Cross Century II Classic, Ireland, very scarce in blood red lacquer with darker veins, gold plated clip, band and cone, scrolled decorated golden nib, medium point, converter installed. In original presentation box, very attractive  #2993 $USD 90

Aurora Ipsilon, Italy, innovative design, red resin with black grip and ends, gold filled clip and ring bands, the cap band formed by three gold rings divided by two black enamel bands, where Aurora and Italy are imprint in gold color, snap-cap, gold filled nib EF point, imprint Aurora, converter filler. Near mint #2695 $USD 110

 

Lamy 26P, West Germany, c. 1960s, brushed steel, unual clip with a slit  finished in a black dot, the L on the black end of the barrel, Lamy 26P West Germany engraved on the cap lip, smooth steel nib broadish medium point, fitted with a converter. Near mint, scarce model #2305 $USD 85

Rotring Initial Silver fountain pen, Germany, impressive fountain pen, matte silver (over brass) finish barrel, bright polished chrome cap, spring-loaded clip and barrel trim, Rotring red circle on the top, on the lip imprint “APC system” that stands for “Air Pressure Compensation”, a system of the fountain pen which Rotring claims prevents ink leakage and ensures smooth writing even during flight, cartridge or converter filling. Modern design medium point nib in stainless steel, cartridge or converter (optional) filling. Lenght capped 5 5/8”, diameter 9/16”. Near mint, from exhibition #2283 $USD 90

Papermate, W Germany, 80´s, frosted gold plated, the two hearts logo on the clip and the nib, gold plated steel nib, Papermate converter filling installed. Unused, in original box. #2575  $USD 60

Rotring 600 series hexagonal no longer manufactured, precision manufactured, Germany, hexagonal solid brass body, comfortable to hold contour grip, with a matte black finish It is heavy, yet the combination of the weight and balance with the hexagonal design makes it easy to hold the pen steady and level. Smooth medium point nib. Cartridge or converter (not included) filling. Near mint . #2988 $USD 120

Rotring 700, Germany, 1990, en la línea de las Montblanc Noblesse CS. The book Lambrou’s Fountain Pens of the World, says that in 1982, Rotring acquired from Mont Blanc the tooling for the CS line, and used that tooling to produce the 700. The design is very thin, quite elegant and it is made from brass, with a black satin finish and the characteristic red band of the brand, the clip has a very complex design which reminds the old Rotring Drop-Bow Compass, on the cap lip engraved Rotring 700 Germany, the grip has several rectangular shallow cavities for greater confort, the polished steel nib is engraved Rotring and is a medium point, smooth writing, cartridge or converter filling. Unique unusual model, discontinued when Sanford acquired Rotring in 1998. Used, very good condition, nib size label still on the barrel. # 2652 $USD 80

ST Dupont, France, c. 1975, Classique Millerais, heavy gold plated, multifaceted pattern, at one side of the clip imprint  “ST Dupont” and on the other the french hallmarks for gold and “Paris”, solid 18K 750 gold nib, medium point, cartridge or converter (included) filling, length capped 5 3/8” . Mint never used in original Dupont box. #1656  $USD 180. Alternative pen # 2953 same model slightly used $USD 140

Élysée Grecian border inlaid, W. Germany, c. 1988, brass base cap and barrel 24 Kt gold plated, finished with chocolate brown chinese lacquer with Grecian border in gold, on the cap band imprinted "Elysée" and "W - GERMANY", on the cap top the Staedtler logo, on the clip Élysée and the logo, smooth 14 kt solid gold nib, broad point, twist converter (included) or cartridges filling, about 5 7/16 inches long capped and 6 1/16 inches posted. Mint or near mint in presentation box (the box has some age marks) #2373 $USD 160

Elysée Black Intarsia Noire, Germany, c. 1994, brass base cap and barrel gold plated, finished with black – grey stripes chinese lacquer in a panels pattern, wide gold plated cap band imprinted "Elysée" on the front and "GERMANY" on the back, Gold plated innerspring clip with four side prongs above the clip post, 18 karat solid gold bicolour open nib, with special Élysée logo stamping and platinum plated center, medium point, about 5 5/8 inches long capped and 6 1/8 inches posted, twist converter (included) or cartridges. All of the Intarsia models are fitted with very smooth and wet writing nibs. Mint NOS in presentation box. #2493 $USD 190

Elysée (Staedtler) Germany, produced by the pen company founded by Paul Dummert in Pforzheim in1925. The 70´s found the company producing high quality  pens for other important international pen companies with their own brands. In the 80´s the company launched its own brand Elysee intended to be writing jewels. The distribution was made by Montblanc. In 1991 Staedtler took over the company under the name of Elysée Schreibgeräte GmbH. In 2000 due to the production cost of these highest quality pens they stopped the pen production. Elysee pens are famous for excellently crafted high quality nibs,

