One of the finest writing instrument manufacturers, Montegrappa, is celebrating the Chinese Year of the Snake. After presenting the elaborate Centennial Dragon collection, and the limited edition Sanctus Michael Archangelus pens the brand has introduced the Montegrappa Snake 2013 Limited Edition Writing Instruments. ! Inspired by the Chinese Horoscope sign, this pen is finished in dark red celluloid and sterling silver. The pen that has been created by Italy’s oldest manufacturer of fine writing instruments is a bold, powerful statement designed to embody the virtues of its subject. Montegrappa’s Snake 2013 Limited Edition writing instruments are decorated with stunning die-cast overlays, with a special deep red-brown hue of pearlized resin called ‘Pietra’ work with metalwork. According to the Chinese Horoscope, the Snake is carved from the semi-precious stone Carnelian in color to match the cap and barrel, which according to the Chinese Horoscope, is a symbol of wealth and good luck charm. Fountain pens boast an ebonite feeder, 18K gold nib, and a piston filling system.
The Montegrappa Snake 2013 Limited Edition collection is available as a limited edition of only 888 fountain pens and 888 rollerball pens in sterling silver and only 88 fountain pens and 88 rollerball pens in solid 18K gold. The pens are numbered and are offered in an elegant wooden box. There is no word on pricing or availability yet.