See below for more details of the decorative work on the cap and barrel. Double reservoir power filler mechanism, with plunger knob being the blind cap at the end of the barrel.
Visconti produced this series of 388 numbered fountain pens in this elegant combination of blue resin, silver plating and cut-out sterling silver filigree work. One of Visconti's greatest areas of expertise is the filigree cut-out technique (also called skeleton) that it first launched with the Uffizi LE back in 1993. The Skeleton technique has been developed over the years since then. Pens like the Ripple or Watermark are masterpieces for all collectors of fine writing instruments. Taking Inspiration from the myth and the ancient Greek mythology Visconti already created its first masterpiece in 2012 dedicated to the legend of Aracnis.Following this path, the new creation comes to life: Daedalus. (part man, part bull) was kept. In the story of the labyrinth as told by the. Is challenged to kill the Minotaur, finding his way with the help of. Refers to finely crafted objects.
And this is the origin of this unique Visconti creation. The cut-out over let filigree is finely chiseled by hand and it represents the scheme of the labyrinth as well as the head of the minotaur.All the details are highlighted by nice spots of glossy enamel. The filigree wraps a very nice translucent shining sky-blue resin. The resin has been developed from the Visconti experts and it has inclusions of silver colored dust to give the effect of the stardust sky overseeing the labyrinth landscape.
All the metal parts are in solid sterling silver. Mint in dedicated lacquered wooden box, and with ID card and standard booklet.Length closed is 16.0 cm, length open is 14.0cm, width at widest point on cap is 1.7cm, and weight empty is 60g. Thank you for your cooperation in making my service efficient and relatively free of risk. While we will make every endeavour to dispatch this item in a timely fashion, delays with couriers/postal agencies, as well as import authorities eg. An important note regarding the nib and writing performance of this fountain pen. A fountain pen nib can be a joy to write with, provided it has been tuned properly. Unfortunately factory settings are not optimal for some fountain pens that are new "out of the box", and occasionally tuning is required. It may need some tuning.
Then I will wash the nib unit and dry it. In this way I can be sure the pen will write correctly........ BUT sometimes there some residual water/ink will find its way down the feeder during courier air travel.This item is in the category "Collectables\Pens, Writing Items\Pens\Fountain". The seller is "rozmenko" and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.