Caran d'Ache Madison, Switzerland, gold plated, pattern of square grids topped with pyramids giving a diamond-like appearance, sword shaped clip with a insert of a crystal, on the barrel ring engraved Caran d´Ache Swiss Gold Plated G and a hallmark, 14 Kt gold medium point nib. Cartridge or converter (included) filling. In original presentation box, from a exhibition, never inked #1500 $USD 120

Lamy studio, designed by Hannes Wettstein, Germany, in matte blue lacquer finish, unique clip shape like a propeller blade, polished steel nib, medium point, cartridge or converter filling. New, in box with converter. Hannes Wettstein (1958-2008) was born in Ascona, Switzerland; he was active in the fields of design, corporate design, room design and architecture. #1992 $USD 80
Regina Gold pen, Milan, Italy, c. 1940, gold plated clip and bands, scarce celluloid barrel with translucid yellow bands alternating with black helicoid bands, that allows to see the ink level inside, on the barrel imprint Regina Gold 1046, 14 kt solid gold nib, medium point flexible imprint Warranted 585 14Ct RP, button filler. Length capped 5”, posted 5 15/16”. Very scarce, very good, smooth fllexible nib. 2732 $USD 95
Osmia, Germany, c. late 40´s, early 50s, set of black celluloid and gold plated trims of fountain pen and pencil in a leather vintage pen case.  The factory Osmia was founded 1919 from Georg Böhler in Dossenheim, near to Heidelberg. The company logo was a diamond shape surrounded by a circle. In 1951 this factory was take over by Faber Castell and the pens were offered with the double engraving Osmia/ Faber Castell. In this set  The clips are engraved Osmia, the fountain pen is engraved on the barrel Osmia and the logo company and 223 EF (nib size) RWA, the pencil is engraved Osmia 189 Faber Castell GMBH Dossenheim - Heidelberg. The pen has the original flexible 14 gold nib, engraved Osmia, number 3 inside the logo, 14 Kt  and the size is EF. Button filler. Length capped 12, 9 cm, posted 14,5 cm. The pencil has the company logo on the top, uses 1.1 mm leads and is twist actuated. The leather case has the fabric of the zipper worn in a corner both the pen and pencil are in excellent condition. Very scarce set. #2132 $USD 240
Lamy CP1 Platinum, this model is an upgrade from the original CP1, replacing the matte black lacquer finish with a ribbed pattern, with a  luxurious highly-polished platinum finish. The cylindrical body has a sprung, axle mounted clip made of solid stainless steel. It comes with an interchangeable bi-color 14k gold nib, Medium size. Compared to most high-end pens that typically have a larger profile, the CP1 Shiny Platinum provides a slim and luxurious alternative for all your daily use. Built off the Bauhaus philosophy of clear, functional, modern design, the company is an international leader in superior pens. Mint, unused, comes with box, certificate, use instructions, a blue LAMY ink cartridge, and a LAMY Z27 converter. #2067 $USD 190
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
Lamy CP1, Germany, solid sterling Silver barrel and cap with customized checkerboard pattern (Italian sterling hallmark?), 14 Kt gold Lamy nib, medium point, cartridge or converter filling (converter included). Mint or near mint, box and Lamy papers. #2066 $USD 170
Tropen, Germany, c. 1950's, executive black with high quality decorated gold plated clip and band, "Tropen Schholar" engraved on one  side of the cap, on the other Made in Germany, green ink window, fine point nib printed  Tropen Iridium Nichroma. The removable blind cap reveals the knob of a piston fill system. A bit longer than a Pelikan M400. No signs of use, never inked. #2615 $USD 85
Rotring Tiku, Germany, c. 1950, stylo, (writing tip consisting of a metal tube with a fine wire inside to regulate ink flow), cap, grip and  barrel blue and black marble, translucent amber and blue chunks ink window, stepped clip,  the brand characteristic red band, piston filler. Very good, rare #1542 $USD 140.

Reform 1745, Germany, 1960´s, green and black, gold filled clip and band, on the clip engraved Reform, bicolor nib imprinted  Reform Iridium Point, fine point, piston filler. Mint, unused with label. .#2616 $USD 40

Aurora Hastil, Italy, c. 1980, designed by Mr. Zanuso. It has a cylinder steel body made upon a single block steel cylinder. 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 pen is made of satin finish steel, has a spring loaded clip that fits flush with the cap, and insets at the end of the barrel that keep the cap from ever touching the barrel when it's posted, nib is white gold 14 kt, broad point, filling with cartridge or converter (accepts Parker). Near mint. #1267 $USD 150