This fountain pen was initially created for presidency of the Autonomous region of Aosta Valley. The pen is made of solid silver 925 and adorned with barley grain guillochè pattern, made with original antique machines (Parker, 1930). The 925 silver rampant lion incision, symbol of the Valle d'Aosta, Italy, and a widespread heraldic symbol in the Middle Ages, is contrasted against the black and red resin background. Red and black are the colors of the Autonomous Region, as well as of the Challant family, who reigned over the valley for centuries.
You are assured to buy a truly precious writing instrument as the manufacturing company belongs to the Italian silversmith guild and complies with both Italian and European laws. This compliance is verified by a mark on each writing instrument - a rhombus shaped stamp with *AO 28, and oval stamp 925 which ensure that the pen is made of solid 925 silver.
The fountain pen is equipped with double refill system - both converter and cartridges can be used. The pen is delivered with pumping converter inside and international standard cartridges can be bought in stationery shops all over the world.
The fountain pen is enhanced with a rhodium-plated steel nib, Medium size. Other (Fine, Extra Fine, Broad and very Broad) nib sizes are available on request without any charge. Please note that the nib may be adorned with a variable pattern (not the griffins) depending on the availability.
The pen is also available in roller version.
This pen can be personalized. Please see the details here.
The fountain pen will be shipped in the made-in-Italy pen gift box with the authentic origin certificate. Please allow about 14 business days for your handmade pen to be delivered from Italy to your door.
|Cap & Body||Sterling silver (925)|
|Fitting parts||Silver plated|
|Refilling system||Converter and International standard cartridges|
|Country of origin||Aosta Valley, Italy|
|Dimensions||Length 5.5" (140 mm) Diameter Max 5/8" (16 mm)|
|Weight||1.6 oz. (45 gr)|