MONTEGRAPPA 1995 SILVER AND GOLD DRAGON ARTIST PROOF SET: 2 FOUNTAIN PENS

  • MONTEGRAPPA 1995 SILVER AND GOLD DRAGON ARTIST PROOF SET: 2 FOUNTAIN PENS
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    Location: Los Angeles,CA,USA
Specifications: Pen Type: Fountain; Brand: Montegrappa; Country/Region of Manufacture: Italy;

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MONTEGRAPPA 1995 SILVER AND GOLD DRAGON ARTIST PROOF SET: 2 FOUNTAIN PENS




































YOU ARE BIDDING ON THE RARE 1995 LIMITED EDITION SILVER & GOLD "DRAGON" FOUNTAIN PENS SET BY MONTEGRAPPA, AN INCREDIBLE CREATION. BOTH PENS ARE "ARTIST PROOF", THE FIRST PRODUCTION PENS IN THE SERIES.

CREATED IN 1995, THE SET CONSISTS OF 2 PENS: THE SOLID STERLING SILVER CAST OVER CELLULOID FOUNTAIN PEN AND SOLID 18K GOLD CAST OVER CELLULOID FOUNTAIN PEN.  BOTH PENS' DRAGON EYES ARE MADE OF NATURAL RUBIES. THIS SET IS ONE OF THE KIND - THE PENS INSTEAD OF LIMITED EDITION NUMBER HAVE "ARTIST PROOF" LETTER AND STAMPED (P.D.A - PROVA DE ARTISTA, ITALIAN FOR ARTIST PROOF). ARTIST PROOF PENS ARE CONSIDERED A WORKING PROTOTYPE AND IT IS THE ONLY ONE KNOWN SOLID GOLD ARTIST PROOF PEN, THE REST ARE NUMBERED 1 TO 100. IT IS SAID THERE ARE UP TO 3 SILVER PENS WITH ARTIST PROOF CREDENTIALS. 

BOTH PENS ARE IN MINT CONDITION, SAME AS THEY WERE WHEN THEY LEFT THE FACTORY IN 1995. COMPLETE WITH BOXES, PACKAGING AND BOOKLETS (SILVER PEN IS MISSING OUTER RED BOX). THE PENS HAVE NEVER BEEN INKED. THE GOLD PEN HAS A FINE SIZE NIB, WHILE THE SILVER ONE SPORTS A MEDIUM POINT NIB. TRULLY REMARKABLE SET IN THE COLLECTABLE CONDITION. THE LETTER FROM GIUSEPPE AQUILA, THE MONTEGRAPPA CEO, IS ATTACHED TO THE SET. IT IN FRENCH AND DESCRIBES THE EDITION. THE LETTER IS ADDRESSED TO A PARISIAN DEALER, ANDRE' MORA, WHO ORIGINALLY PURCHASED THE SET IN 1995. THE LETTER IS DATED COTOBER 20, 1995. IT IS A TRULLY HISTORICAL PIECE...