Montegrappa Limited Edition Ammiraglio 1939 Glittering Butterfly Fountain Pen
Sailor for Montegrappa
Montegrappa Limited Edition Ammiraglio 1939 Glittering Butterfly Fountain Pen (zoom nib), a first-ever collaboration between Sailor Pen and Montegrappa sees Japan’s most coveted nibs united with Italy’s most exhilarating pens. More than a century of high craft and mutual admiration culminate in a pen of remarkable lineage. Revisiting a classic 1939 Italian design, two grand pioneers of fine writing bring 215 years of experience and inimitable class to a pen worthy of the highest rank.
Only just 80 pieces were produced and these are pieces with special nibs. Celluloid barrel and sterling silver 925 trimming, piston filling. All nib grades – EF, F, M, B & Zoom.
Fountain pen connoisseurs have long regarded Sailor nibs with almost mythical reverence – a cult status deeply intertwined with the legacy of master nib designer, Nobuyoshi Nagahara. This archive 1939 design has been carefully recreated by hand and modified to accommodate a range of exquisite, 6-millimetre Japanese-made nibs – each crafted from rare 18k gold in six variants, including the enigmatic Medium-Fine and Zoom grades.
Since 1912, Montegrappa has been manufacturing high quality writing instruments in the same historic building in Bassano del Grappa, North East of Italy. Being the first Italian manufacturer of superior writing instruments, Montegrappa pens was dedicated to more than a century of peerless craftsmanship that defines an Italian brand, known around the world for its creativity and style.
Montegrappa has produced the pen of choice for authors including John Dos Passos, Paulo Coelho and Ernest Hemingway. Its pens are used by Popes, Presidents and Royalty. Illustrious users and collectors are known as Montegrappist who include Sylvester Stallone, Rudolf Schenker of Scorpions, Eva Longoria, Muhammad Ali, Zinedine Zidane and many others.
The skills and vision which have produced the finest pens have been applied to other accoutrements that enhance one’s life which range from Montegrappa Cult Collections, Icons Collection, leather accessories and time pieces that delight the user.
Appealing to the senses, Montegrappa has also introduced new collections to speak on elements of human nature that drive one to greater heights: Emozione, Passione and Desiderio are pens that reach into one’s soul.