CELLULOID  FOUNTAIN PEN LIMITED EDITION
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                                                                                                                        STERLING SILVER TRIM AND CLIP


While fountain pens are intrinsically “retro” by nature, the technology has evolved over the millennium since the first pen appeared with its own ink reservoir first. The modern fountain pen has been refined to a state where contemporary materials, new inks and other advances have eliminated any operational issues, while the form has embraced everything from ornate commemorative pens to minimalist devices devoid of any protrusions.

What has embodied the spirit of the fountain pen user of the 21st century is his or her respect for the art of writing, and the way that a fountain pen encourages the user to exercise care. Underscoring this is another level of appreciation: that of the aesthetic of the legendary pens of the 1930s. The key recreating the pens of the golden age is to apply these values to writing instruments that incorporate the niceties of modern construction, while retaining all of the virtues of the original.

“Nazionale” is a model name that was a part of the Elmo catalogue, from the late 1930s. It oozes with Art Deco attitude, its colours evoking the era with exquisite tints and shadings. Now highly collectible, the Nazionale has inspired Montegrappa to revive it with a key feature not available eight decades ago.

Nazionale returns, visually remaining entirely faithful to the original style, with this limited edition being produced in ZEBRA celluloid, precisely as it was in the 1930s. The pen’s design is enriched with black resin details on its junctions and blind cap, the material being the superior modern substitute for ebonite, made without sacrificing the correct “look.” Trim is necessarily in Sterling...