Name: Montegrappa Reminiscence Fountain Pen
Maker: Montegrappa, Italy
Material: 925 Sterling Silver
Nib: 18k 750 Montegrappa Nib: Broad
Filling System: Montegrappa Ink Converter / Cartridges
Length: 128mm (full measurements below)
Condition: Very Good
An exact reproduction of the 1915 model, the Reminiscence is an unmistakable line of writing instruments, a flagship of Montegrappa's hand crafted tradition and manufactured using the celebrated deep drawing technique.
The Reminiscence writing instruments are acknowledged worldwide for painstaking attention to detail. Some of the reasons people around the world are attracted to these writing masterpieces are the exclusive octagonal shape, the gracious form of the clip in silver with the characteristic revolving sphere and their timeless quality
The pen carries a juicy broad 18k gold nib and is in very good condition
There are no major imperfections to note, no chips splits or engravings.
4 of the feed's fins are chipped, see photo 5. And there are signs of cosmetic wear, notably a scratch at the foot of the barrel (photo 8). and micro-scratches and wear throughout
Nonetheless the overall appearance of the pen is still very striking and beautiful indeed. And it writes very nicely, on the wet side, a lovely juicy broad
Have a look at Waterman's wonderful range, or J Herbin for some classical shimmer inks.
Length capped: 128mm
Length posted: 165mm
Cap length: 52mm
Barrel diameter: 12mm
Cap diameter: 13mm