Montegrappa Tributo ad Antonio Stradivari ~ Antonio Stradivari (better know as Stradivarius), the world's greatest volin maker, was born in 1644 in Cremona, Italy. Throughout his life he created more than 1100 musical instruments which are now prized by collectors all over the world.
Parker Premier-75 Chinese Lacque Fountain Pen, XF. For many years Parker was the ONLY pen Chinese knew, and many others in East Asia. It was a sad transition, over quite a few years, when Parker became a "play-toy" in the hands of its own ownership, and then through outside acquisition by Gillette, and then Newell Rubbermaid. Though the Parker brand continues to introduce innovation, it has ceased to be the focus of lovers of fine writing.
Optima Nero Perla. Since its introduction in the 1930's, the Optima has been one of the signature pen models of the Aurora brand. Featuring a flat-top design that distinguishes it from the similar Aurora 88, the Optima, whether in high quality resin or upscale Auroloide celluloid, features a generous and reliable piston-filler system and Aurora's smooth-writing 14k nib units. Shown here in the Nero Perla, a beautiful palette of pearlescent greys. Our price $476.