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Eternum 1268. (Poland, probably 1938-39)

Wieczne pióro (which means fountain pen in Polish) Eternum 1268. Made by K. Wasilewski i S-ka, S. A., Warsaw, Poland.

Credit: Marcin Patela

Caran d’Ache Pen and Retouching Pencil
Thanks to Abraham Alain Schechter‎ for sharing this photo with us.

Caran d’Ache Pen and Retouching Pencil

Thanks to Abraham Alain Schechter‎ for sharing this photo with us.

Montblancs
From left to right:Model: 332. Year: 1948. Material: celluloid.Model: 234 ½. Year: 1952. Material: celluloid.Model: 20. Year: 1935. Material: celluloid.Model: 246G. Year: 1950. Material: celluloid.Model: 742N. Year: 1956. Material: gold.Model: 149 Meisterstück. Year: 1930. Material: celluloid.Model: Meisterstück Solitaire Nicolas I Le Grand. Year: 2000. Special edition.Model: Alexander the Great. Year: 1998. Limited edition of 4810 units.Model: Alexander Von Humboldt. Year: 2007. Limited edition of 4810 units.Model: Marcel Proust. Year: 1999. Limited edition of 21.000 units.Model: Charles Dickens. Year: 2001. Limited edition of 18.000 units.Model: Dostoevsky. Year: 1997. Limited edition of 17.000 units.Model: Friedrich Schiller. Year: 2000. Limited edition of 18.000 units.Model: Yehudi Menuhin. Year: 2001. Special edition.Model: William Faulkner. Year: 2007. Limited edition of 16.000 units.Model: Edgar Allan Poe. Year: 1998. Limited edition of 17.000 units.Model: Leonard Bernstein. Year: 1997. Special edition.
Credit: Alfredo Longoria

Montblancs

From left to right:
Model: 332. Year: 1948. Material: celluloid.
Model: 234 ½. Year: 1952. Material: celluloid.
Model: 20. Year: 1935. Material: celluloid.
Model: 246G. Year: 1950. Material: celluloid.
Model: 742N. Year: 1956. Material: gold.
Model: 149 Meisterstück. Year: 1930. Material: celluloid.
Model: Meisterstück Solitaire Nicolas I Le Grand. Year: 2000. Special edition.
Model: Alexander the Great. Year: 1998. Limited edition of 4810 units.
Model: Alexander Von Humboldt. Year: 2007. Limited edition of 4810 units.
Model: Marcel Proust. Year: 1999. Limited edition of 21.000 units.
Model: Charles Dickens. Year: 2001. Limited edition of 18.000 units.
Model: Dostoevsky. Year: 1997. Limited edition of 17.000 units.
Model: Friedrich Schiller. Year: 2000. Limited edition of 18.000 units.
Model: Yehudi Menuhin. Year: 2001. Special edition.
Model: William Faulkner. Year: 2007. Limited edition of 16.000 units.
Model: Edgar Allan Poe. Year: 1998. Limited edition of 17.000 units.
Model: Leonard Bernstein. Year: 1997. Special edition.

Credit: Alfredo Longoria

Montegrappa Announces The Lech Wałęsa Pen

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About Lech Wałęsa

Lech Wałęsa is the celebrated leader of the “Solidarity” (Solidarność) movement, who guided it to a non-vio­lent victory over the Communist regime in Poland in the late-1980s. His life has been inextricably linked with the history of Solidarity and Poland’s path to freedom.

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On 22 December 1990 Lech Wałęsa became the first democratically-elected President of the Republic of Poland, in a general election. While in office, and after completing his presidential term, Lech Wałęsa remained the spokesperson for the Polish cause in the internatio­nal arena.

He continued to strive for Poland’s accession to NATO and the European Union. In 1995, he founded the Lech Wałęsa Institute, whose mission is to popularise the achievements of Polish Solidarity, educate the young, promote democracy and build civil society in Poland and around the world.

Today Lech Wałęsa continues his mission as the spokesperson for solidarity. He travels the world retelling the Polish experience and of the bloodless struggle for peace and democracy. Through his lectures and dialogue with people, he calls for the building of a modern world founded on universal values. Being a supporter of globalisation and seeing the opportunities offered by new technologies and the development of civilization, he encourages the creation of new structures for the peaceful cooperation of nations in the 21st century.

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The Lech Wałęsa Pen

Created in celluloid, embellished with detailed metalwork, the Lech Wałęsa Excellentia pen is offered in both fountain pen and rollerball forms.

In deep blood red, the celluloid barrel represents the colours of both Poland and of Solidarity. Around its base is metalwork showing the outline of the Polish shipyards where the movement was born, engraved with the word “Nobel” and the year “1983”. The contrasting white-coloured cap bears a pocket clip with an anchor drawing inspiration from the Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers in Gdańsk, while the cap is crowned with the Polish eagle coat of arms. The nib of the fountain pen is etched with a silhouette of the face of the great Polish leader.

This writing instrument has been produced in a limited series of 1983 fountain pens in sterling silver, cor­responding to the year Lech Wałęsa was awarded the Nobel Prize, and 70 rollerball pens in sterling silver, representing his current age. 30 solid 18K gold fountain pens mark the years since Mr. Wałęsa was granted the Nobel Prize, and 25 solid 18K gold fountain pens with diamonds represent the 25th anniversary of the regime change since 1989.

Source: Montegrappa’s website

Montegrappa fountain pens are available on Amazon.

Project PP019 Wood Version
TWSBI announces Project PP019 Wood version. Wood types are not yet final.

Project PP019 Wood Version

TWSBI announces Project PP019 Wood version. Wood types are not yet final.

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Bodies of Visconti Jewish Bible

The pens are decorated with the images of the Old Testament stories and of the Wailling Wall. The photos were taken at Visconti factory about a year ago.

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