Curiosities

TOO BEAUTIFUL FOR THIS WORLD

The rare pieces offered in the December auctions will satisfy those looking to make big investments. However, there’s also plenty for those with smaller budgets. // BOLOGNA PEN SHOW - Saturday, November 28th

(Alberto Gerosa) PENNA#116-2015

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AN IMPRESSIONIST MASTERPIECE

The dappled shades of the finish are reminiscent of the light summer sunsets and orange citrus of Southern Italy, but Masterpiece is also the result of Delta’s design skills.

(Nicola Marchesano) PENNA#116-2015

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YASNAYA POLYANA SEEN FROM HAMBURG

Montblanc has chosen Tolstoy as the latest addition to its iconic collection, established in 1992 to pay homage to the greatest authors of all times and nations.

(Alberto Gerosa) PENNA#115-2015

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NATURAL ATTRACTION

Pilot’s latest pen – Capless Wood – features a birch exterior.

(Nicola Marchesano) PENNA#115-2015

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A HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY

As the sun rises on its first 90 years, Omas confirms its dedication to promoting the culture of thought shaped by handwriting using exclusive instruments.

(Alberto Gerosa) PENNA#114-2015

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PENS IN THE TIME OF SELFIES

Monteverde has designed a model that remote controls photographic devices.

(Nicola Marchesano) PENNA#114-2015

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REDISCOVERING A FORGOTTEN BRAND

With its Fer.Bor. brand, business boomed for Milan-based company Boralevi from 1927 through 1935, when it finally closed its doors. With the discovery of two Boralevi catalogs from 1931 and 1934, it’s now possible...

(Letizia Jacopini) PENNA#98-2011

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SGARBI AND HIS POETIC PROSTHESIS

Respected Italian art critic Vittorio Sgarbi speaks to Penna about his relationship with writing during a fantastic road trip though Sicily and Calabria.

(Alberto Gerosa) PENNA#97-2011

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THE WISDOM OF THE ENLIGHTENED ONE
(Photo Massimo Teruzzi- text Alberto Gerosa) -PENNA#114-2015

Nepal, just a stone’s throw from Tibet. The Boudhanath stupa rises majestically above Kathmandu. Here
the earthquake was very strong, but the mighty oldstructure suffered no serious damage and Buddha’s eyes continue to gaze upon the splendors and misery of humankind with imperturbable cerulean calm.

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