Aurora Hastil fountain pen and matching ballpen, Italy, c.1980, designed by Marco Zanuso. The Hastil model is one of the most important pieces of Italian creative design in the world. It represents the original line and the possibilities of forms that Aurora has for its writing instruments. They have a cylinder metallic body, and an ink-filling system called the Idrograph. Due to its unique design, the Hastill is shown at the Industrial Design Department of the Museum of Modern Art of New York (the MOMA).This set is finished with Gold plating and godron pattern, both pieces have Aurora engraved in black enamel on the cap lip, spring loaded gold plated clips that fits flush with the cap. The fountain pen has the serial number DFM320 engraved on the grip,  it has insets at the end of the barrel that keep the cap from ever touching the barrel when it's posted, nib is 14 Kt solid gold nib, medium point, filling with the original Idrograph converter. In original box which presents a stain and storage marks. The fountain pen and ball pen are mint or near mint. Very scarce set #1757 $USD 230

Must de Cartier,  Vendome, France, fountain pen, 1980´s, oval cross-section, gold plated godron pattern, Cartier logo on cap top, imprint Plaque d´Or Made in France, on the barrel end the serial number, Trinity ring trademark on cap crown, unique retractable clip that is opened by depressing the cap crown, slight marks on the burgundy section, gold nib, medium point, cartridge filler, the refill cartridge is changed through an access port at the end of the barrel.In Cartier presentation box (Pasha box), comes with a new 10 cartridge refills box. Excellent. #1969, $USD 195
Waterman Pierre Dure, France, c.1980´s, pen and ball pen set,  plaque d´or with French hallmarks lined pattern with cornelian cabochon ends, matching enamel inserts clips, 18 Kt gold nib, uses cartridges or piston converter (included), ball pen is cap actuated. stones inserts on each end. (Showed in the Andreas Lambrou book Fountain pens vintage and modern p.195). Mint in box. #1744 $USD 400
Parker, France, c. 1980, “grain d’orge” (barleycorn pattern), Rhodium plated, 14 Kt solid gold nib, medium point. Length capped 5", posted 5 9/16", diameter 3/8". Mint NOS in presentation box. #1904 $USD 170
ST Dupont, France, c. 1975, ecaille laque de Chine, gold filled vermeil clip, trims and band imprinted St Dupont 925 lacque de Chine and gold french hallmark, solid 18K 750 gold nib, medium point, cartridge or  converter (included) filling, length capped 5 ¼” 13,4 cm. Excellent in Dupont box (not original) #2044. $USD 160. Matches with ballpen #2456