Visconti is well known for its mastery and skills to produce high quality writing instruments. Based on the “Squaring of the Circle” design the Opera Club offers something unique, a translucent model that is hand carved from a block of luxurious celluloid, laminated in layers to great effect.
Recently acquired by Hepworth Dixon, fully serviced and pictured below. The Visconti Opera Club in Honey Almond.
|Visconti Opera Club in Honey Almond|
This beautiful Visconti Opera Club fountain pen, produced in c.2007, is in near mint condition. Each writing instrument in Opera collection is squared with rounded corners. Hand-turned from celluloid materials and accented by a unique cap band and spring loaded clip, the four-faceted celluloid cap and barrel are a beautiful cream and gold in color -- Visconti's Honey Almond. All trim is gold plated.
The pen's cap bears Visconti's wide cap band engraved with the model name: OPERA . The cap of the pen is further accented with Visconti's badging along the clip and at the cap's end. The pen has a wonderful 14ct gold Visconti nib, which is medium in size. Pen is complete with a piston converter, or the converter provided can be removed and the pen will accept ink cartridges.
Visconti Opera Club fountain pen is 5.3/8 ins long capped, 5.1/8 ins long uncapped, and 6.1/2 ins long when posted. Diameter is 1/2 in at the cap band.
Pen is presented in its original presentation case with outer box.
This beautiful Visconti Club Opera fountain pen is now seeking a new home. For further details, please visit: www.hepworthdixon.com