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Stipula Gladiator
Can be yours for about $160.Offered in a choice of three finishes, Black, Blue and Red, the bands of each pen represent the Roman coliseum, an icon of gladiators’ fights, while the top of the pen is a typical shield with the main elements of the gladiators: a net, which was used to harness the opponent, a helmet and a trident.The Gladius, the famous short sword of Romans, is also represented by the clip of the pen, while the ring at the bottom of the barrel is the reproduction of the studs around the gladiators’ shield.The pen comes with a steel nib available in F, M and Italic 1.1 size. Other nib options are: T-flex titanium nib, 14k gold nib and 18k gold nib.The filling system is cartridge/converter. Trims are matt gold. The pen is also available in black and in red color.

Stipula Gladiator

Can be yours for about $160.

Offered in a choice of three finishes, Black, Blue and Red, the bands of each pen represent the Roman coliseum, an icon of gladiators’ fights, while the top of the pen is a typical shield with the main elements of the gladiators: a net, which was used to harness the opponent, a helmet and a trident.

The Gladius, the famous short sword of Romans, is also represented by the clip of the pen, while the ring at the bottom of the barrel is the reproduction of the studs around the gladiators’ shield.

The pen comes with a steel nib available in F, M and Italic 1.1 size. Other nib options are: T-flex titanium nib, 14k gold nib and 18k gold nib.

The filling system is cartridge/converter. Trims are matt gold. The pen is also available in black and in red color.

HINKS WELLS & Co. ENGLAND № 2260

The tool in the middle was found in a box of nibs bought at a flea market. What is it? What did it serve for? Any ideas?

C’est la Fête nationale belge!
Today, the 21th of July, is Belgian national day: 183 years ago King Leopold I swore allegiance to the Belgian constitution and became the first “King of the Belgians”.
On the image: advertisement of the pen shop La Maison De Porte Plume, 6 Bd. Ad. Max, Bruxelles. Belgium (1924)
Source: Postergroup.com

C’est la Fête nationale belge!

Today, the 21th of July, is Belgian national day: 183 years ago King Leopold I swore allegiance to the Belgian constitution and became the first “King of the Belgians”.

On the image: advertisement of the pen shop La Maison De Porte Plume, 6 Bd. Ad. Max, Bruxelles. Belgium (1924)

Source: Postergroup.com