The great depression had brought the roaring twenties to a cruel halt in the USA. Fountain pen sales, had plummeted, resulting in a number of pen brands going irretrievably under. The big four – Parker, Sheaffer, Waterman and Eversharp – were battered, with some facing sales losses of upwards of
Visconti Opera demo Red “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth”, we were taught as kids, our teachers alluding to the fact that one should desist from evaluating a gift critically. They had also taught us that “a true lover values not so much the gift of the lover,
Silver filigree work on a fountain pen. Interesting subject, made more so by a near complete lack of knowledge about the same. When did the practise begin? Who were the artisans who perfected the art? Where can one get one, if one so desired? The background din, is near deafening.
KANWRITE LEGACY is a much-awaited pen from the house of Kanwrite. Legacy series is Kanwrite’s first offering in machined pens category. Legacy series has been launched recently in three materials ebonite, acrylic and celluloid in limited colour options. Ice blue in celluloid is the best-looking pen of the lot. It
Montegrappa: Extra Otto The octagon is the example of geometric perfection that has long provided Montegrappa with a timeless motif, one that also provides its own unique feel and level of comfort for writers who bond with their favourite pens. Extra Otto Among the many signature details of Montegrappa products,