2013-12-13

Visconti Caravel (1992)

Visconti Caravel was released in 1992 for the 500 anniversary of Columbus’ expedition and the discovery America. The package contained fountain pens, ink pots, leather cases and paintings by Mario Fantini representing a caravel. The piston filled fountain pens are made of celluloid with marbling of three colors: brown (Pinta), blue (Nina) and red (Santa Maria). they were the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first voyage in 1492.



the nib is two-tone 14k gold, the short clip is similar to the earlier Ragtime and were stamped “VISCONTI CARAVEL FIRENZE ITALIA”,


the cap top is the emblem of a caravel,


the packaging,
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