MONTEGRAPPA MEMORY PEN FOUNTAIN PEN ISPMN3SE - Fine nib

  • MONTEGRAPPA MEMORY PEN FOUNTAIN PEN ISPMN3SE - Fine nib
    Condition: New
    Ended:Jun 17, 2018 15:09:17

    Price: $3,075.00 View item Shipping: $50.0
    Location: USA
Specifications: Brand: Montegrappa; Pen Type: Fountain;

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THE MEMORY PEN
Montegrappa’s most cerebral creation, The Brain Pen, challenged the company’s designers in a way that no other had before: How to embody the intricacy of the most complex organ in the body in a hand-held writing device. So successful was resultant pen that its sister was conceived to complement the vessel of the mind and the personality. Montegrappa is proud to announce The Memory Pen.

Montegrappa’s main collaborator and inspire is, once more,Dr. Richard Restak, who has provided the book which will accompany each Memory Pen. Visualizing the concepts embodied in his work resulted in a device of which every element – from surface texture to the choice of material, from the chosen color to the engravings – has special significance.

Produced in pearlized yellow celluloid, with either sterling silver or solid 18k gold parts, the Memory Pen is as fascinating as the topic that stimulated its creation. Yellow was chosen because it is the color most associated throughout the ages with memory, while the upper part of the Memory Pen’s barrel depicts the different types of long-term memory.

These include:

Episodic: The memory of events that occurred at a specific time or place, such as a birth or a wedding;
Semantic: That part of the memory which stores general knowledge, e.g. “Where is Rome?”;
Procedural: Where the memory maintains skills that don’t involve speech or words, such as dancing.
Gracefully embedded within these three divisions on the pen’s barrel are three seals of memory created by Giordano Bruno, a 16th century memory master. Triangular shapes are etched upon the circular metal parts, representing the writing of new memories, with the apex pointing downward, or the experiencing old memories, with the apex pointing upward.

On the side of the barrel are three compartments representing the past, the present and the...